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‘Where are your women?’ Look around

January 22, 2007

Washington had a first last week, the swearing in of one new state senator, Claudia Kauffman. She’s the first Native American woman to be elected to that body. “Where are…

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Self-government’s roots: Communities

January 22, 2007

The origins, and continuity, of American Indian rights to self-government are not well-understood, but are extremely important to contemporary American Indian communities. Most people in the general American public don’t…

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13th Indigenous Group Recognized in Taiwan

January 18, 2007

A group of aboriginal people from Hualien, eastern Taiwan were ratified yesterday as the Sakizaya tribe, officially designating them as the country’s 13th distinct indigenous group.

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‘Insulted’ Andean Farmers Pick GM Potato Fight with Multinational Syngenta

January 12, 2007

A coalition of indigenous farmers in South America will today (12 January) launch an international protest against the multinational corporation, Syngenta, claiming that its plans threaten their region’s biodiversity, culture…

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Kalahui Hawaii: Overthrow Remembered

January 12, 2007

On January 16, 1893, United States diplomatic and military personnel conspired with a small group of individuals to overthrow the constitutional government of the Hawaiian Kingdom. Under the direction of…

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West Papua: Trouble in the Highlands

January 11, 2007

A humanitarian crisis is emerging in the Punjak Jaya region of West Papua. Local human rights workers report that thousands of people fled the regions of Tingginabbut, Yamu, Illu and…

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Somaliland: Recent Troubles Refocus International Attention

January 11, 2007

A return of violence and turmoil to the troubled state of Somalia has refocused international attention on the unrecognised state of Somaliland, as its people continue to witness events from…

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Sweden’s Sami struggle over land rights

January 11, 2007

The indigenous Sami people in northern Sweden took a step toward self-determination in the New Year, when the government gave them full control of reindeer herding for the first time….

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Protecting traditional knowledge

January 9, 2007

In recent years indigenous peoples’ cultural resources have become bones of contention for many different reasons. They are given different labels, manifesting the different ways in which people define them;…

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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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