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What will Nations Get on May 9th?

May 8, 2014

If Indigenous America enters into a “consultation” with the United States, without first mutually establishing the ground rules, they effectively leave the United States to dictate the terms and outcomes of a meeting.

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Rohingya Nation in Crisis

April 28, 2014

The government of Burma (Myanmar) joined 143 UN member states on 13 September 2007 approving without reservation all of the principals and mandates contained in the UN Declaration on the…

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A New Day

April 22, 2014

Dinosaur’s like U.S. Supreme Court Justice Scalia might not know it, but it’s a new day in relations between indigenous nations and modern states. Diplomacy is the name of the…

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MAP OF THE WEEK: Native American Nations

April 12, 2014

Aaron Carapella, a Cherokee Indian and Oklahoma native, has created a map of the original 595 tribal nations of America and their areas of residence—labeled in their own languages—prior to…

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A Mandate from God

April 6, 2014

A Mandate from God examines the driving force of the anti-Indian movement in the US. As implementation of UNDRIP becomes a significant basis for the exercise of jurisdiction by indigenous…

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Accountability and Indigenous Nations

March 21, 2014

Who Are the Political Representatives of Indigenous America? As the question of implementing the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples looms on the political horizon; and the World…

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The CERE$ Network

March 11, 2014

In Climate Wealth Opportunists, Cory Morningstar presents part two of her investigative report on the non-profit industrial complex, and on the oligarchs that own it. In this part of the…

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Essential Fatty Acids and Indigenous Peoples

March 5, 2014

I have been asked questions about the Center’s research into the importance of natural sources of essential fatty acids for native peoples. I gave this example to one questioner: United…

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Not In Our Town

March 4, 2014

The ability to anticipate is one of the hallmarks of leadership. When it comes to Communications in Conflict, knowing how offending parties are likely to respond and planning accordingly is…

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Tartars, Uyghurs & Location

March 3, 2014

The Russians occupy the Crimean strategic region–the original home territory of the Tartar and the Uyghurs occupy the strategic region of northwestern China on the border with Russia. Both Russia…

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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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