Fourth World Eye Blog
Nov 17, 2011 by
In his article in Indian Country Today, Duane Champagne discusses the continuity and persistence of indigenous cultures and commitments to their own political forms. Recounting the evolution of nation states since the Treaty of Westphalia in 1648, Champagne suggests the political complexity of the world, like diverse cultures and languages, should be embraced rather than discouraged. I expect the 350 million tribal people of the world would agree.