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Wipeout

Published: July 9, 2011, Author: JayTaber

As Americans return from fossil fueled adventures on the highways and skyways of summer vacation, indigenous communities on the fossil frontier disintegrate in a cloud of toxic waste. Already living a Mad Max reality extending from the Alberta Tar Sands to the Niger Delta, they serve as eyewitnesses at the ground zeroes of the global carbon catastrophe. In this article by Mother Jones, mass extinction is explored within the context of climate change on steroids–what some are calling “wipeout”.

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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