What We Read This Week

Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week!


Indigenous Culture Reasserts Women’s Power Through Dance

“Native American women and girls are two and a half times more likely to experience sexual violence compared to other races. The truth is, however, that it’s been open season on Native women and girls’ sexuality for the last 500 years. For me, this is personal. My mother, and women of her generation, survived poverty, brutal men, sexual violence, and Indian boarding schools. While many of the Ojibwe women of my youth were bitter, quick-tempered creatures, their prickly exteriors camouflaged a capacity for deep love of family and culture and tenderness as soft as a mouse’s belly. That deep love is now driving revitalization of women-centered ceremonies, such as the Hoopa Valley Tribe’s Flower Dance.” Read Full Article

From yes!Magazine


For the First Time in History, Two Women Are Broadcasting Tonight’s NFL Game

During tonight’s NFL game between the Minnesota Vikings and the Los Angeles Rams, history will be made. But for once, it won’t have anything to do with the players. Hannah Storm and Andrea Kremer, two of sports’ most well-respected female reporters, will lead Amazon Prime Video’s streaming broadcast of the game, becoming the first female duo to broadcast an NFL game. Read Full Article

From Relevant Magazine


The Weather Channel’s new graphics put you in the center of Hurricane Florence and it’s pretty terrifying.

As Hurricane Florence pummels the Carolinas with 90 mile-per-hour winds and heavy rains, the vast majority of us can only experience the power of this catastrophic event through television. We know the winds are high by seeing a CNN reporter get his clothes tousled. We know the rains are hard by seeing it slam in the growing puddles of water, but that’s as close as we can get. But The Weather Channel’s (TWC) new graphics give viewers a terrifying view of what it feels like to be in the center of a hurricane. Read Full Article

From Good


How Our Makeup Puts Children in Danger

North Americans are obsessed with all things shimmery. It’s no wonder — that glow is associated with health and youth. But where does the shimmer come from? For the most part, the answer is mica, a silver-coloured natural mineral found in mines all over the world. Once mica is extracted from the earth, it is ground into a fine powder and sometimes pigmented, before ending up with the manufacturers of the products in which it is used. Read Full Article

From UCObserver


One Year After The Las Vegas Mass Shooting, What Has Changed?

It is gut-wrenching to look at their faces — 58 of them. They were young, old, men, women, single, married, parents, and grandparents. From all over the country and from Canada, they had one thing in common: they were fans of country music. One year ago, on Oct. 1, they made their way to an open field in Las Vegas where, in the midst of their revelry, they were plunged into terror and cut down by bullets — more than 1100 — fired from 32 stories above their heads. Read Full Article

From Sojo

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Author:Wood Lake Publishing

At Wood Lake Publishing we are passionate about supporting and encouraging an emerging form of Christianity, which is rooted in ancient wisdom and attentive to the movement of spirit in our day. Visit us online at woodlakebooks.com


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