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Old 07-28-2017, 02:32 PM   #241
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Sigh, than I wish even more to listen to you.

s,p,d, & f orbitals can be visualized and explained without math. Quantization, Symmetry and absorption can be explained with analogies of the normal world. Again no math.

On Selection rules, I have to search my old notes from physics.

You are going to give a lecture in the style of Richard Feynman as in Laws of Physics or Claude Shannon with his first chapter of The Mathematical Theory of Communication.

Plain, easy and with your special wit. Your audience will have a great time.

I have an idea about the completeness of preparation you have to do for the audience.
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I'll be good. I won't even say aufbau, ungerade, gerade -- which is just about the extent of my German, LOL.
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Old 07-29-2017, 08:56 PM   #243
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I'm about half way through Good Friday on The Rez by the founder of PC Magazine, PC World, and Macworld.

David H. Bunnell, Good Friday on The Rez, St. Martin's Press, 2017.

It's the story of a rather odd road trip from Alliance, NE to Kyle to visit a former student and friend. Parts of it rehash, albeit it from a highly personal, subjective perspective, some of the same events detailed in Stew Magnusen's The Death of Raymond Yellow Thunder. He relates a few tales from the years he taught at Little Wound School.
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One third of Burry my Heart at Wounded Knee by by Dee Brown.

Sigh. Mankind and decision makers for a greater part have not learned really in the last 150+ years for the better ways.
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Old 08-15-2017, 03:27 PM   #245
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Completed Burry my Heart at Wounded Knee.
Switched to Luther Standing Bear and finished his books.
Worth reading as he was at places and times which lives on through his writing yet hard to experience from today, at least to me.

Explaining children of today what living was between 1960 and 1970 they can not imagine as it really was by their experience in today's world.

Decided to read Touching the Fire and Omaha Tales. I like the first one though it says to be a novel by the way it is narrated, from the present to the past.
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Touching the Fire is indeed a novel. If you liked it, I'd recommend:

Susan Power, The Grass Dancer, Berkley, 1994.

Louise Erdrich, The Antelope WifeHarper, 1998.
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Touching the Fire is indeed a novel. If you liked it, I'd recommend:
I ask myself what is novel and what is used by the term novel to embed truth within the novel. To a certain part, my view is that it is based on a part of Omaha and authors history history with the Omaha and combining other elements of plain tribes to make it a novel with a possible yet hypothetical tribe.

Reading another later book of Welsch where he comments on Touching the Fire let questions arise about how much of real tribes, people and tales are in this novel or have been taken in customized or imaginary form to explain the reality.


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Susan Power, The Grass Dancer, Berkley, 1994.

Louise Erdrich, The Antelope WifeHarper, 1998.
I am going to read them after Omaha Tales. I suppose they are emotional more difficult to read.
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Omaha Tribal Myths and Trickster Tales.

A very interesting way to present the Myths and Tales. As it was written by the "younger" Roger Welsch, it is in my view quite different to the four other books I read and he has written in later years. In my opinion, this is the most difficult book to read by him.

This above book dates 19881 while two other books date 1994 (Uncle Smoke Stories) and 1997 (Touching the fire) and yet two further books 2012 (Embracing Fry Bread) and 2017 (The Reluctant Pilgrim).

He presents some tales told in the different versions they have been communicated or have been taken by short hand to the ability of the listener. The comments to every tale are of different depth.
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Browsing through books on Amazon, I came across the following book:


Witness

A Hunkpapha Historian's Strong Heart Song of the Lakotas

by Josephine Waggoner

edited by Emily Levine.

At the time; I am reading Ella Deloria and Julien Rice. Need to be reread from time to time.
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A Hunkpapha Historian's Strong Heart Song of the Lakotas

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edited by Emily Levine.
This is a wonderful book.
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This is a wonderful book.
I got one.

There is a second book
With My Own Eyes: A Lakota Woman Tells Her Peoples History.


Sigh, I can't read so fast.

I read Ella Deloria and Julien Rice and the translation from Lakota over English into German thinking requires to read and reread and consult the dictionaries. Else I miss to much.

There are losses in meaning and play on words already from Lakota to English and my knowledge of English is limited.
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