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Colombia: Deterioration in Nari

Colombia: Deterioration in Nari

November 13, 2006

After months of deterioration, the humanitarian situation in the southern Colombian region of Nari

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Unity call echoes at Indigenous brothers’ meet

November 13, 2006

Keeping with its commitment of cementing the bond of fraternity among all groups of people living in Manipur since time immemorial, League of the Fourth World People, Kangleipak has begun…

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Fiji military head meets with indigenous chiefs in row with government

November 13, 2006

Fiji’s unpredictable military commander met with the nation’s indigenous chiefs Friday, after the traditional leaders said they will not mediate in an escalating row between the government and armed forces….

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Indigenous people see harm from Kyoto warming pact

November 9, 2006

Indigenous peoples from the Amazon to Asia said on Wednesday that U.N.-backed clean energy projects meant to combat global warming were aggravating threats to their livelihoods. They said hydropower projects…

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Mining in Venezuelan Amazon threatens biodiversity, indigenous groups

Mining in Venezuelan Amazon threatens biodiversity, indigenous groups

November 9, 2006

Troubles are mounting in one of Earth’s most beautiful landscapes. Deep in the Venezuelan Amazon, among ancient forested tabletop mountains known as tepuis, crystalline rivers, and breathtaking waterfalls, illegal gold…

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Indigenous Group in Brazil Granted Largest Tropical Forest Certification in the World by the Forest Stewardship Council

Indigenous Group in Brazil Granted Largest Tropical Forest Certification in the World by the Forest Stewardship Council

November 3, 2006

The Rainforest Alliance has granted Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification to 3.7 million acres of rainforest in the central Amazon owned and managed by a group of Kayapandoacute indigenous people…

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Silent Extinction of Mbya Guaran

November 2, 2006

BUENOS AIRES(IPS) – Mbya Guaran

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Finland Ignores Human Rights Issues

Finland Ignores Human Rights Issues

October 31, 2006

The Government of Finland misjudged its position on S

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Somaliland: Appeals to Britain for Help

Somaliland: Appeals to Britain for Help

October 30, 2006

In the harsh terrain of the Horn of Africa, torn by decades of war, a peaceful Muslim democracy with a pro-Western government has emerged on the territory of a former…

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Khmer-Krom: Internal Chaos of Indigenous People

October 25, 2006

Vietnam as a country must stop forcing the Khmer-Krom people to incorporate into mainstream society by changing their culture and identity. Such acts are a violation against its very own…

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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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