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Indigenous Communities Hold Nationwide Strike in Nepal

Published: March 1, 2007, Author: AngelSupport

Indigenous communities held nationwide strike in Nepal on Wednesday, affecting public life all all major towns and district headquarters.

Nepal Federation of Indigenous Nationalities (NFIN), the organizer of the strike, has put forth 24-point demands with the government, seeking ethnic autonomy, federal system, linguistic freedom, proportional representation in the Constituent Assembly and guarantee of self determination, among others.

Chief George Manuel Memorial Indigenous Library

The library is dedicated to the memory of Secwepemc Chief George Manuel (1921-1989), to the nations of the Fourth World and to the elders and generations to come.

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