Today's Autonomedia Jubilee Saint – Cochise

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June 9 — Cochise
Chiricahua Apache chief, resistance leader.
Listen to Dan Carlin’s awesome podcast about the the Chircahua and Apache wars.

JUNE 9, 2009 HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS
*Shillingstone, England: Tallest Maypole Day.
*Feast of the Birth of the White-Breasted Giantess

ALSO ON JUNE 9 IN HISTORY…
1870 — British social novelist Charles Dickens dies, Kent, England.
1874 — Great Apache chieftain Cochise dies, Chiricahua, Arizona.
1893 — Witty, gay American songwriter Cole Porter born, Peru, Indiana.
1902 — Anti-anarchist law passed in Washington.
1934 — Animated film star Donald Duck born.
1974 — Guatemalan novelist, diplomat Miguel Angel Asturias dies, Paris, France.

Excerpted from The 2009 Autonomedia Calendar of Jubilee Saints: Radical Heroes for the New Millennium by James Koehnline and the Autonomedia Collective

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About Jay Babcock

I am the co-founder and editor of Arthur Magazine (2002-2008, 2012-13) and curator of the three Arthur music festival events (Arthurfest, ArthurBall, and Arthur Nights) (2005-6). Prior to that I was a district office staffer for Congressman Henry A. Waxman, a DJ at Silver Lake pirate radio station KBLT, a copy editor at Larry Flynt Publications, an editor at Mean magazine, and a freelance journalist contributing work to LAWeekly, Mojo, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post, Vibe, Rap Pages and many other print and online outlets. An extended piece I wrote on Fela Kuti was selected for the Da Capo Best Music Writing 2000 anthology. In 2006, I was one of five Angelenos listed in the Music section of Los Angeles Magazine's annual "Power" issue. In 2007-8, I produced a blog called "Nature Trumps," about the L.A. River. Today, I live a peaceful life in the rural wilderness of Joshua Tree, California, where I am a partner in JTHomesteader.com with Stephanie Smith.

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