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30.1.10

Kernow in the media


An awesome Scottish blog by the name of -Bella Caledonia- talks here of the recent grass roots referenda held across Catalonia on whether or not to secede from the Spanish State. Article here: 13D – This is what Democracy Looks Like.

A blog to follow and one which makes a point of not overlooking Kernow.

Now I am not so convinced that we need the permission of three minority Unionist parties to hold an independence referendum in Scotland. If civic society chooses, Scotland could have its referendum next year on its own terms. No wonder the British media’s reporting of this has been so woeful. Could you imagine these ideas catching on in Scotland, Wales, Cornwall, Northern Ireland or even the Falkland Islands.

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They say that the River Tamar, which today divides Devon and Cornwall, was originally agreed as the dividing point for Anglo-Saxon Wessex and Celtic Cornwall.


Later documents refer to the separate areas of "Scotia, Wallia, Anglia et Cornubia", and the UK being "divided into four parts, whereof the one is inhabited by Englishmen, the other of Scots, the third of Welshmen and the fourth of Cornish people".

To this day, Cornwall is still not officially or constitutionally a part of England but a Duchy. But despite the Cornish nationalist movement being the most active of any in England, there is now little prospect of devolution.

New Labour initially championed regional devolution but when the northeast rejected the proposal in a vote the matter was dropped and subsequent petitions by the Cornish calling for their own vote were largely ignored.


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Finally from OurKingdom we have: Britain and Genocide.

I've included it as it has underneath some interesting comments from KernowGB aka Tyr Gwyr Gweryn.

There is a contrived 'narrow' understanding of 'genocide', which seriously detracts from the even more sinister and sophisticated 'psychological' process of genocide'. This is a process that, because it lacks the 'shock & awe' factor of the 'physical', has been insidiously at work within Britain over the past 1500 years, and which may be studied at first hand, today, by analysing what has been, and is still, happening to the Cornish people since, say 1600 - significantly more intense, and recorded, since the war!

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