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  • SALISH WOMEN: WHO WE WERE AND WHO WE ARE



    A one-woman play. Stories, poetry and live music to believe in one’s true self. To believe in magic. To believe in love.



     If the “f” word had been in use during the 1800’s, people would have used it to refer to Kwilqs (Kweelix). The “f” word I speak to is feminism. Kwilqs, a Pend d’Oreille Indian...

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  • THE TWO WOMEN WHO CHANGED HIM FOR BETTER



    Michael F. Steger talks about the women who made a major impact in his life.



    When asked about the special moments in his life, the life changing moments he has experienced, he immediately thought of two different women. Who are they? Why are they important to him? Find out...

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  • AN ALTERNATIVE APPROACH TO DEPRESSION



    Discover what gives meaning Miriam Akhtar’s life and how she navigates the path to happiness.



    Miriam hasn’t always been a happy person, but she truly believed that happiness is achievable for anyone who truly wants it. Listen to Miriam’s interesting story and how she escaped the...

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  • “OTHER PEOPLE MATTER!”



    Miriam Akhtar shows us the importance of teaching children to discover the good in people.



    Over the courses of our lives, we develop many different kinds of relationships, and each and every single one of them is important. Whether it’s a relationship with parents and relatives, with a...

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  • THE HAPPINESS HABITS



    Miriam Akhtar teaches us how to train for the happiness marathon.



    Depression is a serious disease that affects thousands of people all over the globe. Frequently hidden away or disguised, it can cause severe trauma and irreparable damage to people’s lives....

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  • BEING HAPPY AND MAKING OTHERS HAPPY



    Learn, as Miriam Akhtar tells us, how to spread joy and well-being in our own communities.



    Spreading laughter throughout the neighborhood will make you happier too. Whether it’s Singing in the Rain or doing mundane things as a big group… It often doesn’t really matter what you’re...

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  • ICE CREAMS TO HELP A COUNTRY?



    In Rwanda and Haiti two new ice-cream shops are being run by women.



    Rwandan percussionist Odile Gakire Katese, aka Kiki, had a dream: opening a branch of Blue Marble Ice Cream, an award-winning eco-friendly ice-cream shop, in her hometown. The plan itself may...

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  • WONDERING IF LOVE IS THE ANSWER?



    Discover what the questions would be that Katherine Chon would look up if she found a book containing every answer in the world.



    If you were given the opportunity to ask just one question, anything you wanted, and with the guarantee of getting an answer, what would you ask? Listen to what Katherine would want to know, find...

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