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Category: Global Exchange

Report Indigenous Rights Rapporteur – James Anaya

September 2, 2011

In the present report, the Special Rapporteur provides a summary of the activities carried out during his third year in the mandate, including cooperation with other international and regional mechanisms…

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Report of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

September 2, 2011

The Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples held its fourth session from 11 to 15 July 2011. In addition to the five members of the Expert Mechanism, the…

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CWIS Chair Designated Fulbright-Robles Scholar

August 28, 2011

Rudolph C. Ryser, a member of the Capella University faculty in the School of Public Service Leadership (Minneapolis, MN) and Chairman of the Center for World Indigenous Studies (Olympia, WA)…

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UN Experts Report: Indigenous Peoples' Right to Participate

August 28, 2011

The UN Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples issued its "Final report of the study on indigenous peoples and the right to participate in decision-making". The Report, which…

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Cleaning Up Our Act

August 19, 2011

In the interactive online lesson plans titled American Indian Responses to Environmental Challenges, the National Museum of the American Indian examines how four tribes are recreating their future.

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Climate Change Workshop

August 18, 2011

Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians and federal agencies meet in Seattle September 15-16 for the workshop Exploring Traditional Ecological Knowledge's Role in Responding and Adapting to Climate Change and Variability.

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Canada in the Dock

August 7, 2011

Nine Vancouver Island First Nations, supported by Amnesty International, have successfully brought their claim against the Government of Canada before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. As their claim proceeds…

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Shell Games

August 6, 2011

The UN Environment Program report on oil pollution in Ogoniland dispels Shell Oil's propaganda blaming sabotage for the five hundred million gallons the company dumped over five decades in the…

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Apartheid Report

August 3, 2011

A report on the status of Palestinian Bedouin by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs notes pervasive insecurity and instability due to administrative practices of Israeli authorities….

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Deloria Symposium

August 1, 2011

The sixth annual Vine Deloria Junior symposium at Northwest Indian College was extra special.

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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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