Sept. 19 Autonomedia Jubilee Saint—Paolo Freire

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SEPTEMBER 19 — PAOLO FREIRE
Brazilian radical educational theorist, social activist.

SEPTEMBER 19, 2009 HOLIDAYS AND FESTIVALS
Lakota and Oglala Sioux: FEAST OF MATO, the Bear Spirit.
Avening, Gloucestershire, England: PIG’S FACE FEAST, commemorating boar’s head feast in 1080.
Berkshire, England: SCOURING THE WHITE HORSE, with a 400-foot chalk figure drawn on a hill.

ALSO ON SEPTEMBER 19 IN HISTORY
1833 — Mary Jemison, “race traitor,” adopted Senecan “white Indian,” dies.
1921 — Radical educational theorist Paolo Freire born, Recife, Brazil.
1928 — Disney’s “Steamboat Willie,” first talking cartoon, released.
1955 — Argentina ousts dictator Juan Perón.
1959 —Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev barred from visiting Disneyland.
1985 — Italian fabulist writer Italo Calvino dies, Siena, Italy.