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Athabasca Showdown

December 17, 2010

The Firelight Group, a research cooperative, has released a report on the impacts of the Alberta Tar Sands on the Athabasca River and the indigenous communities suffering from its degradation….

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Obama Administration Endorses UNDRIP

December 16, 2010

President Barak Obama endorsed the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples three years after the United Nations General Assembly adopted UNDRIP in September 2007 and after an extensive…

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Between Life and Death

December 16, 2010

Today’s essay at International Cry notes the importance of transparency, the responsibilities of media, and the value of being informed. Cataloging the escalation of atrocities committed against indigenous peoples worldwide,…

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2010 White House Tribal Nations Conference

December 15, 2010

It is a historic event. Alaska Native and Native American leaders will meet with President Obama at the White House Tribal Nations Conference, held at the headquarters of the Department…

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Studying Aboriginals

December 15, 2010

Rick Harp of Media Indigena provides an Indigenous Research Roundup.

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Fighting For Change

December 15, 2010

Calling the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples a path to respect and reconciliation, Assembly of First Nations National Chief Shawn Atleo speaks on fighting for change.

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Manifest Injustice

December 15, 2010

As a participant in the Modern Indian Identity series of the Center of the American West at the University of Colorado, Walter Echo-Hawk of the Native American Rights Fund spoke…

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Dirty Secrets

December 14, 2010

As reported by Al Jazeera, Shell Oil essentially rules the state of Nigeria. In addition to the Wikileaks release of Shell documents, The Real News Network recently held a webcast…

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Healing on Hold

December 13, 2010

Angela Sterritt reports on the fine work of the Native Women’s Association of Canada, and examines their betrayal by the Canadian government. As the leading advocate for aboriginal women with…

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Compromising with Capitalism

December 12, 2010

Bolivian President Evo Morales spoke at Cancun yesterday, observing that compromising with capitalism is cheating mankind and killing Mother Earth.

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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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