Daily Archives: 28/08/2014

Gatekeepers and Quipu (Khipu) Democracy

In Hidden in Plain View: A Secret Story of Quilts and the Underground Railroad, Tobin and Dobard point to what is essentially a Quipu made of fabric. The question is whether the gatekeepers of today will allow our modern quipus, … Continue reading

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Do gatekeepers enslave human potential?

In Journal of a Residence on a Georgian Plantation 1838-1839 Frances Ann Kemble points to the reactions of slave owners and overseers in the capacity of gatekeepers, preventing the voices of slaves from being heard. More generally and in the … Continue reading

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