Fourth World peoples frequently live in the most remote regions of the world making up a major portion of the non-urban population. Significantly, the diversity of Fourth World peoples’ locations has historically produced most of the food variety on which all of humanity now depends. Grains, fruits, herding animals, tubers, seeds and sea life were… more
- Nov 28, 2014 by Rudolph C. Rÿser, Ph.D.
- Nov 25, 2014 by Rudolph C. Rÿser, Ph.D.
Electromagnetic Warfare Training facilities: US Navy Plan 2014 Construction of electromagnetic warfare facilities, nuclear testing and production sites and other radiation producing projects have been constructed in rural, low population areas such as on and near indigenous peoples’ territories throughout the world. The US Navy is planning a new facility that will directly affect the… more
- Nov 10, 2014 by Rudolph C. Rÿser, Ph.D.
Catalonia is one of my most favorite Fourth World nations. It is has been occupied by the Phonecians, Greeks, Romans, and the emergent kingdom of Spain over the last three thousand years or so and still it persists. Salvador Dalí years ago stepped out into a crowd in Barcelona and before camera’s flashing and with… more
- Nov 5, 2014 by Rudolph C. Rÿser, Ph.D.
Vice President Micklin is responsible to his government and the 29,000 members of Tlingit & Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska. In intergovernmental forums such as the United Nations and inter-tribal bodies such as the National Congress of American Indians one’s accountability counts. Those of us, who head non-governmental organizations, sit as academics, or who study… more
- Oct 29, 2014 by Rudolph C. Rÿser, Ph.D.
Bush medicine, traditional medicine, spirit dancing, and countless other healing systems distinguish one people from another–one culture from another. The immense diversity of healing systems reflects the many cultural realities of the worlds thousands of distinct nations. State and international policy tend to standardize health systems at the expense of ancient and enduring approaches to… more