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Fourth World Eye

  • Untold Devastation

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    Four Indian nations are currently involved with the U.S. Department of Energy in the largest environmental cleanup program in the world. The Indian Nations Program on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Southeast Washington state is attempting to forestall untold devastation to the Columbia River and the Washington/Oregon coasts. But this most toxic site on earth… more

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  • Islands in the Stream

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    David R. Lewis discusses how the intentional impoverishment of Native Americans by the US government has contributed to the toxic nightmare now destroying their traditional resources. As what he calls islands in the stream of American settlement, Indian reservations and aboriginal peoples now define modern environmental debates. Unfortunately, in the name of progress, that debate… more

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  • Nature v Progress

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    Friends of Peoples close to Nature chronicles the ongoing invasions of Fourth World nations by modern states and transnational corporations. The forum for ‘friends of Peoples close to Nature’ is a movement of groups and individuals, concerned with the survival of tribal peoples and their culture, in particular hunter-gatherers. As the first and last societies… more

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  • Fighting Structural Violence

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    Eloisa Tamez, Lipan Apache grandmother, has been sued by the Department of Homeland Security for refusing permission to build a border wall across her property. A relative of Jumano Apache Esequiel Hernandez (who was murdered in 1997 by U.S. Marines while herding goats), Professor Tamez says she is continuing to do what she has always… more

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  • Biafra, the Oil Crisis and a Rebuke of the UK

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    Britain’s Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Monday 14 July that his government will extend security assistance to the Nigerian government in Biafra’s disputed region of the Niger Delta. The Ijaw and Ogoni peoples have suffered from oil induced environmental disasters and poverty for years while corrupt Nigerian government officials and business lords reap great wealth… more