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On the Land

February 16, 2012

When indigenous communities have a genuine say in development, they can preserve their way of life and that of the animals with which they share the land. In Namibia, that…

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Destroying Community

February 15, 2012

As Dawn Paley reports from Oaxaca, extraction corporations from North America literally destroy community in the third and fourth worlds.

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Culturally Sound Options

February 14, 2012

Intergenerational trauma among Indians in the US and Canada due to 20th century boarding school abuses is not difficult to understand. When children are beaten, berated and molested by authorities…

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Beating the Odds

February 12, 2012

Most of the news about indigenous peoples is bad: states, corporations and vigilantes threatening, assaulting or murdering them in order to steal their land and resources. Occasionally, though, we hear…

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A Disastrous Combination

February 10, 2012

From cradle to grave, indigenous peoples worldwide have born the brunt of nuclear contamination and the lethal diseases that accompany the nuclear power industry. From mining uranium to dumping nuclear…

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World Dominance

February 9, 2012

Watching the violent clashes worldwide between indigenous peoples and modern states, one might be inclined to wonder what’s at the root of the problem. Is it just philosophical values, control…

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Conservation Coup

February 9, 2012

As documented by Jonathan Latham, the greenwashing of rainforest liquidation is now a fait accompli. Having captured the boards of such notable NGOs as World Wildlife Fund, Conservation International and…

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Whose Homeland?

February 8, 2012

Under a proposed bill, the US Department of Homeland Security is seeking to override tribal sovereignty on five reservations in Montana. As a cure for a non-existent problem, the deceptive…

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Native Daughters

February 7, 2012

In 1997, Ms. Magazine named Winona LaDuke woman of the year. Currently on the Ms. blog, they note the publication by University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Journalism and Mass Communication…

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Birth, Death and Renewal

February 6, 2012

Hysteria rising from the dooms-day theologies grips large pieces of the world’s human population as they attempt to use the Mayan end-of-cycle date of December 21, 2012 (Winter Solstice) as…

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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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