Forum for Global Exchange


  • CWIS Chair Designated Fulbright-Robles Scholar

    Rudolph C. Ryser, a member of the Capella University faculty in the School of Public Service Leadership (Minneapolis, MN) and Chairman of the Center for World Indigenous Studies (Olympia, WA) has been awarded a Fulbright - Garcia… more >>
  • UN Experts Report: Indigenous Peoples' Right to Participate

    The UN Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples issued its "Final report of the study on indigenous peoples and the right to participate in decision-making". The Report, which addresses good practices at different… more >>
  • Cleaning Up Our Act

    In the interactive online lesson plans titled American Indian Responses to Environmental Challenges, the National Museum of the American Indian examines how four tribes are recreating their future.
  • Climate Change Workshop

    Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians and federal agencies meet in Seattle September 15-16 for the workshop Exploring Traditional Ecological Knowledge's Role in Responding and Adapting to Climate Change and Variability.
  • Canada in the Dock

    Nine Vancouver Island First Nations, supported by Amnesty International, have successfully brought their claim against the Government of Canada before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. As their claim proceeds to the… more >>
  • Shell Games

    The UN Environment Program report on oil pollution in Ogoniland dispels Shell Oil's propaganda blaming sabotage for the five hundred million gallons the company dumped over five decades in the Niger Delta.
  • Apartheid Report

    A report on the status of Palestinian Bedouin by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs notes pervasive insecurity and instability due to administrative practices of Israeli authorities. The report warns that… more >>
  • >>