Beautiful Children

Fourth World Eye


  • FW Journalistic Collaboration


                           CWIS and Intercontinental Cry Magazine form journalistic alliance DATE:29 December 2014    The Center for World Indigenous Studies Board of Directors approved a collaboration agreement with Intercontinental Cry Magazine ( to work for the ten-year old magazine’s “editorial and commercial success.” After two months of negotiations, CWIS Board Chair Rudolph Ryser and Intercontinental Cry… more

  • CWIS Global Reach


    The Center for World Indigenous Studies celebrates its 36th year since its founding in 1979 ready to meet the ground-up challenges presented by a greatly more immediate world. Radio, Television, Internet, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and the whole lot make the world more accessible. But, the very existence of so many corporate and personal mechanism for… more

  • Comedic Relief: Scotland’s Bid


    On Thursday, September 18, Scotland will take to the polls to vote “yea” or “nay” on a referendum to secede from Great Britain. A simple majority in the affirmative will result in Scotland becoming the newest independent state in the world–and further shrinkage to the remnants of the British Empire. Students of Fourth World theory… more

  • Oil War in South Sudan


    As I wrote a hopeful post about the coming independence of South Sudan (population: 11,090,000) in February 2011 I warily pointed to soldiers from what became South Sudan who had fought against the South as members of the Sudanese Army, I worried about the decision to integrate these opposing soldiers into the South Sudanese Armed… more

  • Dina Gilio-Whitaker Joins FWE & CWIS Research


    Dina Gilio-Whitaker joins contributors to the Fourth World Eye with a background in American Indian culture, education and history with a Masters degree in Native American Studies and American Studies from the University of New Mexico. Her research interests emphasize decolonization theory, indigenous environmental justice, and international indigenous issues. As an undergraduate she graduated summa… more