Beautiful Children

Fourth World Eye

  • US vs Bolivia

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    Under Bolivia’s first indigenous president, the indigenous majority, plurinational state of Bolivia has made dramatic improvements in health, education and economic opportunity for its citizens. For a previously feudal society, where a few Spanish-descendant families basically owned the country, the socialist revolution has cut extreme poverty in half, nearly doubled the minimum salary, and tripled… more

  • Amelia Marchand, Associate Scholar

    MS. skʷumqnálqs AMELIA A.M. MARCHAND of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Indian Reservation has been appointed as a member of the Center for World Indigenous Studies Associate Scholars Program.   Holding a Masters Degree in Environmental Law & Policy at the Vermont Law School. She has extensive experience and background in the fields of Environmental… more

  • The Holy Spirit

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    While (at age 63) I am now a deist, I was raised Lutheran, until (in my adolescence) I began my quest for freedom from institutionalized religion–seeking a more personally meaningful spiritual identity. As a child living next door to a Yakama Indian family, I was vaguely aware of other points of view regarding the Holy… more

  • Eagle and Condor

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    In October 2015, a delegation from Ecuador was welcomed at a longhouse on Oneida Nation territory. The gathering was the latest step in the development of an ongoing relationship between three traditional Oneida Nation clan families and the movement known as the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas (ALBA). Read more about their joint efforts to… more