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THE AMAZON TIMES

An Amazon Themed Web Magazine
Website - AmazonTimes.com


A COLLABORATIVE PROJECT OF THE AMAZON XOCIETY & THEMISCYRA & NOVA AMAZONIA

The Amazon Xociety has a reputation for producing strong innovative and dynamic programs geared towards the practical empowerment of women. After having done radio for a year, a webzine was a natural next step for us (and other exciting media projects are in the works). We are joined in this project by our primary collaborative partners of Themiscyra and Nova Amazonia.

OBJECTIVE: To offer a project that helps to build a global Amazon community.

OCTOBER LAUNCH DATE! You may submit your materials at xociety@yahoo.com.


NAME: The Amazon Times (http:/www.amazontimes.com)

CONTRIBUTORS: THE AMAZON XOCIETY, Themiscyra, Nova Amazonia, The New Amazon Nation

EDITORS: Terra Manning of Themiscyra and Bernadine Williams of The Amazon Xociety.

PROJECT TEAM: Bernadine, Deoris, Faith, Terra, Indira, Vanessa

FREQUENCY: Bi-Monthly

SUBMISSIONS DEADLINE: 20th of the month (tentative)

PUBLISHING DEADLINE: 1st of the month (tentative)

PURPOSE: To create a strong alliance between several Amazon organizations in an effort to build a strong and unified Amazon nation. The help members of the participating tribes/organizations to develop strong technical and communication skills that will carry over into their Amazon and community groups. This alliance zine should connect Amazon communities and build solidarity within the movement.

VISION: The focus should be on women’s empowerment. We will not employ the victimization model. The magazine should ultimately inspire and motivate Amazons to take action, work together, become more complete and fulfilled individuals, and in so doing strengthen their communities.


SAMPLE TOPICS:

Amazon Mythology
Amazon Archeology
Amazon Philosophy
Modern Day Amazonism
Matriarchal Spirituality
Goddess Movement
Feminist Politics
Creating New mythology
Resource Information
Status of Amazonism
Status of Sisterhood
Status of Women in the World
REGUAR COLUMNS
Woman's Wisdom
Commentary on Sisterhood
Discussions on Feminism and Amazonism
Interesting trivia and statistics on little known facts
Poetry
Quotes
Short stories
Rants and Raves (Bush, war, conservative right's war on women)
Cool Art

STYLE: We also need to define what we consider to be in good taste, what type of material we will find unacceptable, and deadlines for materials to be submitted."

PAPER VERSION: We will consider publishing a paper version at a later date. An annual print copy featuring the best of what we’ve published from throughout the year is under consideration.
Special thanks to Deoris of Toasted Cheese, and to Stephanie Hiller of Awakened Woman

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