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So, the state of Washington(where I live) is getting rid of Columbus Day in favor of Indigenous Peoples Day. I'm very happy about this, since I have always seen Columbus Day as the celebration of the systemic rape & conquest of the First Nation' People. As a Metis, someone of mixed Native American(Salish) & European ancestry, I've never liked having to endure the soft bigotry that is so prevalent towards Native Americans & our fading culture. Within recent years some of that open disrespect has been taken out of the public mainstream piece by piece(like the fight to remove the racial slurs, like "redskins", from being sports teams' names....the removal of Columbus Day as a holiday is just one more piece....the fact that Washington state wanted to replace it with one that honors the Native Salish of this state, means more to me than I have words to say....If my Mother were alive to see this day, I know it would make her happy.....


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I'm a gardener, nothing more, nothing less. My life before this was one of service, military service. I have served in both the US Marines and the US Army, in war and in peacetime. That time is over, now I'm a gardener. My days are filled with pruning trees and shrubs in the niwaki style, tending the watergarden, watching the bamboo sway in the breeze, marking the change of seasons day by day.....

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Whimsical-Angel Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2015
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Bunnyr0se Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2015  Professional Photographer
Thank you SO much for the follow, I really appreciate it!!  ^^ :) (Smile) 

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SanguineWinds Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2015   Photographer
I just wanted to thank you for the visit to my profile, as well as for your service. Thank you.
Kanabo Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you
HarleyTheSirenxoxo Featured By Owner Jul 28, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks so much for watchin', Kanabo Baybee! Chinatsu Yoshikawa (Fangirling) [V1] by Jerikuto  If you're interested feel free to check me out on fb!  :iconfacebooklogoplz: Harleythesirenxoxo Cosplay

Samii-Doll Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the watch
Here, have a llama in return :meow:
Also feel free to check out my facebook page & give it a like if you should feel so inclined
gaghielart Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2015
thanks for the :+fav: :D
Scathefir3 Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you so much for the Watch!

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Scathefir3 Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the llama!
SinnocentCosplay Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2015  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks for the llama ^^
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