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The Child-Led Educator

Once a girl was born into a recently unified Italy, a land stepping into modernity. The society around this child was slowly …

Two Novels

Well, time got away from me this week. As a result, the mystery educator will have to wait until next week. In …

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The Scholarly Pilgrim

Once a girl was born into the lush green glory of the Western Ghats in India. Soon after her birth, her generous …

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The Businesswoman of Beauty

Once a woman was born in Kazimierz, a Jewish town in Poland. She was the oldest daughter in a large shopkeeping family. …

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The Pioneering Producer

Once a woman skirted the southeastern curve of the Mediterranean Sea, her sister and two nieces in her wake. From a small …

One Post Per Week & Why

Up until now, I have tried to post three to five times per week while working a busy day job. Over the …

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Katherine Dunham: The Facts

  If you enjoyed learning about Katherine Dunham, you might also like to check out: adventurous historian Jane Ellen Harrison, athletic advocate Nawal …

Science and Art

Katherine Dunham was ground-breaking in the way that she combined the social science of anthropology with the art of dance. She understood …

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Dancing Your Family History

Katherine Dunham learned a lot about her cultural background through exploring different types of dance. As an anthropologist, investigating cultures was part …

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The Dancing Anthropologist: Impact

Fully qualified in anthropology, the woman returned to the stage. Establishing a new company called the Negro Dance Group (later the Katherine …