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Fire Inside

Published: January 7, 2009, Author: JayTaber

A Country Under Lockdown

In Fire Inside, Marilyn Krisyl writes about Tamil refugees in Sri Lanka. The Guernica article recounts Krysl’s experience as a volunteer bodyguard for Peace Brigade International in the 1990s. Learn what “a country under lockdown” means to a refugee camp mother who slowly loses her children to a war between Aryans and Arabs, Sinhalese and Tamil, Hindu and Muslim, Buddhist and Hindu.

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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