Forum for Global Exchange

2009

  • Indigenous Peoples Demand Greater Role in Climate Debate

    While indigenous peoples from around the world are meeting in this Alaskan city to seek a greater role in global climate negotiations, the rapidly warming Arctic is forcing some Inuit villages to be relocated.
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  • An Open Letter to PBS Television

    Regarding "After The Mayflower," (the first episode of "We Shall Remain"), the Tribal Historic Preservation Officers of the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah), the Narragansett Indian Tribe and the Tribal Historic Preservation… more >>
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  • School of Self Government Opens in Chile

    Based on sections of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, the Mapuche School of Self Government began its first day of classes Jan. 14 in Temuko, Chile.
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  • With Radicals Out of Picture, Socialists Enter Basque Frame

    The banning of radical parties could lead to the the Basque Nationalist Party being ousted from power in the region, writes PADDY WOODWORTH.
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  • International Indigenous Peoples

    The International Indigenous Peoples Forum on Climate Change (IIPFCC) response to the call from Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice for Parties (SBSTA) and accredited observers to submit their views on
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  • Rights Severely Curtailed in West Papua

    The increasing number of arrests and detentions on political grounds in the Papuan provinces of Indonesia are a matter of grave concern. In recent months, several incidents were reported in which indigenous Papuans were arrested… more >>
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  • Biafra News Agency #20

    President Umaru Yar'Adua has approved the immediate recall of Nigeria's Ambassador to the United States, retired Brigadier-General Oluwole Rotimi, for "gross insubordination. "
    Sources at the Nigerian embassy in Washington DC… more >>
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