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Abiding in the World

September 16, 2012

I would like to draw readers attention to two Indigenous blogs: First Peoples, a blog about new directions in Indigenous studies, and Turtle Talk, a blog about Indigenous law and…

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Out of Step

September 15, 2012

In the August 30, 2012 report by the UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, it is noted that flagrant violations of historical treaties constitute some of the…

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Ancient Knowledge Systems and IGC Bioethics

September 13, 2012

The UNESCO International Bioethics Committee and the member states of the Intergovernmental Bioethics Committee commenced the 19th Session of the IBC at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris on the 11th…

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The Road to Freedom

September 12, 2012

As Catalonia plans its secession from Spain, one million Catalans marched for independence in the streets of Barcelona. With a consultation planned for 2013, the referendum in 2014 could bring…

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Good Government

September 9, 2012

As the governments of the United States and Mexico clamp down on Indigenous community projects to reinvigorate good government, it might be a good time to ask why it is…

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One Canoe

September 7, 2012

As a recently returned resident on the shore of the Salish Sea, I am pleasantly inspired by the indigenous peoples and their lovely canoes. As a region of many nations,…

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Standing in the Way

September 1, 2012

In this film about geomilitary mapping in Mexico, we learn about the academic/non-profit front of the U.S. Army project to militarize indigenous territories as a means of privatizing communally owned…

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Good Government Under Siege

August 31, 2012

Writing at the Americas Program, Gloria Munoz Ramirez reports on the good government project of the Zapatistas, and on the challenges they face from bad governments in Mexico. Noting the…

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GOP and the Klan

August 26, 2012

Bigotry justified by ignorance isn’t limited to the Republican Party, but for American Indian women, biblical based racism foundational to the GOP is lethal. As Ryan Dreveskracht explains, the apartheid…

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Trading Post Indians

August 22, 2012

Writing at the Dominion, Sandra Cuffe reports on how Canadian mining companies are using Canadian indigenous consultants as fronts to deceive indigenous communities in Latin America.

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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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