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Category: Traditional Knowledge

Essential Fatty Acids and Indigenous Peoples

March 5, 2014

I have been asked questions about the Center’s research into the importance of natural sources of essential fatty acids for native peoples. I gave this example to one questioner: United…

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CWIS and the Global Rights debate

November 9, 2013

The Center for World Indigenous Studies is deeply engaged in regional and global initiatives to advance the dialogue between indigenous nations and UN member states. We deem this an essential…

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The Transition: Life, Death and Rebirth

December 20, 2012

December 21, 2012 is marked in Mayan calendrical measurement as 13.0.0.0.0 or the end of the 26 thousand year Great Cycle. In the knowledge system of America’s original peoples this…

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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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