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The Sin of Theft

November 8, 2011

Globalization clearly got off on the wrong foot with 15th and 16th century European explorers seeking to plunder indigenous peoples’ property. As the Indian Law Resource Center reports, the World…

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TNCs and Human Rights

November 8, 2011

As reported on Intercontinental Cry, the UN has established a working group to examine the behavior of transnational corporations within the framework of the international human rights regime. As globalization…

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Love and Beauty

November 6, 2011

If art is the essence of life, then love and beauty are its expression. One way we express these human sensibilities is by communicating through the visual medium. With the…

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Biofuel Genocide

November 3, 2011

Intercontinental Cry reports on the Ethiopian government’s genocidal initiative on behalf of Malaysian biofuel entrepreneurs. Violence against the indigenous Omo has already begun.

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Ethnic Cleansing of the Negev

November 1, 2011

Ethnic cleansing of the Negev continues. 40,000 Bedouins to be forcibly removed by Israel.

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Canada’s Double Standard

October 31, 2011

British Columbia First Nations seek relief before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights for theft of indigenous lands by Canada.

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Traditional Knowledge and Modern Science

October 27, 2011

Traditional knowledge is more and more in the focus of attention. Especially in the circumpolar North Indigenous knowledge it is acknowledged can be crucial to better understand the dynamics and…

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Suicide Prevention

October 26, 2011

Suicide remains an epidemic among Alaska Natives most of who have been affected by the tragedy of suicide in some way. To improve health and decrease rates of suicide and…

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Basque Peace and Freedom

October 26, 2011

Despite opposition by the Spanish state, an international panel — including Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams — has backed the peaceful, democratic aspirations of Basque country. As one of Europe's…

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Nations Ruling States

October 20, 2011

After 42 years of rule by one indigenous nation (Gaddafi), personified in the dictatorship of Muammar Gaddafi, the state of Libya is as of 20 October 2011 in the hands…

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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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