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The Colonial Agenda

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With the US, Canada, and New Zealand comprising the only member states of the UN officially opposed to the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, it is not surprising to see mainstream American media undermining these human rights in the guise of promoting them (a basic psywar technique). MSNBC editors know that most people [&hellip... more →

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Closing Ranks

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The Guatemalan delegation threatened to remove the consultative status of the International Indian Treaty Council. It was a very aggressive reaction. They probably thought that if they could kill twenty indigenous people in El Quiche, they could shoot a few at the United Nations with the same arrogance. Their principal international ally was the US, [&hellip... more →

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Good Old Days

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(The e-mail text below is from my Sto:lo friend Darryl E. Bowles, who grew up in the woods near Elwha, Washington in the 1930s, and is now a retired seafarer and storyteller living in Nerja, Spain.) I used to go to Celilo every year when I was a kid. It is quite difficult to describe [&hellip... more →

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A Very Important Gift

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One of the tasks and obligations often overlooked in the frantic vertigo of modern life, is the act and ceremony of honoring those who bring honor and inspiration to others who struggle to tell the stories we need to survive. As an associate scholar of CWIS, I have been blessed by many mentors — intentional [&hellip... more →

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The Choice: Fuel vs Food?

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Biofuel production is supposed to be the panacea for skyrocketing petroleum costs. Environmentalists argue that biofuels reduce carbon emissions and reduce dependency on petroleum-based fuels. Industry leaders argue biofuels are good for the economy. Both are wrong. Biofuels increase carbon emissions problems by increasing the destruction of jungles and forests. Biofuels like soybean and palm [&hellip... more →

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