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Perpetuating Institutional Prejudice

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It is difficult to say whether author Jared Diamond writes from ignorance or malice, but his distorted perception of tribal peoples is certainly getting a lot of attention. As an act of sensationalist self-promotion, perhaps his neoliberal views so eagerly embraced by Wall Street are merely show business, something to guarantee his nonsense will become [&hellip... more →

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Talking Stick Festival

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If art is the essence of life, Vancouver is the place to be this month, as the Talking Stick Festival of aboriginal artists descend on stage February 19-March 3. Live theatre, music, dance and storytelling are just part of the attraction, which features such notable acts as Red River Jig, Sagkeeng’s Finest, Circumpolar Soundscape and [&hellip... more →

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Earth Day Every Day

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As corporations and politicians engage in economic environmental extortion over North American energy export of Tar Sands crude and Powder River coal, others are weaving a new narrative for survival. At the heart of that narrative are the sacred stories denoting the obligations and responsibilities of indigenous peoples to the health and well-being of all [&hellip... more →

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Native Trail Blazers

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Native Trail Blazers is a cool online radio program. Be sure to check out their February 1, 2013 show with special guest Dr. Sharon Venne, Cree lawyer and indigenous advocate. Learn what’s up with Idle No More... more →

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Nilliajut

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As announced in Nunatsiaq Online, a compendium of Inuit ideas about sovereignty in the Arctic has been released by the Inuit Knowledge Centre. The anthology, Nilliajut: Inuit Perspectives on Security, Patriotism and Sovereignty, discusses climate change, food security and mental health within the context of inherited and acquired patterns of life... more →

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