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Tamil Community Trauma–Violence without End

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Dr. Leslie Korn of the Center for Traditional Medicine (an agency of the Center for World Indigenous Studies) began a three-year study of Community Trauma in a western Mexico comunidad in 1996. This ground-breaking study concluded that there are serious chronic health conditions (diabetes, heart disease, obesity, mental health problems, alcoholism, drug addictions and drug [&hellip... more →

Genocide: Another Inconvenient Truth

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The killing of a people in whole or in part through mass murder, starvation or displacement constitutes the main features of the internationally recognized crime of genocide. The 1985 United Nations Report on Genocide notes: “The right of a person or people not to be killed or avoidably left to die depends upon the reciprocal [&hellip... more →

New International Security Structures for Nations and for States

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Leaders of Indigenous peoples in the Americas are meeting on October 12 in La Paz, Bolivia to “put some teeth” in the 13 September 2007 United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Representatives meeting in what they called the “Encounter for World Indigenous Peoples’ Historic Victory” have come together to lay down some [&hellip... more →

Healthy Questions

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Who does not want to be in the best of health? And who can say of himself to enjoy health, life, the world to the fullest or knows many people who are completely healthy, physically and mentally? Health is a universal human aspiration and a basic human need. So much more do we become aware [&hellip... more →

Tribalism

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The Oxford English Dictionary defines tribe as a group of families or communities linked by cultural ties and having a recognized leader. In an article discussing tribal endurance in North America, Indian Country Today observed that, “Tribalism has generally been described as morals, beliefs, and identity with a tribe or socio-political organization, families, clans or [&hellip... more →

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