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  • UN FW Observer Nations?

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    Fourth World Nations can become observer nations at the UN if Member states fulfill their commitments made at the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples in 2014! The September 2014 United Nations World Conference on Indigenous Peoples (WCIP) produced a consensus Outcome document that mandated, among other things, the Secretary General to “concrete proposals to enable participation… 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

  • Climate Agreement Failure

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    After reading the final treaty agreement from the Climate Change conference in Paris published on Saturday 12  December 2015 I have to say that the efforts of the adhoc International Indigenous Peoples Forum on Climate Change (IIPFCC) (in which I have played a part from time to time over the years) have proved unsuccessful. The… more

  • KXL Rejection Hype

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    The tribes that kept KXL out of their territories are understandably pleased by the momentary suspension of that pipeline project. This editorial does not diminish their ‘victory’, but rather tempers the euphoria around the KXL rejection with a dose of reality. To not do so only sets up the naive to be hoodwinked again. Delaying… more

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