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Law and Precedent

Law and Precedent

October 10, 2017

Seattle Human Rights Commission denounces attack on treaty rights of Northwest Tribes by Washington Attorney General, Bob Ferguson. Most concerning is the racially tinged suggestion that treaty rights undermine democracy…Washington’s…

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Honouring Dr. Kiaux (Russell Jim), Yakama knowledge scholar and cultural guardian

Honouring Dr. Kiaux (Russell Jim), Yakama knowledge scholar and cultural guardian

October 10, 2017

DR. KIAUX TO RECEIVE HONORARY DOCTORATE IN RECOGNITION OF HIS LIFE LONG CONTRIBUTIONS You may not recognize the name Kiaux, the name his mother gave him when he was born…

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The “Blue Water Rule” and the self-determination of nations

October 10, 2017

As far as the United Nations and most UN member states are concerned, self-determination has its limits. States such as Turkey, Syria, Spain, PR China, Pakistan, Israel, USA, India and…

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A european affair

October 10, 2017

Despite police violence against voters, millions in the Barcelona region cast their ballots for independence from Spain. With 55% supporting independence, the matter is now a European affair.

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Catalonia Under Siege

September 09, 2017

Spanish military police raided Catalan government headquarters in Barcelona, and arrested top Catalan officials in order to block the October 1 independence referendum, .

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DOUBLE STANDARDS

September 09, 2017

When it comes to the home countries of some Nobel Peace Prize Laureates, i.e. Elie Wiesel, Aung San Suu Kyi and Barack Obama, there is a giant blind spot toward…

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Hungry for Meaning

Hungry for Meaning

September 09, 2017

The Klamath River tribal culture camp for youth on the Yurok Indian Reservation is designed to overcome the historical trauma of their grandparents and to guide the youth who are…

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Declaration of the Center for World Indigenous Studies Board of Directors on Peaceful Transition of Biafran Political Status

Declaration of the Center for World Indigenous Studies Board of Directors on Peaceful Transition of Biafran Political Status

September 09, 2017

Biafra, the re-emerging nation of Igbo people and their allies seek to reclaim their political right to freely choose their own political future through nonviolent political transformation, receives strong endorsement…

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Trump v NODAPL

September 09, 2017

With assistance from the U.S. Department of Justice, Whatcom County Prosecutor David McEachran obtained a warrant to access confidential information on the Red Line Salish Sea (NoDAPL) Facebook page.

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National Congress of American Indians Lambasts WA AG.

August 08, 2017

“We haven’t seen an attack on tribal treaty rights like this by the State of Washington in a very long time… [Attorney General] Ferguson has gone out of his way…

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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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