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Terracotta Warriors: Year of the Dragon

We are living in the Year of the Dragon which promises good fortune, wealth, prosperity and longevity. The Dragon was the symbol of imperial power. The throne of China’s emperors, from the days of Qin Shi Huangdi until the death of Empress Dowager Cixi, was known as the Dragon Throne. Of the twelve animals featured […]

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Terracotta Warriors: Aging of Time

We live in a dimension where time is finite; there is an aging process. Even so, we understand that wisdom is ageless – that the infinite resides in the transfer of thoughts and ideas from generation to generation.  It is in the giving and accepting that we experience profound joy. The Wisdom of Confucius “Everything […]

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Terracotta Warriors: Tlingit Warrior

Tlingit Warrior by Una-Ann Moyer celebrates cultural influences. The Tlingit people were indigenous to the Pacific Northwest Coast of America. They call themselves Lingit – People of the Tides.  They have a rich and dynamic heritage that respects family traditions and honours oral history. The Tlingit society is a matrilineal society that is divided into […]

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Terracotta Warriors: The Protectors

How to Preserve Territory Do not alienate relatives. Do not neglect the masses. Treat associates well. Keep the four quarters under control. Do not lend national authority to another. Do not take from the have-nots to give more to the haves. Do not neglect fundamentals to deal with trivia. The Book of Six Strategies Map […]

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Terracotta Warriors: The General

When there is disharmony in the nation, it cannot launch an army. When there is disharmony in an army, it cannot set forth a battlefront. When there is disharmony in a battlefront, it cannot proceed into combat. When there is disharmony in combat, victory cannot be assured. Wu Qi’s Art of War China’s history is […]

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Chasing Terracotta Warriors

The British Columbia Lions Society for Children with Disabilities/Easter Seals is in the art news again! This time they are undertaking the Terracotta Warriors Art Project. For me – it’s a perfect opportunity to chase art. The British Columbia Lions Society connects the enjoyment of art with the satisfaction of giving to a worthy cause. […]

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