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Pause for Reflection

December 2, 2008

Divide and Conquer One of the facts about British Columbia you’re not likely to hear in the 2010 Winter Olympics promotion is that the land being developed for the games…

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International Norms

December 1, 2008

Sociopathic State Northern Irish Nobel Laureate Mairead Maguire spoke recently in Jerusalem about the need for the UN to suspend Israel from its memberships for non-compliance with the Geneva Conventions….

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Declaraci

Declaraci

December 1, 2008

El clic “more” para ver/descarga el en formata PDF. Declaraci

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Statement of the International Forum of Indigenous Peoples on Climate Change (English)

Statement of the International Forum of Indigenous Peoples on Climate Change (English)

December 1, 2008

Click “more” to view/download the PDF. Statement of the International Forum of Indigenous Peoples on Climate Change (IIPFCC) SBSTA December 1, 2008

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US Indian Health Care Fails

November 29, 2008

The US Indian Health Services has compacts with scores of Indian nations and its services cost too much while its services miss the target of exploding chronic diseases. Diabetes, heart…

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Filling the Gap

November 28, 2008

While the Wall Street Journal encourages Obama to issue a blank check to Indonesia’s brutal military machine to continue prosecuting one of the world’s most violent anti-democratic campaigns, ETAN’s John…

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LATIN AMERICA: Indigenous Journalists Plant a Seed

LATIN AMERICA: Indigenous Journalists Plant a Seed

November 28, 2008

Journalists from indigenous communities in Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela, Peru, Guatemala and Bolivia came together in La Paz to take the first step towards creating a network to work together and…

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Working with Words

November 27, 2008

The four modes of social organization — tribes, institutions, markets, and networks — all intentionally utilize words to communicate their unique perspectives and preferences. Words are chosen for their effect…

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Cooperation and Reciprocity

November 26, 2008

Upsetting the colonial mythology of a generous America, righteous in spirit and conduct, is all the more disturbing because so little is taught about the historical reality in public schools….

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A Place at the Table

November 24, 2008

After the First Session of the new round of talks on Climate Change ended last year in Bali, Indonesia a press reporter lamented the absence of the voice of indigenous…

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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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