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Heart of Africa

May 3, 2012

Indigenous peoples in Africa face many obstacles to living a free and independent life: Chinese, European and American corporations, AFRICOM, Christian evangelicals and Islamic fundamentalists to name a few. Awash…

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Applied Research

May 1, 2012

One thing college students can do is social research, and if applied intelligently, that research can be an eye opener. Students at the University of Minnesota have done just that….

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Clarion Call

April 30, 2012

On Indian Country Today, Steven Newcomb examines the history of terrorism as a method employed by empires and states against Indigenous nations and peoples. As the foremost tool for enlarging…

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Opportunity for All

April 29, 2012

On April 23, Assembly of First Nations National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo spoke at the Canadian Club of Toronto on The Economics of Reconciliation. Founded on rights recognition, healing and…

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Libyan Roots

April 28, 2012

Writing in IPS, Rebecca Murray delves deeper into the indigenous roots of the Libyan state, and the complexities they comprise.

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Corruption of Coal

April 27, 2012

As Adella Begaye notes on Indian Country Today, the EPA, Navajo government, and coal industry power brokers are making plans for the future that doesn’t include the interests of Navajo…

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Step Toward Peace

April 26, 2012

The Moro Islamic Liberation Front and the Philippines government have agreed to a ministerial government for the Moro peoples autonomous region of Mindanao. After a half century of armed conflict,…

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Right to Live Free

April 25, 2012

Writing in Indian Country Today, Lise Balk King examines the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples within the context of the international human rights regime. As an expression…

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Biodiesel v Biodiversity

April 24, 2012

Writing in Galdu, Shadrack Kavilu reports on the World Bank’s role in the creation of poverty. Working in partnership with palm oil plantation corporations and transnational financial institutions, the UN…

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Obama’s Death Squads

April 21, 2012

As Annie Bird reports in Upside Down World, the resurgence of Central American death squads, now targeting public health worker unions, are the direct descendents of those that committed genocide…

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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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