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Customary & Constitution Indigenous Government

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Much has been said and written about the parts of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples that call for states’ governments to conduct relations with Indigenous peoples within a framework of “free, prior and informed consent.”  The United States Government, after “endorsing” the declaration described the UN Declaration as “aspirational” and then [&hellip... more →

The Rebirth of a Nation Down Under

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Roughly 600km (372 miles) from the Pacific Ocean and covering 81,796 square kilometers (or 50,825 square miles, approximately the size of Austria) in the dry grasslands of eastern Australia is the ancestral homelands of the Muruwari people. Their traditional lands were invaded after their first encounters with white settlers in 1846, resulting in the profound [&hellip... more →

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Constructing the Sacred

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In You Have to Choose, Amazigh writer Nuunja Kahina describes reclaiming spirituality rooted in North African indigenous values as a project of constructing the sacred. Colonized by Arabic language and Islam, Imazighen are recreating the cultural landscape that transcends the borders of modern states, and shapes their decolonial praxis... more →

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Between Commitment and Venality

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As Wrong Kind of Green reports, World Wildlife Fund is the #1 green lobby in the world. It is also the most corrupt. As exposed in the documentary film Silence of the Pandas, the World Wildlife Fund walks what WKOG calls, “a constant tightrope between commitment and venality,” displacing both wildlife and indigenous peoples in [&hellip... more →

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Illuminating Indigenous Liberation

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