Forum for Global Exchange

2011

  • Nile Blues

    As Africa's newest country plans to declare independence on July 9, Southern Sudan, awash in small arms as a result of nearly a half century of warfare, faces many challenges in uniting its 56 different ethnic groups. As one of… more >>
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  • Applied Research

    In this announcement from November 2010, the editor of Intercontinental Cry recounts how his indigenous news blog broke the story of police brutality against pastoralists in Kenya, prompting an investigation by Cultural Survival… more >>
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  • UNDRIP in the USA

    The US Senate Committee on Indian Affairs on June 9 held a hearing on domestic policy implications of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Comments and testimony can be sent by e-mail through June 23.
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  • Governance and Accountability

    Dr. Stephen Cornell addresses the Assembly of First Nations on reclaiming governance.
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  • First Nations Health Council

    The First Nations Health Council of British Columbia has voted to take over delivery of health services from the federal government of Canada.
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  • African Young Scientists Initiative

    An international student conference sponsored by African Young Scientists Initiative on Climate Change and Indigenous Knowledge will take place August 15-17 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Abstracts are due by May 31.
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  • Anke Weisheit Forms New Institute

    Associate Scholar Anke Weisheit has successfully gained acceptance of her plan for the establishment the Institute of Indigenous Knowledge (IIK) at Mbarara University of Science and Technology in Mbarara, Uganda. First organizing… more >>
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