At UCLA, we recognize all original peoples of the Los Angeles area and to the north, east, south and west whose lands are connected to where we now learn, work, and live. From the point of European contact until present day, many other Indigenous peoples including American Indians from across the United States, Pacific Islanders, and Indigenous peoples from Latin America, among others came to call Los Angeles their home. In the 1950’s and 60’s, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) instituted the termination and relocation programs that brought many American Indians to Los Angeles.
See “Grants/Situational Grants” on form. Any amount ( or whatever you are able to give) is truly appreciated. A goal of funds an entire Situational Grant, several of which have been tied to art supplies.. They passed onto the deck where the carboys those glass incubation jugs they’d hauled from Fairbanks would be set up, and up the stairs to the pilothouse where Captain Billy refilled Ray’s coffee cup with an earth friendly blend. It was already afternoon in New York, and a Mets game was playing on the radio. Billy showed Aurora the GPS and the depth finder and then the paper charts that marked their course straight out from the mainland to the edge of the continental shelf.
A few days ago, I was chatting with my mother. I happened to mention a popular Instagram page called Foreverandforava (976k followers). This page features two four year old girls called Everleigh (1.7 M followers) and Ava (509 k followers). I have to admit, I personally don’t believe the ‘find your Element’ thing; that seems to be a new thing that’s gotten more popular in the last decade, maybe I’m old school but to me the point of the Elements is that we all are all the Elements because they represent so many different things, and the goal is to find balance. I personally believe if someone finds themselves super aligned with one element, it’s a sign of imbalance and they should start focusing on bringing the others more into their lives. I know not everyone agrees with me, the ‘find your Element’ mentality has kind of permeated people’s consciousness now adays, but hearing another opinion is always good food for thought to chew on..
The early part of the 20th century also saw a modernization in the whaling industry of Japan as they made a full scale switch over to the methods of modern whaling, setting up a whaling station in Ayukawa in 1906. By this time they were also employing the whaling techniques introduced by Norway utilizing the harpoon gun. Many whalers were also using the more destructive counterpart, the exploding harpoon, which utilizes that standard idea of a gun launched harpoon; however, the harpoon is loaded with deadly explosives that target whales..