Today has two important celebrations (so no Tuesday song today)
In the Catholic Church, today is the feast day of St. Kateri Tekakwitha, patroness of ecology and the native people of North American.
First is a short video telling her story. And the second is a clip about her importance to Native American Catholics as well as the complex legacy of Catholicism and native people in North America:
Seven summers ago, my wife and I had the great joy of participating in Sunday mass at the St. Kateri shrine in the Mohawk Valley of New York State (if you’ve even been on the NY Thruway between Albany and Syracuse, you drove very near to this shrine’s location.) See the end of this post for some of my photos from the shrine.
And Tuesday brings Michael Sean Winters’ Links for 7/14/20
And here’s the link (which stays the same each day) to “My Paper.li”
The Ed Tech Emergent Daily, Tuesday July 14thhttps://paper.li/e-1584814795#/ You can bookmark this link!
Here’s my TOP FIVE stories from today’s “My Paper.li”:
NOTE: If you’ve not yet read his most recent novel “The Nickle Boys,” drop everything and go and read this powerful, historically-based story. It’s relatively short – you could almost read it in one sitting.
And, put this on your calendar for the day after tomorrow:
On Thursday, July 16, Whitehead will join Hayden in a conversation on race in America, part of a video series called Hear You, Hear Me. The conversation will be available at 7 p.m. on the Library’s Facebook and YouTube channels, as well as on the LoC’s video page. The prize ceremony will take place online during the National Book Festival, slated for September 25-27.https://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/industry-news/libraries/article/83847-colson-whitehead-awarded-2020-library-of-congress-prize-for-american-fiction.html