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A Racially Discriminating Society

November 24, 2012

During the fossil-fueled extravaganza after World War II, Indian tribes in the United States were still recovering from the traumas of colonization; coerced displacement, religious conversion, and the brutal abuse…

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Salish Bounty

November 23, 2012

In Salish Bounty — a traveling food history exhibit of the Tulalip Tribes and the Burke Museum — Coast Salish food traditions that create good health are juxtaposed with the…

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A More Peaceful World

November 22, 2012

A lot of Wall Street money goes into promoting militarism as a wholesome endeavor, but much as their sentimental appeals overwhelm patriotic consumers’ emotions, there is an illogic to the…

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A Hope and a Dream

November 20, 2012

In his American Indian Law Journal article Of Whaling, Judicial Fiats, Treaties and Indians: The Makah Saga Continues, Jeremy Stevens recounts the development of federal Indian law in the United…

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Cole’s Coal

November 15, 2012

In the interest of full disclosure, prior to my transition to Bay Area citizen, I was an environmental activist in the Salish Sea–an area that includes the San Juan Islands,…

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Extreme Violence against Bedouin village of Bir Hadaj

November 14, 2012

In the early morning hours of November 12, hundreds of Israeli police stormed the recognized Bedouin village of Bir Hadaj. The police officers were accompanied by representatives of the Israeli…

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Stand Up and Say No

November 9, 2012

In my June 26 editorial Extinguishing Sovereignty, I discussed how the extortion practiced by the Government of Canada toward its indigenous First Nations — as a means to terminate their…

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Mali Update

November 6, 2012

While the UN Security Council debates military intervention in Mali, it appears regional peacekeepers in West Africa are headed toward some sort of military intervention in order to allow the…

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A Tenuous Peace

November 4, 2012

No civil war is without innocent victims, but the 30-year civil war in Sri Lanka was especially brutal toward Tamil civilians as the war came to a close in May…

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Boycotts and Sanctions

November 1, 2012

Noam Chomsky discusses boycotts and sanctions of apartheid regimes like South Africa and Israel as a tactical tool that needs to be carefully considered and selectively deployed.

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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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