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Geopolitical shifts afoot in Europe

Geopolitical shifts afoot in Europe

December 12, 2017

I have been in a discussion with representatives of the European Council’s Regions that met in Brussel’s this week regarding their position in the European Union. The Regions are nations…

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Reclaiming Salish Culinary Traditions

Reclaiming Salish Culinary Traditions

November 11, 2017

Diseases previously unknown to the population of native peoples of the north Pacific Coast of the US and Canada were introduced by colonizing peoples and ravaged the Salish peoples for more…

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People Power Change

People Power Change

November 11, 2017

[With the U.S. Department of Justice on a rampage against socialism and the Indigenous Peoples movement, it seemed timely to review resources on the art and science of netwar.] The…

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Bitter Root

Bitter Root

November 11, 2017

The Nez Perce War, an audio interview with Daniel Sharfstein by Rick Steves, examines the tragic history of the peaceful indigenous people of the Wallowa Valley. Thanks to their unique…

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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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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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