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Guess who wasn't coming to dinner:
The first ministers meeting in Ottawa left aboriginal leaders on the outside looking in

Guess who wasn’t coming to dinner: The first ministers meeting in Ottawa left aboriginal leaders on the outside looking in

January 15, 2008

The Canadian government’s piecemeal approach to consultation does not respect constitutional norms about the participatory and consultative dimensions of indigenous rights.

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Papua (Indonesia): Genocide by Demographics

Papua (Indonesia): Genocide by Demographics

January 15, 2008

If present demographic trends continue, West Papua (formerly Irian Jaya) will be majority Indonesian (mostly Javanese) Muslim by 2011, and the indigenous Melanesian predominantly Protestant Christian Papuans will be a…

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BRAZIL: Land Shortage Provokes Murders of Indigenous People

BRAZIL: Land Shortage Provokes Murders of Indigenous People

January 15, 2008

RIO DE JANEIRO, Jan 14 (IPS) – At least 76 indigenous people were murdered in Brazil in 2007, 58 percent more than in 2006. The killings increased the most in…

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A Luo President of the United State

January 11, 2008

US Senator Barack Obama is a student of political science, international relations and American law. He is a leading candidate for the presidency of the United States of America and…

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From Humble Beginnings

January 9, 2008

Wampum recounts how Israel began 61 years ago by bombing hotels—long before it advanced to bombing refugee camps and other civilian terrain.

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Nations within the State

January 7, 2008

The Financial Times, New York Times and BBC increasingly report stories about growing conflicts between Fourth World nations and powerful states like the United States, Britain and Russia. Reports that…

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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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