Blog Archives for November 2015

“Suffragette”: A Nickell-odeon Review

Investigative Briefs with Joe Nickell
November 25, 2015

Suffragette is the story of oppressed women seeking the right to vote in early twentieth-century Britain.

“He Named Me Malala”: A Nickell-odeon Review

Investigative Briefs with Joe Nickell
November 13, 2015

The documentary He Named Me Malala is of course the story of Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teen who fought for girls to be educated just like boys, and refused to be intimidated by the fascistic Taliban who in 2012 shot her in the head.

Pueblo Kachina Dolls

Investigative Briefs with Joe Nickell
November 02, 2015

The Kachinas are powerful supernatural beings in the spiritual life of the Native American Hopi and Zuni Pueblo peoples. Kachina wooden dolls are given to children, not as playthings but as treasured objects to help them identify the many different kachinas. (Shown here are Hopi dolls from the author’s collection, made by Indian craftmen.)