Archive for September, 2016

On Cheeto Jesus and Muhammed Mama

Posted: 18th September 2016 by Bill Maxwell in Personal

“General opinion’s starting to make out that we live in a world of hatred and greed, but I don’t see that. It seems to me that love is everywhere. Often, it’s not particularly dignified or newsworthy, but it’s always there – fathers and sons, mothers and daughters, husbands and wives, boyfriends, girlfriends, old friends. When […]

A Death Among my Friends.

Posted: 12th September 2016 by Bill Maxwell in Personal

Someone I was very close to chose to end their life early. Near that end, she and I weren’t on speaking terms — her choice, not mine — as she tried to sort out some incredibly complicated things in her life. I know she tried to reach out to me about a week ago but […]

A Helping Hand?

Posted: 7th September 2016 by Bill Maxwell in Los Angeles, Mythic Ecology, Personal
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What I laid out for the attendees was the foundation of a conversation: that the U.S., by its own admission, is in active occupation of 500 – 1000 sovereign nations in the continental U.S. and that the Los Angeles tribes (who are very much alive and still culturally active and yes, there’s even a tribal government) never had a ratified treaty. If you live in L.A., you’re squatting on their land.