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Sunday, February 22nd, 2009

Harvest

Tune by body and my brain
to the music from the land.
- Dave Mallett
It was back in November that our gardening youth group began clearing an overgrown plot of unused land, strewn with popsicle sticks and fading wrappers.
At the time, some were cynical, thinking that we should just plant ilengalenga, a quick growing leafy green that [...]

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Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

Trauma Healing as Community Building

Today I’m writing from Kigali, Rwanda, where for the past 9 days I have been at a training for Burundians, Rwandans, and Congolese to become facilitators of Healing and Rebuilding Our Communities (HROC) workshops.
At the same time, I’ve been reading Rethinking the Trauma of War, a book critical of programs that intervene in post-conflict situations [...]

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