Shelby Robinson

Shelby Robinson is a green-living enthusiast, freelance writer, and teacher of middle school English. She enjoys reading, writing, and hiking, and also manages a personal blog, unconventional operations. unconventionaloperations.wordpress.com/

Shelby Robinson

Getting Over the Guru Fix: Learning to Live a Leaderless Existence

Since the beginning of time human societies have frequently had someone in charge. From tribal chiefs to kings to democratic presidents, there has almost always been a ‘boss‘. Although comforting to some, there have also always been free thinkers — anarchists who swim against the current and desire to have the power to make decisions …

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In “Yellow Woman & A Beauty Of The Spirit”, L. Silko recalls her childhood on the Leguna Pueblo reservation. Native Americans teach their children in a...

8 Things Pueblo Native Americans Teach Their Children That We Could All Learn A Lot From

In Leslie Marmon Silko’s essay “Yellow Woman and a Beauty of the Spirit,” (from her collection of essays by the same title), Silko recalls life lessons she learned growing up on the Leguna Pueblo reservation. As she became more involved with 1st world culture, she realized the lessons of her youth were quite contrary to …

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