The Dance of the Opposites in American PoliticswithGlenn Aparicio Parry

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Glenn Aparicio Parry, PhD, also given the name Kizhe Naabe (Ojibwe for Kind-Hearted Man), is author of Original Politics: Making American Sacred Again and also Original Thinking: A Radical ReVisioning of Time, Humanity, and Nature. His website is

Here he discusses the impact of the Indian Removal Act of 1830. He explains the origin of the American liberal and conservative traditions in the war of pamphlets between Thomas Paine and Edmund Burke. Over time, both liberal and conservative positions tend to reverse. Many examples are provided. He explains the influence of native American culture on the nineteenth century feminist movement.

(Recorded on June 1, 2020)

Sally Roesch Wagner, Sisters in Spirit: Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) Influence on Early American Feminists –

Published on July 4, 2020