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Anti-Indian Movement on the Tribal Frontier

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Counter Surveillance

June 8, 2011

As peace and freedom activists across the world encounter growing surveillance by national security states, protecting digital security and privacy online is a priority in keeping friends and allies out…

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Social Identity

June 6, 2011

Social identity on the Internet is widely recognized as integral to today’s social movements. In this issue of First Monday, Sandy Schumann and Francois Luong introduce a framework of mechanisms…

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Act of Murder

June 5, 2011

Steve Newcomb at Indian Country Today details how the Bill of Rights would be terminated by the Global War bill before Congress. Of particular interest to readers here, Newcomb explains…

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False Promise

June 4, 2011

Emblematic of the false promise made by UN states to indigenous nations, Brazil’s industrialization of the Amazon illustrates why the international institution is incapable of upholding the human rights of…

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Governance and Accountability

June 4, 2011

Dr. Stephen Cornell addresses the Assembly of First Nations on reclaiming governance.

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Last Inca

June 3, 2011

Sacred Land Film Project reports from Cusco, where the last Inca are perhaps witnessing the end of Inca culture. As a shamanic people of the mountains, the Q’eros — having…

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Institutionalized Aggression

June 2, 2011

Institutionalized aggression can take many forms; in the UN, agencies like the World Bank and the Security Council reward economic and military aggression with positions of privilege vis-a-vis other states….

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First Nations Health Council

June 2, 2011

The First Nations Health Council of British Columbia has voted to take over delivery of health services from the federal government of Canada.

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Struggling to be Heard

June 1, 2011

Twenty years ago in Washington state, in response to a citizen uprising against environmental destruction subsidized by state coffers, the legislature enacted Growth Management. A landmark law requiring protection of…

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Climate Talks in Bonn – outside the room

June 1, 2011

The International Indigenous Peoples Forum on Climate Change is working to participate in climate change talks in Bonn, Germany beginning this week.  The two week meeting of the ad hoc…

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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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