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Anti-Indian Movement on the Tribal Frontier

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CWIS Partners with UN Nairobi Work Program

CWIS Partners with UN Nairobi Work Program

March 3, 2011

The Center for World Indigenous Studies has been invited and has accepted to "partner" with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change under the Nairobi Work Program. The Nairobi…

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Mad Max Time

March 2, 2011

The collapse of the world economy is popularly attributed to deregulation of derivatives, but the breakdown of modern states has more to do with the unsustainable nature of societies built…

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3,000 ex-Biafran policemen to embark on hunger strike

March 2, 2011

Awka — No fewer than 3,000 ex-policemen, who served under the defunct Republic of Biafra have threatened to embark on indefinite hunger strike following the non-payment of their retirement benefit…

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Congratulations

March 1, 2011

Congratulations to Coast Salish Institute and Northwest Indian College on their efforts to build a repository of knowledge and culture with assistance from the National Endowment for the Humanities. When…

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Getting to the Roots: Causes of Deforestation

March 1, 2011

In just the same way that a healthy growing tree is rooted in deep and fertile soil, our efforts to restore the world’s forests should be rooted in a sound…

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Neutralizing Indigenous Sovereignty

February 28, 2011

As Rick Harp, editor of Media Indigena, notes, one way of neutralizing indigenous sovereignty is by undermining indigenous institutions. In the old days, that took the form of outlawing their…

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Rwanda Sixth Country to Sign International Protocol on Genetic Resources

February 28, 2011

Building momentum towards entry into force, Rwanda today became the sixthcountry to sign the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising…

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People of the Standing Stone

February 27, 2011

The Oneida Nation, one of the five founding nations of the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois Confederacy), has a history of facilitating communication between Americans and Indians. During the American Revolution, they were…

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Title Fight

February 26, 2011

Enbridge, the corporation hoping to build a pipeline from the Alberta Tar Sands to coastal British Columbia, has said they will pay First Nations one billion dollars to end their…

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Federal Faith Funding

February 25, 2011

Bruce Wilson examines the federally-funded missionaries teaching in Florida public schools. Established under the Clinton administration faith-based initiatives, evangelizing against unions, gays, and Native Americans continues to be subsidized by…

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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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