Irish and Native Americans: From the Rubble of Cultural Domination

by Maggie Callan Growing up in the State of Connecticut, home to Foxwoods Casino on the Mashantucket Pequot Indian Reservation, you might think that I learned something about Native American History in school. The truth is that what I learned can be summarized in a few sentences, and as it turns out, was mostly incorrect. […]

Reservations About Books: Disney’s Peter Pan

by Maggie Callan The story of Peter Pan has delighted children for generations since the production of J. M. Barrie’s play in 1904. The play was later expanded into a novel in 1911 and the boy who “won’t grow up” has remained a beloved bedtime story, playground game and birthday party theme ever since. When […]

The Path of Least Resistance

Below are excerpts from a Commentary published by LCE Founder and President Maggie Dunne, in Colgate University’s Maroon New, September 1, 2011, which she states in part: “The history of the Lakota Sioux and the quality of reservation life is not taught in most school curriculums in all likelihood because the topic is a great […]