What I Learned This Week – A Different Point Of View…

This week, I realized that all of the books/films I’ve encountered about missionaries have come from a missionary’s point of view. So, I asked The Horde* for books/stories written from the point of view of the people who missionaries (colonizers??) came to save. Here are the recommendations I received: Nervous Condition by Tsitsi Dangerembga ThingsContinue reading “What I Learned This Week – A Different Point Of View…”

What I Learned This Week – Augusta Chiwy

Augusta Chiwy Nurse who tended to American GIs and other casualties in the encircled town of Bastogne during the Battle of the Bulge. Born in the Belgian Congo, nurse Augusta Chiwy was visiting Bastogne, Belgium, in December 1944 when she volunteered to help at an American aid station. For years, it was mistakenly thought thatContinue reading “What I Learned This Week – Augusta Chiwy”