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Shun and Censure

December 13, 2008

While it comes as no surprise that Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and the United States continue to obstruct participation by indigenous peoples in climate change talks at the United Nations,…

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Inherently Untrustworthy

December 12, 2008

As noted by leaders of the World Indigenous Movement, the United Nations and its member states are undemocratic. As such, UN agencies like the WTO, Human Rights Council, and World Bank…

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Taking Responsibility for an Aboriginal Future

December 12, 2008

Guilt-stricken Australians keep Aboriginals on social services. Keep them quaint, out of sight hopefully. This helps Australians to not confront their history of brutal injustice committed against the “first Australians.”…

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Declaraci

Declaraci

December 12, 2008

Segmento de Alto Nivel

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Closing Statement of the International Indigenous Peoples

Closing Statement of the International Indigenous Peoples

December 12, 2008

High Level Segment – 14th Conference of the Parties, Agenda Item 8 and CMP Agenda Item 9, UN Framework Conference on Climate Change, Poznań, Poland 12 December 2008 Closing Statement…

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The Indigenous Message

December 11, 2008

Environmental Ethics Tomorrow, in Poznan, Poland, Tom Goldtooth of the Indigenous Environmental Network will address the UN climate talks on behalf of the Indigenous Caucus, gathered there to shed light…

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Poznan “Sad and Frustrating”

December 11, 2008

Poznan, Poland 11 December Thursday — On this day before the final sessions of the United Nations Framework Conference of Parties meeting on Climate Change can only be described as…

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All Things Are Connected

December 10, 2008

When modern states first initiated plans for exterminating the conservation cultures of the Fourth World, religious fundamentalism was the motivating belief of their dominant societies. Intertwined with that belief was…

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Indigenous Peoples not allowed to speak at UNFCCC-10 Dec 2008

Indigenous Peoples not allowed to speak at UNFCCC-10 Dec 2008

December 10, 2008

Indigenous People trying to speak at the UN Climate Conference were slam-dunked by proponents of the global carbon market, designed to enrich the World Bank and chosen corporations by way…

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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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