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The new Trail of Tears : how Washington is destroying American Indians
Riley, Naomi Schaefer
New York ; Encounter Books, 2016
Introduction: What do we owe American Indians? -- The false promise of sovereignty -- Someone else's responsibility: property rights as Native rights -- Money instead of freedom: the loophole economy and the politics of poverty -- "White people call it nepotism. We call it kinship." -- Unprepared: a narrative of victimhood -- Walking in two worlds: the weight of Indian identity -- Who will stand up for civil rights? -- Equal protection: the tribe versus the individual -- Conclusion: Native Americans as Americans.
Baker Berry E93 .R55 2016
Woven identities : basketry art of western North America : the collection of the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, Santa Fe
Verzuh, Valerie K
Santa Fe : Museum of New Mexico Press, 
Material -- Construction techniques -- Form and function -- Design and ornamentation -- Creative visions -- Catalogue of the collection.
Baker Berry E78.W5 V47 2013
Scrape the willow until it sings : the words and work of basket maker Julia Parker
Berkeley, California : Heyday, 
Challenges of Looking -- Leaving the Landscape -- Pleasures of Seeing -- Entering the Basketscape.
Baker Berry E99.M69 P378 2013
A self-made man : the political life of Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1849
Blumenthal, Sidney, 1948-
New York : Simon & Schuster, 2016
Timeline of major events -- Cast of major characters -- The slave -- The reader -- The age of reason -- The slasher -- Paradise lost -- Old man eloquent -- The Springfield Lyceum -- The rivals -- The romance -- The prophet -- The duelist -- Coup d'état -- Infidels -- Great expectations -- Ranchero Spotty -- The hayseed -- The firm -- The spoils -- A hundred keys.
"The first of a multi-volume history of Lincoln as a political genius--from his obscure beginnings to his presidency, assassination, and the overthrow of his post-Civil War dreams of Reconstruction. This first volume traces Lincoln from his painful youth, describing himself as 'a slave, ' to his emergence as the man we recognize as Abraham Lincoln. From his youth as a 'newsboy, ' a voracious newspaper reader, Lincoln became a free thinker, reading Tom Paine, as well as Shakespeare and the Bible, and studying Euclid to sharpen his arguments as a lawyer. Lincoln's anti-slavery thinking began in his childhood amidst the Primitive Baptist antislavery dissidents in backwoods Kentucky and Indiana, the roots of his repudiation of Southern Christian pro-slavery theology. Intensely ambitious, he held political aspirations from his earliest years. Obsessed with Stephen Douglas, his political rival, he battled him for decades. Successful as a circuit lawyer, Lincoln built his team of loyalists. Blumenthal reveals how Douglas and Jefferson Davis acting together made possible Lincoln's rise. Blumenthal describes a socially awkward suitor who had a nervous breakdown over his inability to deal with the opposite sex. His marriage to the upper class Mary Todd was crucial to his social aspirations and his political career. Blumenthal portrays Mary as an asset to her husband, a rare woman of her day with strong political opinions. He discloses the impact on Lincoln's anti-slavery convictions when handling his wife's legal case to recover her father's fortune in which he discovered her cousin was a slave. Blumenthal's robust portrayal is based on prodigious research of Lincoln's record and of the period and its main players. It reflects both Lincoln's time and the struggle that consumes our own political debate"--
Baker Berry E457.35 .B55 2016
Original local : indigenous foods, stories, and recipes from the Upper Midwest
Erdrich, Heid E
St. Paul, MN : Minnesota Historical Society Press, 
Foods of this earth -- Manoomin-psin-wild rice -- Fish and game -- Gathering -- Vegetables and beans -- Mandaamin-corn -- Maple and berries -- Herbs and tea -- Good seeds.
"Local foods have garnered much attention in recent years, but the concept is hardly new: indigenous peoples have always made the most of nature's gifts. Their menus were truly the "original local," celebrated here in sixty home-tested recipes paired with profiles of tribal activists, food researchers, families, and chefs. A chapter on wild rice makes clear the crucial role manoomin plays in cultural and economic survival. A look at freshwater fish is concerned with shifts in climate and threats to water purity as it reveals the deep relationship between Ojibwe people and indigenous fish species such as Ginoozhii, the Muskie, Ogaa, the Walleye, and Adikamig, Whitefish. Health concerns have encouraged Ojibwe, Dakota, and Lakota cooks to return to, and revise, recipes for bison, venison, and wild game. Sections on vegetables and beans, herbs and tea, and maple and berries offer insight from a broad representation of regional tribes, including Ho-Chunk, Menominee, Potawatomi, and Mandan gardeners and harvesters. The innovative recipes collected here--from Ramp Kimchi to Three Sisters Salsa, from Manoomin Lasagna to Venison Mole Chili--will inspire home cooks not only to make better use of the foods all around them but also to honor the storied heritage they represent. Heid E. Erdrich, author of five books of poetry and coeditor of Sister Nations: Native American Women Writers on Community, teaches writing, performs her work broadly, and gives lectures on American Indian art, language, and literature"--
Baker Berry E98.F7 E735 2013
The freedom schools : student activists in the Mississippi civil rights movement
Hale, Jon N
New York : Columbia University Press, 
Introduction: The Mississippi Freedom Schools -- "The pathway from slavery to freedom" : the origins of education and the ideology of liberation in Mississippi -- "There was something happening" : the civil rights education and politicization of the freedom school students -- "The student as a force for social change" : the politics and organization of the Mississippi Freedom Schools -- "We will walk in the light of freedom" : attending and teaching in the freedom schools -- "We do hereby declare independence" : educational activism and reconceptualizing freedom after the summer campaign -- Carrying forth the struggle : freedom schools and contemporary educational policy -- Epilogue: Remembering the freedom schools fifty years later.
"Created in 1964 as part of the Mississippi Freedom Summer, the Mississippi Freedom Schools were launched by educators and activists to provide an alternative education for African American students that would facilitate student activism and participatory democracy. The schools, as Jon N. Hale demonstrates, had a crucial role in the civil rights movement and a major impact on the development of progressive education throughout the nation. Designed and run by African American and white educators and activists, the Freedom Schools counteracted segregationist policies that inhibited opportunities for black youth. Providing high-quality, progressive education that addressed issues of social justice, the schools prepared African American students to fight for freedom on all fronts. Forming a political network, the Freedom Schools taught students how, when, and where to engage politically, shaping activists who trained others to challenge inequality. Based on dozens of first-time interviews with former Freedom School students and teachers and on rich archival materials, this remarkable social history of the Mississippi Freedom Schools is told from the perspective of those frequently left out of civil rights narratives that focus on national leadership or college protestors. Hale reveals the role that school-age students played in the civil rights movement and the crucial contribution made by grassroots activists on the local level. He also examines the challenges confronted by Freedom School activists and teachers, such as intimidation by racist Mississippians and race relations between blacks and whites within the schools. In tracing the stories of Freedom School students into adulthood, this book reveals the ways in which these individuals turned training into decades of activism. Former students and teachers speak eloquently about the principles that informed their practice and the influence that the Freedom School curriculum has had on education. They also offer key strategies for further integrating the American school system and politically engaging today's youth." -- Publisher's description
Baker Berry E185.93.M6 H35 2016
America is not post-racial : xenophobia, islamophobia, racism, and the 44th president
Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, 2015
Introduction: Obama-phobia in America -- Why Obama haters should love Obama -- The not-post-racial election -- Angry, afraid, and cold: defining the Obama haters -- Obama haters' racial attitudes -- Othering Obama, part I: xenophobia among Obama haters -- Othering Obama, part II: islamophobia among Obama haters -- Hot tea: Obama haters and tea partiers -- Thinking like a hater -- The future of hate.
Baker Berry E908 .A89 2015
Dangerous spirits : the windigo in myth and history
Smallman, Shawn C
Victoria : Heritage House Publishing, 2015
The Windigo in Traditional and Contemporary Narratives -- "More than a canine hunger": Frontier Encounters with the Windigo, 1636-1916 -- "Stunned, teased, and tormented": Missionaries and the Windigo, 1818-1960 -- Prisons, Mental Asylums, and Residential Schools.
In the traditional Algonquian world, the windigo is the spirit of selfishness, which can transform a person into a murderous cannibal. Native peoples over a vast stretch of North America--from Virginia in the south to Labrador in the north, from Nova Scotia in the east to Minnesota in the west believed in the windigo, not only as a myth told in the darkness of winter, but also as a real danger. Drawing on oral narratives, fur traders' journals, trial records, missionary accounts, and anthropologists' field notes, this book is a revealing glimpse into indigenous beliefs, cross-cultural communication, and embryonic colonial relationships. It also ponders the recent resurgence of the windigo in popular culture and its changing meaning in a modern context. --Provided by publisher.
Baker Berry E99.A35 S7135 2015
Mixed blessings : indigenous encounters with Christianity in Canada
edited by Tolly Bradford and Chelsea Horton
Vancouver ; UBC Press, 
Introduction: The mixed blessings of encounter / Tolly Bradford and Chelsea Horton -- Reading rituals: Performance and religious encounter in early colonial northeastern North America / Timothy Pearson -- Managing alliance, negotiating Christianity: Haudenosaunee uses of Anglicanism in northeastern North America, 1760s-1830s / Elizabeth Elbourne -- A subversive sincerity: The I:yem Memorial, Catholicism, and political opportunity in S'olh Téméxw / Amanda Fehr -- "The joy my heart has experience": Eliza Field Jones and the transatlantic missionary world, 1830s-40s / Cecila Morgan -- Between García Moreno and Chan Santa Cruz: Riel and the Métis rebellions / Jean-François Bélisle and Nicole St-Onge -- Rethinking Edward Ahenakew's intellectual legacy: Expressions of nêhiyawi-mâmitonêyihcikan (Cree consciousness or thinking) / Tasha Beeds -- Aporia, atrocity, and religion in the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada / Siphiwe Dube -- Decolonizing religious encounter? Teaching "Indigenous traditinos, women, and colonialism" / Denise Nadeau -- Autoethnography that breaks your heart: Or What does an interdisciplinarian do when what she was hoping for simply isn't there? / Carmen Lansdowne -- Conclusion: Reflections on encounter / Tolly Bradford and Chelsea Horton.
"Mixed Blessings transforms our understanding of the relationship between Indigenous people and Christianity in Canada from the early 1600s to the present day. While acknowledging the harm of colonialism, including the trauma inflicted by church-run residential schools, this interdisciplinary collection challenges the portrayal of Indigenous people as passive victims of malevolent missionaries who experienced a uniformly dark history. Instead, this book illuminates the diverse and multifaceted ways that Indigenous communities and individuals--including prominent leaders such as Louis Riel and Edward Ahenakew--have interacted, and continue to interact, meaningfully with Christianity."--
Baker Berry E78.C2 M589 2016
Saul, John Ralston, 1947-
Toronto, Ontario, Canada : Penguin, 2015
Baker Berry E78.C2 S29 2015
Deer Woman : a vignette
Albuquerque, NM : Native Realities, LLC, 2015
Baker Berry E98.W8 L37 2015
The fire this time : a new generation speaks about race
edited by Jesmyn Ward
New York : Scribner, 2016
The Tradition / by Jericho Brown -- Introduction / by Jesmyn Ward -- Part I: Legacy -- Homegoing, AD / by Kima Jones -- The Weight / by Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah -- Lonely in America / by Wendy S. Walters -- Where Do We Go from Here? / by Isabel Wilkerson -- "The Dear Pledges of Our Love": A Defense of Phillis Wheatley's Husband / by Honorée Fanonne Jeffers -- White Rage / by Carol Anderson -- Cracking the Code / by Jesmyn Ward -- Part II: Reckoning -- Queries of Unrest / by Clint Smith -- Blacker Than Thou / by Kevin Young -- Da Art of Storytellin' (a prequel) / by Kiese Laymon -- Black and Blue / by Garnette Cadogan -- The Condition of Black Life is One of Mourning / by Claudia Rankine -- Know Your Rights! / by Emily Raboteau -- Composite Pops / by Mitchell S. Jackson -- Part III: Jubilee -- Theories of Time and Space / by Natasha Trethewey -- This Far: Notes on Love and Revolution / by Daniel José Older -- Message to My Daughters / by Edwidge Danticat.
"National Book Award-winner Jesmyn Ward takes James Baldwin's 1963 examination of race in America, The Fire Next Time, as a jumping off point for this groundbreaking collection of essays and poems about race from the most important voices of her generation and our time. In light of recent tragedies and widespread protests across the nation, The Progressive magazine republished one of its most famous pieces: James Baldwin's 1962 "Letter to My Nephew," which was later published in his landmark book, The Fire Next Time. Addressing his fifteen-year-old namesake on the one hundredth anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, Baldwin wrote: "You know and I know, that the country is celebrating one hundred years of freedom one hundred years too soon." Award-winning author Jesmyn Ward knows that Baldwin's words ring as true as ever today. In response, she has gathered short essays, memoir, and a few essential poems to engage the question of race in the United States. And she has turned to some of her generation's most original thinkers and writers to give voice to their concerns. The Fire This Time is divided into three parts that shine a light on the darkest corners of our history, wrestle with our current predicament, and envision a better future. Of the eighteen pieces, ten were written specifically for this volume. In the fifty-odd years since Baldwin's essay was published, entire generations have dared everything and made significant progress. But the idea that we are living in the post-Civil Rights era, that we are a "post-racial" society is an inaccurate and harmful reflection of a truth the country must confront. Baldwin's "fire next time" is now upon us, and it needs to be talked about. Contributors include Carol Anderson, Jericho Brown, Garnette Cadogan, Edwidge Danticat, Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah, Mitchell S. Jackson, Honoree Jeffers, Kima Jones, Kiese Laymon, Daniel Jose Older, Emily Raboteau, Claudia Rankine, Clint Smith, Natasha Trethewey, Wendy S. Walters, Isabel Wilkerson, and Kevin Young"--
Baker Berry E185.615 .F526 2016
The gift is in the making : Anishinaabeg stories
Simpson, Leanne, 1971- author
Winnipeg : HighWater Press, 
Introduction -- Our treat with the hoof nation -- The Baagaataa'awa game that changed everything -- All our relations -- A gift from a very smart little green frog -- She knew exactly what to do -- Zhingwaak gets a little snippy -- Please be careful when you're getting smart -- It's you who makes the name powerful -- Good neighbors -- Want -- Zhigaag's power medicine -- The place of muddy water -- It's a very good thing to be yourself -- Honoring Ojiig in the night sky -- Gwiiwzens makes a lovely discovery -- The star people are always watching -- Zhiishiib makes everybody lunch -- Makwa, the great faster -- She had a beautiful, speckled design -- The rock on Miskwaadesi's back -- The gift is in the making.
"The Gift is in the Making retells previously published Anishinaabeg stories, bringing to life Anishinaabeg values and teachings to a new generation. Readers are immersed in a world where all genders are respected, the tiniest being has influence in the world, and unconditional love binds families and communities to each other and to their homeland. Sprinkled with gentle humour and the Anishinaabe language, this collection of stories speaks to children and adults alike, and reminds us of the timelessness of stories that touch the heart"--The back cover.
Baker Berry E78.C2 S56 2013
Troubled refuge : struggling for freedom in the Civil War
Manning, Chandra, author
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2016
Part I. Out of Egypt -- Grit and limits: experiencing emancipation in eastern contraband camps -- Constant turbulence: experiencing emancipation in western contraband camps -- Part II. By the sword -- Precarious routes to freedom: wartime emancipation in contraband camps -- Uneasy alliances: wartime citizenship in contraband camps -- Part III. Time in the desert -- Imperfect ploughshares: from military to civil authority, April-December 1865 -- Conclusion.
Even before shots were fired at Fort Sumter, slaves recognized that their bondage was at the root of the war, and they began running to the Union army. By the war's end, nearly half a million had taken refuge behind Union lines in improvised "contraband camps". These were crowded and dangerous places, with conditions approaching those of a humanitarian crisis, yet families and individuals took unimaginable risks to reach them, and they became the first places where many Northerners would come to know former slaves en masse. Drawing on records of the Union and Confederate armies, the letters and diaries of soldiers, transcribed testimonies of former slaves, and more, Manning sweeps us along, from the contraband camps, sharing insight and stories of individuals and armies on the move, to debates in the halls of Congress. The alliances between former slaves and Union soldiers which were warily begun in the contraband camps would forge a dramatically new but highly imperfect alliance between the government and the African Americans. That alliance would outlast the war, and help destroy slavery and ward off the very acute and surprisingly tenacious danger of re-enslavement. It also raised, for the first time, humanitarian questions about refugees in wartime and legal questions about civil and military authority with which we still wrestle, as well as redefined American citizenship, to the benefit but also to the lasting cost of African Americans. --
Baker Berry E453 .M24 2016
After the storm : militarization, occupation, and segregation in post-Katrina America
Lori Latrice Martin, Hayward Derrick Horton, and Kenneth J. Fasching-Varner, editors
Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, 
Introduction / Lori Latrice Martin -- A tale of two cities : race and wealth inequality in the new South / Lori Latrice Martin, Kenneth Fasching-Varner, and Melinda Jackson -- Accelerated categorical inequality : New Orleans in the eye of the storm / Geoffrey L. Wood -- Loaded gun complex : engaging education and penal realism in post Katrina times / Kenneth Fasching-Varner -- What do you know about my black son? : a counternarrative that challenges the deficit perspective / Tracey P. Baxley -- Three Louisiana floods : cases of genocide? / Teresa A. Booker -- Can you hear me now? : race, call-ins, and the myth of public accountability / Lori Latrice Martin and Kenneth Fasching-Varner -- The effects of Hurricane Katrina on black women : understanding women's fear through an intersectional lens / Melinda Jackson, Castel Sweet, and Dari Green -- Hand over minority economies (H.O.M.E.) : examining the persistent waves of divesting, dismantling, and devaluing of black bodies in America / Tifanie Pulley and Lori Latrice Martin -- Giving students voice : book dealing and discussions that build a broken community / Susan Densmore-James -- Triple threat : Hurricane Katrina and the Walmartization of communities of color / Lori Latrice Martin.
Baker Berry E185.86 .A3425 2016
Confederate cabinet departments and secretaries
Peterson, Dennis L., 1954- author
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 
Introduction: the birth of the Confederate nation -- Jefferson Davis's selection of a cabinet -- Part I. Justice Department -- Overview -- Judah P. Benjamin -- Thomas Bragg -- Thomas Watts -- Wade Keyes, Jr. -- George Davis -- Part II. Treasury Department -- Overview -- Christopher Memminger -- George Trenholm -- John Reagan -- Part III. War Department -- Overview -- Leroy Pope Walker -- Judah P. Benjamin -- George Randolph -- James Seddon -- John C. Breckinridge -- Part IV. Navy Department -- Overview -- Stephen Mallory -- Part V.Post Office Department -- Overview -- John Reagan -- Part IV. State Department -- Overview -- Robert Toombs -- Robert M.T. Hunter -- Judah P. Benjamin -- Conclusion: a final assessment of Davis's cabinet.
Baker Berry E487 .P49 2016
Reconciling and rehumanizing indigenous-settler relations : an applied anthropological perspective
Ferrara, Nadia, 1967-
Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, 2015
Building bridges -- Being the other -- Rebuilding trust through dialogic exchange -- Translating lived realities -- Personal lived reality : opening of my self -- Engaging in reconciliation -- Ethical responsibility -- Conclusion : towards intergenerational reconciliation -- Epilogue : coming home -- bi-giiwe.
Baker Berry E78.C2 F38 2015
Hacia otra historia de América : nuevas miradas sobre el cambio cultural y las relaciones interétnicas
Navarrete Linares, Federico, author
México, D.F. : Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Instituto de Investigaciones Históricas, 2015
Baker Berry E59.G6 N38 2015
De la emigración al transtierro : diásporas del Caribe Hispanohablante en los Estados Unidos
Montás, Keiselim A., 1968-
New York : Escribana Books, 2015
El transtierro -- El marco histórico de la emigración Caribenã y las posteriores identidades lingüísticas en figuras representativas del transtierro -- Diáspora : ¿qué nos aparta que nos une? -- Manifestación personal de la alternativa bilingüe/bicultural en el ámbito de la identidad y la creatividad.
Baker Berry E184.D6 M66 2015
When we imagine grace : black men and subject making
Drake, Simone C., 1975- author
Chicago ; The University of Chicago Press, 2016
Navigating discourses of crisis -- A friend of my mind, or where I enter -- Nat love: a new patronymic -- Lest we forget: stories my grandfather told me -- Deliver us from evil: black family hauntings in a neoliberal state -- Twisted criminalities: contradictory black heroism -- "I'm not a businessman, I'm a business": a hip-hop -- Genealogy of black entrepreneurship -- Epilogue: black boys making sense of race.
Simone C. Drake spent the first several decades of her life learning how to love and protect herself, a black woman, from the systems designed to facilitate her harm and marginalization. But when she gave birth to the first of her three sons, she quickly learned that black boys would need protection from these very same systems systems dead set on the static, homogenous representations of black masculinity perpetuated in the media and our cultural discourse. In When We Imagine Grace, Drake borrows from Toni Morrison's Beloved to bring imagination to the center of black masculinity studies allowing individual black men to exempt themselves and their fates from a hateful, ignorant society and open themselves up as active agents at the center of their own stories. Against a backdrop of crisis, Drake brings forth the narratives of black men who have imagined grace for themselves. We meet African American cowboy, Nat Love, and Drake's own grandfather, who served in the first black military unit to fight in World War II. Synthesizing black feminist and black masculinity studies, Drake analyzes black fathers and daughters, the valorization of black criminals, the denigration and celebration of gay men, Cornelius Eady, Antoine Dodson, and Kehinde Wiley.
Baker Berry E185.86 .D73 2016
The Dawes Commission and the allotment of the Five Civilized Tribes, 1893-1914
Carter, Kent, 1946-
Orem, Utah : Ancestry.com, ©1999
Getting organized: 1863-1896 -- First try at enrollment: 1896-1897 -- Prelude to destruction: 1897 -- The Curtis Act: 1898 -- Snakes and scribes: enrollment of the Creeks and Seminoles -- Choctaws, Chickasaws, and Lawyers -- Deciding who can be a Cherokee -- Allotting land -- Buy, rent, or steal -- Townsites and leftovers -- The business of bureaucracy -- Winding up affairs -- Going out of business -- Appendix I: List of Tribal rolls among the records of the Dawes Commission -- Appendix II: List of townsites -- Bibliography -- Source notes -- Index.
Given by Eugene Edge III.
Baker Berry E78.I5 C37 1999
American Indian stories of success : new visions of leadership in Indian Country
Gerald E. Gipp, Linda Sue Warner, Janine Pease, and James Shanley, editors
Santa Barbara, California : Praeger, an imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, 
This collection brings together the autobiographical stories of post-World War II American Indians who were able to succeed in the American education system and become educational leaders.
Baker Berry E97 .A447 2015
The last fish war : survival on the rivers
Reyes, Lawney L., author
Seattle : Chin Music Press, Publishers, 2016
Baker Berry E98.F4 R49 2016
Peacemakers : the Iroquois, the United States, and the Treaty of Canandaigua, 1794
Oberg, Michael Leroy
Oxford ; OXFORD University Press, 
Guswenta -- Broken -- Critically circumstanced -- St. Clair's defeat, and its consequences -- Disaffected -- Fallen timbers -- A treaty at Canandaigua -- "All causes of complaint" -- The long life of the Treaty of Canandaigua.
"Peacemakers: The Iroquois, the United States, and the Treaty of Canandaigua, 1794 offers a glimpse into how native peoples participated in the intercultural diplomacy of the New Nation and how they worked to protect their communities against enormous odds. The book introduces students, in detail, to the Treaty of Canandaigua, which is little known outside of Central New York. It examines how the Six Nations of the Iroquois secured from the United States a recognition of their sovereign status as separate polities with the right to the "free use and enjoyment" of their lands."--Publisher.
Baker Berry E99.I7 O14 2016
Residential schools : with the words and images of survivors
Loyie, Oskiniko Larry, 1933- author
Brantford, ON : Indigenous Education Press, 
Baker Berry E96.5 .L69 2014
The new African diaspora in the United States
edited by Toyin Falola and Adebayo Oyebade
New York, NY : Routledge, 
Baker Berry E184.A24 N53 2017
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