Native American influence in USA – not counting that Constitution drawn from Native American sources – What evidence exists that the delegates studied Native governments? Descriptions of them appear in the three-volume handbook John Adams wrote for the convention surveying different types of governments and ideas about government. It included European philosophers like John Locke and Montesquieu, whom U.S. history textbooks have long identified as constitutional influences; but it also included the Iroquois Confederacy and other Indigenous governments, which many of the delegates knew through personal experience. https://www.history.com/news/iroquois-confederacy-influence-us-constitution Source: List of place names of Native American origin in the United States – Wikipedia
As you can see in videos below, several of the state’s COVID safety guidelines were not followed during the show. There was no social distancing happening during a show that featured tons on moshing, and no distance between the performers and the audience. There also clearly were a lot of people not wearing masks. And according to state guidelines, the max amount of people who can be attendance at outdoor events right now is capped at 500 people.
Source: Parks Department Investigating After Thousands Packed Tompkins Square Park For Permitted Hardcore Concert – Gothamist
Emily Victoria Viegas, 13, died on April 22, according to an online fundraiser launched in her memory that’s raised more than $80,000 for her grieving family.
Family friend Adrian Goddard, who organized the fundraiser, told CBC News that Viegas had contracted COVID-19 as well as pneumonia. Her mother is currently in intensive care with COVID-19, Goddard said, while her younger brother is also infected and in isolation, but doing OK.
Source: Brampton, Ont., teen among youngest Canadians to die with COVID-19 | CBC News
Kakoli Bhattacharya, an Indian journalist who was a researcher, translator, news assistant and friend to Guardian correspondents for more than a decade, has died from Covid-19 in Delhi.
She died on 23 April after being admitted to hospital earlier in the week during a catastrophic second wave of the virus in India that has claimed tens of thousands of lives since it took off in March.
Bhattacharya, 51, worked with every Guardian correspondent in south Asia since 2009. Her daily contributions to Guardian journalism ranged from obtaining the phone numbers of sources with remarkable speed, translating one of the several languages she spoke fluently, accompanying correspondents in the field, and beyond.
Source: Indian journalist and Guardian news assistant Kakoli Bhattacharya dies from Covid-19 | India | The Guardian
“Not being treated as a human being or [being treated as] a second-class citizen is totally different from a universal measure to protect lives,” Jackson said.
Tisa Rodriguez, chairwoman of the Riverside County Democratic Party, said it was “unconscionable” that an elected member of the city council would “malign their memories in such a self-serving way.”
Source: California council member compares her refusal to wear mask to Rosa Parks’s civil rights fight | TheHill