Harel Mallac Limited (HML.mu) listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius under the Industrial holding sector has released it’s 2009 annual report.For more information about Harel Mallac Limited (HML.mu) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Harel Mallac Limited (HML.mu) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Harel Mallac Limited (HML.mu) 2009 annual report.Company ProfileHarel Mallac and Co. Limited is involved in the manufacturing and trading, business service as well as asset management businesses. The company operates through investment, corporate and property business services and manufacturing and trading segments. Harel Mallac and Co. Limited also engages in the blending, trading, and selling of chemicals, fertilizers, and general goods, the provision of agro industrial, engineering, refrigeration, and electrical products, as well as air conditioning and fire protection, and waterproofing activities. Harel Mallac and Co. Limited has operations in Mauritius, Burundi, Madagascar, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Zambia. The company is based in Port Louis, Mauritius. Harel Mallac and Co. Limited is a subsidiary of Société de Lerca. Harel Mallac and Co. Limited is listed on the Stock Exchange of Mauritius
Curate (Associate & Priest-in-Charge) Traverse City, MI Rector Bath, NC Curate Diocese of Nebraska Rector Albany, NY Las memorias del Rdo. Hiram Hisanori Kano, Nikkei Farmer on the Nebraska Plains, se publicaron en inglés en 2010.El obispo Scott Hayashi, de Utah, presidió la eucaristía en que se le rindió tributo a Kano, que murió en 1988, a muy poco de cumplir cien años. El 24 de octubre será el día oficial para la conmemoración de Kano, quien escribió Nikkei Farmer on the Nebraska Plains [Un granjero nikeí en las llanuras de Nebraska], unas memorias que recorren los primeros años de su vida en Japón hasta que se muda a Estados Unidos (nikeí se refiere a los japoneses en la diáspora). Incluyó relatos de su época en los varios campos de internamiento donde más de 100.000 japoneses o de ascendencia japonesa fueron obligados a vivir durante la segunda guerra mundial. En los campos, Kano dirigía cultos, ministraba a los que se encontraban cerca de él y les enseñaba, incluidos sus carceleros, otros reclusos y alemanes prisioneros de guerra.“Estuvo ausente tres años” recordaba su hijo Cyrus Kano, de 94 años, que junto con otros miembros de la familia y amigos asistieron al oficio religioso de la Convención.El Rdo. Fred Vergara, misionero de la Sociedad Misionera Nacional y Extranjera para el ministerio asioamericano, dijo que es importante que voces y testimonios tales como el de Kano se conmemoren y se incluyan en las constantes conversaciones de la Iglesia para inspirar a las generaciones futuras.Adeline Kano, de 87 años, dijo que ella seguía en directo la eucaristía desde la iglesia episcopal de San Pablo [St. Paul’s Episcopal Church] in Fort Collins, Colorado, donde su padre sirviera ocasionalmente cuando ya estaba jubilado.Myrne Watrous, feligresa de San Pablo que asistió a la eucaristía de la Convención en Salt Lake City, recalcó que el honor era merecido. “Si uno se fija en la vida de los santos, así fue la suya”, dijo ella de Kano, a quien conoció. “Él abandonó una vida de riqueza para convertirse en un granjero de Nebraska y predicar la palabra de Dios, divulgar el mensaje y recorrer el camino”.La nieta Susan Kano dijo que la sorprendía el tamaño del culto y la conmemoración. El único indicio que ella tuvo del papel de su abuelo en la comunidad fue la celebración de sus 50 años de matrimonio para él y su abuela, Aiko Ivy Kano. “La gente no cesaba de estrecharme la mano —cientos de personas— y de decirme ‘su abuelo es un santo’” recordaba ella.Agregó que ella consideraba que el tiempo que el pasó en los campos [de internamiento] fue un don para su ministerio. “Él tuvo una vida maravillosa”, afirmó.Las otras personas incluidas para la conmemoración litúrgica en la Resolución A055 fueron: Charles Raymond Barnes (a quien se le conmemoró en la eucaristía del 2 de julio), Artemisia Bowden, Albert Schweitzer y Dag Hammarskjold.El Rdo. Hiram KanoCyrus Kano, ingeniero mecánico jubilado que vive en Cape Cod, Massachusetts, dijo que su padre querría ser recordado “como un hombre de Dios”.Respecto a sus experiencias en el campo de internamiento, Kano convirtió la adversidad en territorio fértil para la misión: “Él dijo, bien, Dios me puso aquí, ¿qué es lo que Él quiere que yo haga?” recordaba su hijo.Además de organizar un colegio en el campamento, donde enseñaba inglés y otros cursos, llevó a cabo estudios de la naturaleza y dirigió oficios de culto mientras estuvo encarcelado.Kano inmigró a Estados Unidos después de haber tenido un encuentro juvenil con William Jennings Bryan en su natal Japón que despertó su sed de aventuras, según cuenta su hija, Adeline Kano. Sus orígenes eran privilegiados: “Mi abuelo era el gobernador de la prefectura de Kagoshina”, explicó Kano, de 87 años, durante una entrevista telefónica desde su hogar en Fort Collins.Al principio, Kano obtuvo una maestría en economía agrícola en la Universidad de Nebraska y no tardó en convertirse en activista y líder entre los “issei” o la comunidad nipoamericana de primera generación, muchos de los cuales habían venido a laborar en la agricultura o en los ferrocarriles.El Rvdmo. George Allen Beecher, entonces obispo de la Diócesis Misionera de Nebraska Occidental, oyó hablar del activismo de Kano en 1921, cuando los legisladores del estado estaban contemplando una legislación que excluía a los inmigrantes japoneses de poseer o heredar tierras, o incluso de arrendarlas por más de dos años. El proyecto de ley hasta les prohibía poseer acciones en compañías que ellos hubieran formado.Kano y Beecher se conocieron y viajaron junto al capitolio estatal para hablarles a los legisladores, quienes finalmente aprobaron una medida mucho menos restrictiva, según cuenta Kano en sus memorias.Beecher persuadió a Kano, varios años después, de que se convirtiera en misionero para la comunidad nipoamericana [de Nebraska], que entonces se calculaba en unas 600 personas. En 1925, Kano aceptó y la familia se mudó a North Platte. Tres años más tarde fue ordenado diácono y prestó servicios en dos congregaciones de misión. La iglesia de Santa María [St. Mary’s] en Mitchell y San Jorge [St. George’s] en North Platte. Fue ordenado al presbiterado en 1936.— La Rda. Pat McCaughan es corresponsal de Episcopal News Service y forma parte del equipo de ENS que está reportando sobre la 78a. Convención General. Traducción de Vicente Echerri. Director of Music Morristown, NJ General Convention, The Church Investment Group Commends the Taskforce on the Theology of Money on its report, The Theology of Money and Investing as Doing Theology Church Investment Group Rector Shreveport, LA Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to PrintFriendlyPrintFriendlyShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to EmailEmailShare to MoreAddThis Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA Por Pat McCaughan Posted Jul 2, 2015 Rector Belleville, IL Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Rector Martinsville, VA Rector Collierville, TN Ya no son extranjeros: Un diálogo acerca de inmigración Una conversación de Zoom June 22 @ 7 p.m. ET Press Release Service Episcopal Migration Ministries’ Virtual Prayer Vigil for World Refugee Day Facebook Live Prayer Vigil June 20 @ 7 p.m. ET Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Rector Pittsburgh, PA Tags TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Rector Hopkinsville, KY Remember Holy Land Christians on Jerusalem Sunday, June 20 American Friends of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem Featured Jobs & Calls Submit a Job Listing Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Rector Knoxville, TN Una vida santa: Hiram Hisanori Kano convirtió el campo de internamiento en campo de misión Priest-in-Charge Lebanon, OH The Church Pension Fund Invests $20 Million in Impact Investment Fund Designed to Preserve Workforce Housing Communities Nationwide Church Pension Group Tamborileros de taiko actúan en la eucaristía del 1 de julio en honor del difunto Rdo. Hiram Hisanori Kano. La 78ª. Convención General aprobó una resolución por la que incluía a Kano y a otros en Una gran nube de testigos: calendario de conmemoraciones. Foto de Pat McCaughan/ENS.[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] El trueno fragoroso de los tambores taiko recordaba a los fieles que asistían a la eucaristía del 1 de julio de la intensidad de la vida y el testimonio del desaparecido Rdo. Hiram Hisanori Kano, que transformó su prisión en los campos de internamiento durante la segunda guerra mundial en un campo de misión.Los asioamericanos se refieren a los campos de internamiento de la segunda guerra mundial donde recluyeron a japoneses y nipoamericanos como campos de concentración.Con la aprobación de la Resolución A055, la 78ª. Convención General incluyó oficialmente las conmemoraciones de Kano y de otros tres hombre y una mujer en Una gran nube de testigos: Calendario de conmemoraciones [“A Great Cloud of Witnesses: A Calendar of Commemorations”] que se usará en el próximo trienio. Rector Smithfield, NC Submit a Press Release Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL General Convention 2015 Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Inaugural Diocesan Feast Day Celebrating Juneteenth San Francisco, CA (and livestream) June 19 @ 2 p.m. PT Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Rector Washington, DC Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET An Evening with Aliya Cycon Playing the Oud: Crossing continents and cultures with the most beautiful instrument you’ve never heard Lancaster, PA (and streaming online) July 3 Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Associate Rector Columbus, GA Submit an Event Listing Youth Minister Lorton, VA Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Rector Tampa, FL Rector (FT or PT) Indian River, MI Featured Events New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books
UF/IFAS in Apopka will temporarily house District staff; saves almost $400,000 Please enter your comment! LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter TAGSOperation Southern Shield Previous article36 Easy, Breezy No-Cook Summer RecipesNext articleHollywood character actor Martin Landau dies at 89 Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Police departments in Florida and four other states launched a weeklong safety initiative to slow down drivers called “Operation Southern Shield”.The initiative started yesterday and continues through Sunday, July 23rd. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, speeding is the cause of 30 percent of the traffic deaths in the United States each year. The campaign aims to reduce the number of drivers who are speeding, impaired, distracted and not wearing seat belts, according to the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs, which oversees grants used for the program.Extra patrols are being funded by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Statistics from the agency show wrecks killed about 35,000 people in the United States in 2015, an increase of 7 percent from 2014. In four of the five states participating in Operation Southern Shield, traffic fatalities increased in 2015. Alabama, Florida, Georgia and South Carolina saw higher fatalities, while deaths were down slightly in Tennessee.Operation Southern Shield is being held in July between other major highway safety campaigns to coincide with the larger-than-normal numbers of drivers on roads because of summer travel, officials said. Please enter your name here Gov. DeSantis says new moment-of-silence law in public schools protects religious freedom Florida gas prices jump 12 cents; most expensive since 2014
February 5, 2017 at 10:30 pm Please enter your name here The Super Bowl is tomorrow and football fans will watch as the Atlanta Falcons take on the New England Patriots, but others will be watching the biggest game day of the year for the other part of the Super Bowl–the commercials.We’ve put together a list of some of the most memorable Super Bowl commercials.“Pepsi’s 1996 Cheatin’ Heart”Watch as the Coca-Cola delivery man grabs a Pepsi from the cooler.McDonald’s “The Showdown” 1993Long before the show Dude Perfect, was this commercial showing two great basketball players, Larry Bird and Michael Jordan.Volkswagen’s The Force (2011)How can you not love this tiny Darth Vader as he attempts to find the force?Reebok’s “Office Linebacker with Terry Tate” (2003)Watch how linebacker Terry Tate creates office order in his famous “take down” way.Coca-Cola’s “Mean Joe Green” (1979)Just as Coca-Cola is a classic, so is this memorable spot.Here’s a sneak peek of 2017 commercial that will run during Super BowlSkittles “Romance”Currently, it has over 5 million views on YouTube.And for the first time – Mr. Clean makes an appearance during the Super Bowl and has cleaned up over 3 million views to date.Mr. Clean “Cleaner of Your Dreams” ( 2017 ) Mama Mia Reply Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 Happy Super Bowl L1 everybody!….. The new sexy Mr. Clean can come clean my house any day he wants to……bring it. I don’t care who wins the Super Bowl because the truth is, I don’t understand football anyway, I leave that up to my husband and parrot what he says about how it was played….LOL. I must be the only person around who can read the sports page about a football game and don’t know what the heck they even are talking about….so I won’t even pretend to comprehend….LOL! We drove on Ondich Road yesterday off of Plymouth Sorrento Road, and although I had seen the bridge pilings going up awhile back, and now I see the lower bridge, but the taller one….OMG! that thing is so high up in the air! Just wait until someone drives over the side of that thing!!! Why so high? Was that necessary? February 5, 2017 at 3:28 pm Mama Mia February 5, 2017 at 3:04 pm Reply Final 34-28 Patriots won. Seriously, AHS football team could have done better than Atlanta in this game, don’t you all think? Another downer……pitiful. Mama Mia 14 COMMENTS Reply Reply February 5, 2017 at 3:16 pm Reply February 5, 2017 at 4:11 pm February 5, 2017 at 7:14 pm Mama Mia Reply Mama Mia Reply February 5, 2017 at 4:49 pm Please enter your comment! February 5, 2017 at 3:09 pm Mama Mia The Yellow Tail wine commercial was a good one, that was just on during the Super Bowl. My husband liked the girl in the bikini and I liked the kangaroo. As I said before, Australia is looking better and better everyday to me…….. 2:00 pm meeting scheduled today of our president and our governor in Tampa. What now??? Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter TAGSsuper bowl Previous articleSuper Bowl – Easy Wing RecipeNext articleAre you becoming more like Jesus? Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR The Patriots owner, Robert Kraft, who is buddy buddy with Vladimir Putin claims that Vladimir stole his 2004 championship football ring that he wore to Russia in 2005, and that he had on, and was showing off to Vladimir. He now has made an offer to make a duplicate ring, just like his old ring, with an additional monogram for Vladimir, if he will return his ring back, as he claims to have sentimental value attached to the original ring. He says if Vladimir accepts his offer, then our president can take it to him when he goes to meet with Vladimir soon. Now isn’t this just lovely. Ball deflating Brady, Putin, Kraft, and the president buddy buddy along with Tillerson……my oh, my……somehow I think that Vladimir is going be owning two almost matching championship rings very soon …..one for each hand…..LOL!!!!! Might even manage to get his paws on this ring from tonight’s win and score a total of 3 pirated rings…..hahahaha! Birds of a feather flocking together……..saw the story on the Daily Mail I think it was. February 5, 2017 at 11:15 pm A fun trip down the memory lane of advertising Mama Mia February 5, 2017 at 10:13 pm Mama Mia Mama Mia Mama Mia Mama Mia I see the prefab wall on Maine Street has been crashed into and an entire section of the prefab wall has been knocked down and has been destroyed. Between Summit Street and Martin St. on Maine St. at the entrance to the subdivision. My husband noticed it yesterday, so we don’t know when it happened. It would seem to us that someone must have been injured to hit that wall and knock it down and tear it up like that. Reply February 5, 2017 at 3:45 pm February 5, 2017 at 10:07 pm Reply Reply Mama Mia Reply February 5, 2017 at 9:53 pm If they don’t show any Budweiser Clydesdales during the Super Bowl it won’t be the same…………. Reply Are they going to double check Tom Brady’s balls to insure he didn’t deflate them…..LOL????? Mama Mia Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate The Clydesdales were shown way too quickly…..that sucked. I didn’t like the eye thing or paint that was on Lady Gaga’s eyes when she came out. The flying through the air was fun. Didn’t care for the gold tinsel shiny short jacket she had on with the silver bodysuit and silver boots. I don’t like silver and gold together personally. The lights, stars, and candles were nice. I saw the president’s interview already, so that was pre-game. He sucked big time, as usual. The game is a nail biter at this point! Wait….the president is a Patriot fan??? Well then, I am pulling for the Atlanta Falcons….GO FALCONS!!! February 6, 2017 at 12:12 pm Reply I heard that a man placed a million dollar bet on this game. Don’t know who he was or which team he bet on……… Reply You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here The Anatomy of Fear LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Mama Mia That is a cute video of “The Story of Mr. Clean” that shows him as a baby and shows him growing up through the years until adulthood. Ugh, the President is going to be interviewed during the commercial slot of the Super Bowl…..double ugh. Mr. Clean’s service to his country is very much needed at the White House Oval Office!!! Ugh……… What is going on with Atlanta?????? Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.
Year: Photographs: Leonardo Finotti Contractor:Marco Antônio GaribaldiStructural Engineers:OPS Engenharia S/C ltdaLandscape Architects:Alalou PaisagismoSite Area:420,00m²Architect In Charge:Mônica DruckerDesign Team:Ruben Otero, Victor Minghini, Ignácio ErrandoneaCity:São PauloCountry:BrazilMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Leonardo FinottiRecommended ProductsDoorsRabel Aluminium SystemsMinimal Sliding Door – Rabel 62 Slim Super ThermalWindowsFAKRORoof Windows – FPP-V preSelect MAXWindowsLibartVertical Retracting Doors & WindowsStonesCosentinoSurfaces – Prexury®Text description provided by the architects. Creating disguised transparency ambiances such as gardens, patios with pergolas, and openings partially protected by brises, Architecture has provided to tenants the desired sunlight, ventilation and privacy. Set in Vila Madalena, western district of São Paulo, a very intensively socially and culturally agitated region, this 400 m² residence was designed by architect Monica Drucker for a couple with three small children.Save this picture!DiagramThe project occupies the whole lot. The sides have gardens, and the home faces the greenery, making the distinction between interior and exterior very slight. The large glass frames with double high ceiling open to the two sides of the house, one of them protected by brises, allowing good natural lighting, in spite of the building at the back. At the top floor, the three suites are integrated through a veranda covered with a pergola and glass. This clear and pleasant space, besides providing the necessary privacy for the bedrooms in relation to the neighboring building, is useful for the children, who can play there safely.Save this picture!© Leonardo FinottiA walkway, protected by a glass railing, leads to the suites, passing between one side of the stairway and the intimate room. At the façade, the horizontalness is enhanced by the generous cumaru sliding window, which protects the glazed openings. In order to avoid the tall claustrophobic walls, common in big cities, the solution was a wooden strips gate.Save this picture!© Leonardo FinottiProject gallerySee allShow lessHouse in Fukuchiyama / arakawa Architects & AssociatesSelected ProjectsMoleskine Livescribe Notebooks: Analog and Digital Together at LastArchitecture News Share “COPY” Brazil Houses Projects CopyHouses•São Paulo, Brazil CopyAbout this officeDrucker Arquitetos AssociadosOfficeFollowProductsWoodConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesLeonardo FinottiHousesWoodSao PauloSão PauloBrazilPublished on September 08, 2014Cite: “Vila Madalena House / Drucker Arquitetos Associados” 08 Sep 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
Projects “COPY” Country:United KingdomMore SpecsLess SpecsSave this picture!© Morley Von SternbergRecommended ProductsEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesFranken-SchotterFacade System – LINEADoorsLinvisibileLinvisibile Curved Hinged Door | AlbaWindowsAir-LuxSliding Window – CurvedEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesAlucoilStructural Honeycomb Panels – LarcoreText description provided by the architects. The Clients brief was for their weekend and holiday house, a compact 1960’s bungalow, to be enlarged, giving more living accommodation and enhancing the views of the sea to the north and west. Maintaining the private/secret nature of the site was also a requirement.Save this picture!© Morley Von SternbergAn initial proposal to simply add a glass pavilion living room to the existing house appeared to fulfil the brief. Keeping the house single storey kept the building low enough not to have a view of nearby houses but adding the new space to the north of the existing house located the main living space in a position with a more commanding view over the woods below to the Solent beyond.Save this picture!Floor PlanAs the design developed however it became obvious that the size and standard of the new extension would only serve to exaggerate the cramped and substandard nature of the existing house. A decision was taken in favour of wholesale redevelopment; maintaining the concept of the initial proposal but ensuring that the completed project had a coherence and consistency of quality.Save this picture!© Morley Von SternbergThe house is approached from a generally suburban and unremarkable road down gravel drive through a wood. The initial view of the house is deliberately unclear. A long sinuous reflective black wall sitting amongst the trees conceals the presence of the house and beyond. Views of the sea are also only hinted at with glimpses.Save this picture!© Morley Von SternbergOn entering the house through a huge rough sawn timber door the visitor is lead along a broad sweeping curved corridor down which the main living space, the internal and external living areas and the stunning views beyond slowly become apparent. The utter and apparently almost structureless, transparency of the living area is offset by the timber clad density of the bedroom block the two sections being held together by the black screen wall running north south on the east side of the house.Save this picture!© Morley Von SternbergBedrooms generally have corner locations with micro views within the property but the main living space with terraces both to the north and south has long views to the north and west.Save this picture!© Morley Von SternbergRebuilding rather than extending allowed the whole house to be designed in a more sustainable level than the existing property. The building is heated using a ground source heat pump running off a series of 40m bore holes. The heat pump also provides the hot water and heating to the swimming pool and in summer provides cooling to the floors: – replenishing the borehole in the process.Save this picture!© Morley Von SternbergRainwater is harvested for flushing WCs and for external taps. Solar heating for hot water was considered but rejected as there were operational problems on a property which in only used intermittently. Similarly a wind turbine was rejected for a number of reasons, including planning, wind profile, and pay back time.Save this picture!© Morley Von SternbergThe main bedroom block and all external walls are constructed using 280mm thick lightweight clay honeycombe ‘Zeigler’ blocks giving very high levels of insulation whilst the glazed pavilion has deep overhangs ensuring that solar gain is used to best advantage during winter months but avoided during the summer. The dark living room floor also absorbs solar gain reducing the load in the underfloor heating.Project gallerySee allShow lessVideo: Leibar&Seigneurin on their “Sculptural” Social Housing Project in AngletVideosLeventis Art Gallery / Feilden Clegg Bradley StudiosSelected Projects Share Year: General Contractor: Photographs: Morley von Sternberg Landscape Design: CopyAbout this officeThe Manser Practice Architects + DesignersOfficeFollowProductsSteelConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesHousesUnited KingdomPublished on November 15, 2014Cite: “Sea Glass House / The Manser Practice Architects + Designers” 15 Nov 2014. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021.
Thousands of Indigenous people from more than 200 Native Nations, as well as non-Native supporters, have swelled the numbers of those blocking construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) at Standing Rock in North Dakota. These protectors of the water seek to thwart the plans of a Texas-based corporation, Energy Transfers, that is attempting to build a pipeline that threatens the clean drinking water of millions and desecrates sacred burial sites of the Oceti Sakowin (the “Great Sioux Nation”).There are 7,000 to 10,000 people at Standing Rock as we go to press in mid-September – ranging from Native people from throughout the Americas, a Maori delegation from Aotearoa/New Zealand and Kanaka Maoli from Hawaii, Palestinian solidarity groups, Black Lives Matter activists and white environmentalists.#NoDAPL water protectors are encamped immediately outside the Standing Rock Reservation, on treaty land, and are organized into multiple camps, including the Sacred Stone Camp and the Red Warrior Camp.The #NoDAPL struggle has become an unprecedented, historic uprising in defense of Indigenous sovereignty and the right to clean water. As people in the camps often say, “Water Is Life. Mni Wiconi.”Background to the struggleOriginally, DAPL was supposed to go through Bismarck, N.D., but was rerouted to Standing Rock over concerns by Bismarck’s mostly white population of risk to the city’s water supply. Energy Transfers then made plans to build DAPL under the Missouri, Mississippi and Big Sioux rivers in violation of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s federally protected rights.The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe (SRST) objected, and some protectors began to camp in a planned construction area in April. But on July 26, the Obama administration via the Army Corps of Engineers gave a quiet go-ahead to the route, giving SRST only a 48-hour notice that digging was to begin.Multiple arrests occurred in August as the protectors valiantly blocked a road to keep pipeline workers from offloading heavy equipment and locked down onto construction equipment.On Sept. 3, the company unexpectedly began excavation at a sacred burial site. Led by people from the Oceti Sakowin (Seven Council Fires of the Great Sioux Nation) and other Indigenous nations, protectors intervened to stop the desecration. The company sent in private security guards who set attack dogs on the people. The security guards were from G4S, a company notorious for brutal prison abuse in the U.S. and Palestine.The scene recalled the horrific police-dog attacks on Black civil rights protesters in the U.S. South. Many Indigenous people also remarked on the fact that Christopher Columbus and his men had used specially bred dogs to attack and eat Arawak, Taino and other Indigenous People more than 500 years ago.Big business interests pushed back on Sept. 8 when the governor of North Dakota, a major pipeline booster, called out the state’s National Guard to “protect” the oil corporations and banks against the thousands of Indigenous people and their supporters protecting their own land and water. These courageous defenders and water protectors were smeared repeatedly by North Dakota authorities and described as “agitators” by the commanding general of the NDNG.On Sept. 9, a federal district judge refused to block the DAPL permit, ruling against the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. But within minutes, a joint statement was issued by the Departments of the Interior, of Justice, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, temporarily halting construction bordering Lake Oahe on the Missouri River while more environmental studies are conducted. The government also promised to meet with national tribal leaders and reconsider issues of tribal consent to these sorts of projects.Native-led resistance to DAPL has continued, unbroken by attack dogs, hired goons, state troopers, National Guard and other forces of repression. International outrage at the dog attacks led to a breakthrough in corporate media coverage, which had largely been ignoring what was happening.Police arrest protectorsOn Sept. 13, police in riot gear arrested 22 protectors and medics, as well as some independent journalists, as the protectors were trying to block construction by nonviolent direct action in one of the many areas where pipeline work is taking place.While these arrests are taking place, none of the security guards has been charged with the assaults against protectors at the construction site.The federal government could simply pull all the permits and cancel this project, but it has not chosen that course. It did not mandate an end to work at the multiple sites that the protectors are defending. For now, the federal government has only delayed some work, while the company is building in many areas, including in other states such as Iowa, where arrests are also taking place.On the other hand, this reprieve was a victory, because the Obama administration was forced to intervene entirely due to the immense strength and resolve of Indigenous people in the #NoDAPL movement and the outpouring of support from so many non-Native people.Perhaps the U.S. government thought that, by issuing a temporary halt, people would believe everything was fine and just go home. To the contrary, thousands more people have poured into the camps, because it is clear that continued vigilance is required.Unprecedented unity of Native and non-Native peopleDallas Goldtooth from the Indigenous Environmental Network and a veteran organizer of the Keystone XL fight, commented to Yes magazine about the historic support from Indigenous Nations at Standing Rock: “I don’t think there has ever been as large a mobilization and a unified, unilateral Indian Country support like this. We’ve had chairmen, traditional chiefs, chairwomen, the leaders of the leaders of Indian Country, who have come to this camp.“Also, we’ve had a lot of non-Native allies that are 100 percent supportive of the fight and struggle here because they see the connections…. [B]ecause the messaging is that water is life, so many people can connect with that. Whether you’re Native or non-Native, whether you’re from Chicago or Detroit or New Orleans or up in the Bakken, we all understand the importance of protecting the water. That brings us together.”The struggle is not over. Our support continues to be crucial. We need to continue to support the Water Protectors and the encampments. We must demand all charges be dropped against those who were arrested. We must insist on the removal of the National Guard and other police and private security guard harassment. We must defend the sovereignty of Native Nations. We must support ongoing struggles against pipelines and fracking.Ways you can helpCALL Gov. Jack Dalrymple of North Dakota and tell him you are outraged at the actions of the state against peaceful Indigenous peoples. Phone: (701) 328-2200.CALL the White House, tell President Obama to honor his commitment to the people of Standing Rock and STOP the Dakota Access Pipeline now: (202) 456-1111.SIGN THE PETITION to the White House to stop DAPL: tinyurl.com/StopDAPLCALL or EMAIL executives of Energy Transfer Partners, which is building the pipeline:Vicki Granado, Media Relations, (214) 599-8785, [email protected],Lee Hanse, Executive Vice President, (210) 403-6455DONATE $$Sacred Stone Camp gofundme account: www.gofundme.com/sacredstonecampRed Warrior Camp gofundme account: oweakuinternational.orgDirectly to Standing Rock Sioux Tribe: tinyurl.com/StandingRockFundFIND A SUPPORT ACTION near you and more information online. Check out nodaplsolidarity.org#HonorTheTreaties #NoBakken #SacredStoneCamp #STOPDAPL #MniWiconi #SacredWater #NoDAPL #RezpectOurWater #IndigenousRising #LoveWaterNotOilThe WWP delegation to Standing Rock, which included Vice Presidential candidate Lamont Lilly, Sara Flounders, Imani Henry, Cody Kradz and Taryn Fivek, contributed to this article, as well as Mahtowin Munro and Minnie Bruce Pratt based on web reports.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare this
Measuring Consumer Economic and Housing Market Expectations in Daily Dose, Featured, Government, Market Studies, News Tagged with: Economy Employment Federal Reserve Federal Reserve Bank of New York Home Prices May 13, 2019 1,199 Views The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Share Save Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago About Author: Seth Welborn Previous: Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and the QM Patch Next: The Student Debt Drag on Home Buying Seth Welborn is a Reporter for DS News and MReport. A graduate of Harding University, he has covered numerous topics across the real estate and default servicing industries. Additionally, he has written B2B marketing copy for Dallas-based companies such as AT&T. An East Texas Native, he also works part-time as a photographer. Print This Post Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Subscribe Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Sign up for DS News Daily Economy Employment Federal Reserve Federal Reserve Bank of New York Home Prices 2019-05-13 Seth Welborn Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Inflation expectations declined in April, according to the latest Survey of Consumer Expectations from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Additionally, the Fed’s survey revealed that consumer expectations of home-price changes remained stable at their recent low level of 3.0% in April, the fifth consecutive reading at this level.Household income and spending both increased, according to the survey. Median expected household income growth increased slightly from 2.8% in March to 2.9% in April, moving just above its trailing 12-month average of 2.8%. Median household spending growth expectations increased from 3.1% in March to 3.3% in April. Spending growth expectations have been volatile and exhibit seasonality.Fewer Americans are concerned about unemployment as well. Mean unemployment expectations—or the mean probability that the U.S. unemployment rate will be higher one year from now—decreased 1.5 percentage points in April, to 35.7%, and is now 4.9 percentage points below its almost five-year high reached in January.According to the latest Fannie Mae Home Purchase Sentiment Index (HPSI), despite the upbeat economic activity, many are still pessimistic about the housing market.“While home selling confidence remains strong and more consumers on net expect mortgage rates to decline over the next year, respondents walked back some of their buying optimism from March,” said Doug Duncan, SVP and Chief Economist at Fannie Mae. “Improving perceptions of income gains and a softening home price growth outlook should help support housing demand. However, increasing expectations among consumers that mortgage rates will continue to be favorable for some time will likely gain additional support following last week’s Fed meeting – and may also be reducing their urgency to buy.”The consumer outlook on whether now is a good time to sell has remained relatively unchanged, at 43%, but down 2% year over year. Additionally, the net share of Americans who say mortgage rates will go down over the next 12 months increased 5 percentage points to -40%. This component is up 8 percentage points from the same time last year. Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago Related Articles Home / Daily Dose / Measuring Consumer Economic and Housing Market Expectations
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