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
- 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
- Oct 6, 2014 by Rudolph C. Rÿser, Ph.D.
In this space I called attention to the government of Canada and its objection to the World Council of Indigenous Peoples Outcome Document. That document would commit UN Member states to secure the free, prior and informed consent of indigenous nations BEFORE enacting or approving administrative acts, legislation, judicial decisions or policies that have an… more
- Sep 30, 2014 by Rudolph C. Rÿser, Ph.D.
The Canadian government presents itself to the world as the leading advocate of human rights, promoter of democracy–the country with a heart. Hidden behind this facade is a mean spirited, greedy, criminal organization dedicated to personal wealth, and the destruction of indigenous peoples. Harsh! I hear you say. Well, after more than forty years working… more