Center for World Indigenous Studies
Join the movement Donate

Category: Artby - Rudolph Ryser

Arranging a Balance of Terror

August 24, 2007

As they see it, the nations that won the war in Iraq now control the government, have an alliance with the Kurds and have established increasingly normalized relations with Iran…

read more

The Forced-Displaced

August 23, 2007

During the 1980s more than 100 thousand Mayans were forced from their villages into southern Mexico by the genocidal forces of the Guatemalan government while more than 1 million more…

read more

Chronic Disease and the pill that poisons

August 21, 2007

Many Fourth World nations have experienced an explosive growth of chronic diseases in their populations. Diabetes, heart disease, obesity, depression, and suicide along with alcoholism and conventional and illicit drug…

read more

Let Kurds have Kurdistan

August 20, 2007

Kurdistan is a country of about 25 million people living under occupied control of five different states. While the Kurdish autonomous government in Northern Iraq exercises considerably more domestic authority…

read more

Corporate Socialism and the Rape of Nature

August 18, 2007

In the early 1970s corporations throughout the world and particularly those based in the United States began to stretch their wings trying out their relatively new identity as “persons” under…

read more

Autonomy, Self-government vs. Power and Wealth

August 16, 2007

Fourth World nations throughout the world, after more than fifty years of struggle against forces of power and money, push now for autonomy and the power to govern themselves and…

read more

Foreign Occupation not Religious Hate

August 15, 2007

Robert A. Pape, the University of Chicago professor of Political Science gets it. US, British, Australian, Chinese, Russian and Israeli leaders should pay close attention to his words: “…suicide terrorism…

read more

State Impunity

August 14, 2007

“Impunity” is one of those words increasingly heard throughout the Americas and the world generally. Governments, Organized Crime, Corporations, The Church have increasingly become the beneficiaries of impunity–commission of violence,…

read more

English Speaking Symposium Rejects Peoples’ Rights

August 13, 2007

Why would any civilized, United Nations supporting, Human Rights advocating country refuse to endorse the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples? Why have the United States of…

read more

Musharraf’s “Jirga” Mistake

August 9, 2007

Pakistan’s president Pervez Musharraf is making a major mistake by not joining Afghan President Hamid Karzai at the Pashtun jirga now convened in Kabul. Musharraf is continuing to show considerable…

read more

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.

access here