Gilio-Whitaker CWIS Research Associate and Associate Scholar Dina Gilio-Whitaker will present a major paper at the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association 2015 session in Washington, D.C. June 4th. Gilio-Whitaker will present a paper entitled Fourth World Theory as Methodology as a member of the Indigenous Pedagogies panel chaired by Laura Weaver from the University… more
- May 26, 2015 by Rudolph C. Rÿser, Ph.D.
- May 24, 2015 by Rudolph C. Rÿser, Ph.D.
(Map developed by Decolonial Atlas: Indigenous Peoples as a percentage of the total population by state https://decolonialatlas.wordpress.com/2015/05/21/world-indigenous-population/) Since the year 2000 the number 370 million has been bandied about as the United Nations estimate of the total number of indigenous peoples around the world and this number is grossly incorrect. This is a number established… more
- May 15, 2015 by Jay Taber
As reported by Ashley Ahearn, tribal leaders from Washington, Montana and British Columbia gathered May 14 in Seattle to draw attention to the battle between the region’s tribes, and the coal and oil exporters whose plans threaten treaty fishing areas. more
- May 10, 2015 by Jay Taber
On May 14, Earth Ministry in Seattle hosts Pacific Northwest tribes threatened by proposed fossil fuel mega-projects. On June 27, Unitarian Universalist General Assembly meets in Portland, Oregon to host Lummi Nation in a ceremony of solidarity. more
- May 8, 2015 by Rudolph C. Rÿser, Ph.D.
Fourth World nations’ desire to use international human rights laws to protect their interests and prevent depredations on their culture, land, and way of life has come at a time when UN member states are abandoning Human Rights laws. With the reelection of David Cameron as the UK prime ministership and the sweeping election of… more