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Honouring Dr. Kiaux (Russell Jim), Yakama knowledge scholar and cultural guardian

Honouring Dr. Kiaux (Russell Jim), Yakama knowledge scholar and cultural guardian

October 10, 2017

DR. KIAUX TO RECEIVE HONORARY DOCTORATE IN RECOGNITION OF HIS LIFE LONG CONTRIBUTIONS You may not recognize the name Kiaux, the name his mother gave him when he was born…

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The “Blue Water Rule” and the self-determination of nations

October 10, 2017

As far as the United Nations and most UN member states are concerned, self-determination has its limits. States such as Turkey, Syria, Spain, PR China, Pakistan, Israel, USA, India and…

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Twenty-five Tribal Members earn CWIS-CTM Certificates in Herbal Medicines

December 12, 2016

Twenty-five Tulalip, Muckleshoot and Colville Tribal members earned Center for Traditional Medicine Herbal Medicines Certificates after nine-months of intensive studies under the instruction of Valerie Segrest from the Muckleshoot Tribe….

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Climate Agreement Failure

December 12, 2015

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…

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Free, Prior and Informed Consent

December 12, 2015

US Government Proposes to Weaken Informed Consent Three section of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (2007) state that indigenous peoples–indigenous nations–have a legitimate expectation that…

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Warming past the point of no return [UPDATE]

December 12, 2015

The Climate Change negotiations going on in Paris and finishing this week appear to be moving to the direction of corporations and states at the expense of native peoples–just as…

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Nations in the Nuclear Cloud

September 09, 2015

Seventy years after the first nuclear bomb detonation in 1945 as of July 2015 indigenous peoples’ territories and peoples remain at greatest health and environmental risk to radioactive and toxic…

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FW Americans Killed Legally

August 08, 2015

The heavily militarized police departments across the United States are taking a terrible toll on the lives of mostly unarmed people of color–both men and women. The Center for Disease…

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Israel’s Concentration Camp-Gaza

July 07, 2015

Max Blumenthal writes in his column “The Next Gaza War” that more than 500,000 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip remain displaced by Israel’s relentless bombing in 2008 when more than…

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Forced FW Assimilation-Russia

July 07, 2015

The Russian Federation along with Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burundi, Georgia, Kenya, Nigeria, and Ukraine abstained from voting for or against the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in…

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Chief George Manuel Memorial Indigenous Library

The library is dedicated to the memory of Secwepemc Chief George Manuel (1921-1989), to the nations of the Fourth World and to the elders and generations to come.

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