• 01:15

    Genealogy Your Ancestors and You

    in History

    Tonite Chief Langley talks about  Southeastern American Indian Genealogy.  Those Native that remain in the southeast. Chief Langley Gives a grassroots approach to understanding  History, Timelines  Customs and Traditions. This lecture will bring many into the understanding of getting beyond brick walls.  This is a spiritual walk of understanding who your ancestors were and who you are.  Remember your old stories  reflect, Remember the daily habits of your ancestors. Remember the herbs and medicines they made,  All these are precious memories that will aid in your research.

  • 00:50

    Chief Langley Genealogy Lecture on ''Historical Barriers and Beliefs''

    in History

    Persuasion at work always takes place within a network of relationships. A relationship with someone, somewhere will be the starting point for putting your idea “in play,” and relationships with and between people you may not even know will often be the end point for getting it adopted. You need a circle of influence, a network of people who know people who know people. And it may be too late to form such a circle when you are ready to make your sale. The relationships must already be in place. The biggest barriers, of course, arise when you face negative or hostile relationships in the pathway of your idea.  1. Belief Systems, 2, Needs and Interest, 3 Relationships, 4 Creditabilty 

  • 00:57

    Chief Langley Lectures on Genealogy, Colonial History and Basic Common Sense.

    in History

    Chief Langley returns with more historical facts of colonial history as it connects with genealogy of many of your ancestors. There so much of history that's been omitted and surpress.  The Colonial Slave trade. American Indians, South Asians,  Oceanic Negroes. European Convicts - Chief Langley takes you on the jounery of living history. 

  • 01:01

    Using the Moon as a tool in Self-Actualization ~*~

    in Spirituality

    When we think of the term "Self-Actualization" we usually relate it with psychology or a form of "Self-Help" practice.  Most recently there is a major shift in our collective thinking that is seeing how earth-based practices are connected with helping us to Self Actualize.   Working with the Moon, for example, is of those practices. 


    The Moon is our closest celestial being and has powerful aspects of Medicine, Wisdom, and Magick/Manifestation.  It strongly mirrors the human in its rhythm and cycles.  When we are able to connect with the way the Moon "operates", we are able to access those three components. Although the Moon and its components are rarely spoken of in this form and only recently being explored and understood in the context of self-actualization, they can be essential tools for human development.


    Join me as we get to know the Moon from a perspective that has the potential to shift the way you live, grow, and function in your daily life. Through story and song you will learn how to use the Moon as a tool in helping you to be your "divine self".  Open to working with the Moon and you will see how it can be one of the most powerful (natural) self-actualization tools available to you.  


    As with each show, we'll be taking LIVE calls on the theme of the day.  We would love to hear from you.  Our call in number is: 646-668-8087.  


    P.S: Only for this week, Transforming Gifts will air LIVE on Friday, April 17th @ 11:00 AM, instead of Thursday.  It returns to its regular day and time (Thursday, 11:00 AM) next week.  


    Thanks!
    See you Friday~
    love, peace, and harmony, siempre
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  • 01:12

    Chief Langley Genealogy Lecture "Beyond the walls of Hope"

    in History

    Getting beyond genealogical breakwalls may become difficult at times. Chief Langley gives break throught techiques of researching for the unknown. one must become inspired. to believe its not impossible to dream and connect with your ancestors. 

  • 00:31

    Getting Started with Genealogy 101 Part 2

    in Family

    Provide basic information on how to get started with genealogy.  The basic rules of research and various tools available to aid in documenting family history.

  • 00:43

    Mind Maps for Genealogy with Ron Arons

    in History

    Today author Ron Arons joins Jane to talk about his book Mind Maps for Genealogy. Find out what mind maps are, how they can be applied to your genealogy research, and what the best mind mapping software programs are.


    Ron has given 250+ presentations internationally, which has earned him a reputation as a humorous, informative, and inspiring speaker. He has authored three books: The Jews of Sing Sing, WANTED! U.S. Criminal Records, and, most recently, Mind Maps for Genealogy.   In 2006 he appeared on the PBS television series The Jewish Americans as an expert on NY Jewish criminality.  In 2005 he won a Hackman Research Grant from the NY State Archives to continue his research regarding historical Jewish criminals in New York.  Ron earned a B.S. in Engineering from Princeton University and an MBA from the University of Chicago.


    To order the book: http://www.ronarons.com/

  • 00:30

    Tool porn? What tools and workshops do you envy?

    in Design

    We're talking about tools on MyFixitUpLife.

    Forget the must-haves and the innovations, let's just drill down to it: The likelihood you have enough tools is not likely.

    You know what tools you like. You know what tools you want. And you definitely know tool-drool...Come on...You know...Walking down the aisle, envying the be-jeezus out of that table saw and what you can make with it.

    So join us to talk tool dreams, tool fantasies and tool stuff, all of which we're just calling tool .

    Tool expert David Sheinkopf joins us on this episode of MyFixitUpLife. He's been building for clients both on and off TV for many years, originally seen on HGTV's Design on a Dime, and most recently has enjoyed the sublime features of Ellen's workshop on Ellen's Design Challenge. David is sharing which tools he prefers, what tools have to be nearby on any project, and we're going a step further to talk 3D printing, boots, and more.

    Join our conversation online and share your tool envies with us.

    Tune in to watch our chat with David Sheinkopf.

  • 01:33

    NextGen Genealogy: The DNA Connection with David R. Dowell

    in History

    What do you know about DNA?  Have you had your DNA tested and still have questions about your results?


    Join producer and host Bernice Bennett and co-host Victoria Massie for an engaging discussion with ethicist, author, and lecturer David R. Dowell on his book NextGen Genealogy: The DNA Connection.


    David R. Dowell was an academic librarian for 35 years. He has 2 degrees in history and 2 in library science. He has researched family histories since the 1960s. He is an ethicist, lecturer and author whose two most recent books are Crash Course in Genealogy (2011) and NextGen Genealogy: The DNA Connection (2014). He formerly taught “Genealogy Research” and “Ethics in the Information Age” at Cuesta College and chaired the Genealogy Committee and the Committee on Professional Ethics of the American Library Association. He blogs on genealogical topics as “Dr. D Digs Up Ancestors” at http://blog.ddowell.com. He coordinates two surname and one haplogroup DNA research projects.


    Dr. Dowell has taught library science courses face-to-face and online for 15 years and made presentations to local, regional and national library groups. He has taught genealogy research classes in both California and Tennessee and made presentations on genetic genealogy to community groups and local genealogy societies in California, Illinois and Tennessee. He is currently lecturing on genealogy research for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt University.


     

  • 01:10

    Chief Langley returns with Misconceptions of Colonial History

    in History

    Most of the history that we acquire comes not from history textbooks or classroom lectures but from images that we receive from movies, television, childhood stories, and folklore. Together, these images exert a powerful influence upon the way we think about the past. Some of these images are true; others are false.  Slavery comes to mention who were they Slaves were they all African. What about British Convicts who were lable as Indentured servants. Rarely is this ever mention. Learning history and knowing thats of information that has been suppress and omitted will make one and effective family historian and genealogist. 

  • 00:16

    HOTEP KENYATTA: Language is a tool of oppression/freedom

    in Education

    Hotep Kenyatta (Dr Shaka Blaka) speaks re:  Language can be a tool of oppression. Clearly few people want to connect themselves to Africa? Why.  Because from the 7th century AD onwards, powerful scholars took a passage from Jewish ancient holy texts and misrepresented it as though "dark skin is a curse from God, who cursed Noah's son Ham for seeing his father naked and drunk, etc"     Since then, there have been various efforts to hide the black/african nature of all civilization/humanity, and language has not been spared the racists/white nationalists sword of destruction.  (NOTE: Let's also remember that an ancient African, or Native South American language may be represented in Latin Script (letters, characters) but that this never means that the original language is Latin/Roman. Only the writing style used to represent the ancient African, etc sounds/spoken language.  People get this confused so often, and brainwashing is hard to fix when people don't know they're brainwashed...!


    Also listen in for how the concept of ETYMOLOGY is used in racist way.

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