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Indigenous Peoples Directory

December 7, 2011

Intercontinental Cry, a journal of indigenous struggles around the world, has launched a directory of indigenous peoples. In conjunction with plans to build on IC's format of videos, essays and…

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Rude Awakening

December 6, 2011

It’s a rude awakening for the innocent, but international institutions like the UN are every bit as deceitful and disingenuous as its member states and the transnational corporations they represent….

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Heart of Darkness

December 4, 2011

Given the potential for genocide and ethnic cleansing in Central Africa, the African Commission’s Working Group on Indigenous Populations reports on the Republic of Congo and Democratic Republic of Congo…

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2011 White House Tribal Nations Conference

December 3, 2011

President Obama in his recent speech at the White House Tribal Nations conference underlines the fact that “Native Americans face unemployment and poverty rates that are far higher than the…

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Look in the Mirror

December 3, 2011

While the UN and its agencies are competent at documenting the plight of indigenous peoples in the world, the institution itself is often complicit in the harms caused by transnational…

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Assassinations in Brazil

December 2, 2011

It’s never been easy surviving as an indigenous person in Brazil, but in the era of human rights and multiculturalism, it’s shocking to witness hit men hired by ranchers for…

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More: Preventing Kyoto Protocol Burial

December 2, 2011

International Indigenous Peoples’ Forum on Climate Change December 2, 2011 – AWG-KP Intervention – COP17/Durban Read by Nanta Mpaayei Thank you, Mr. Chair. I am honoured to present today on…

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Preventing Kyoto Protocol Burial

November 30, 2011

The International Indigenous Peoples Forum on Climate Change presented its statement to the Adhoc Working Group on the Kyoto Protocols yesterday in Durban, South Africa at the Climate Change Treaty…

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Redemption

November 28, 2011

Back in May, Winona LaDuke discussed the mutual healing process of apology and redemption and sacred relationships with food and the land.

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No REDD

November 28, 2011

No REDD, an 85 page booklet published by indigenous and environmental organizations, highlights how this climate change fraud, perpetrated by the UN and transnational corporations, is destroying indigenous societies and…

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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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