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Rights of Mother Earth

April 23, 2009

A Different Way of Life Speaking before the United Nations General Assembly, President Evo Morales of Bolivia outlined the Rights of Mother Earth. Ending capitalism, says Morales, is the only…

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Disparity of Dominion

April 22, 2009

A new study in Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the United States reveals a vast disparity in the health of aboriginal from non-aboriginal children. The irony of these being the…

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Taking Control

April 21, 2009

A few years ago, W. Ron Allen, former president of the National Congress of American Indians, remarked, “Tribes must come to the realization that the federal government will never fully…

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Report Blames Social Factors For Indigenous Health Gap

April 21, 2009

A world-first study comparing child health across Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the US has found similar discrepancies between the health of the countries' indigenous and non-indigenous youth.

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The Price of Forgiveness

April 20, 2009

In the current episode of Northwest Indian News, Anglican Diocese Reverend Cruickshank admits the Anglican Church of Canada, United Church of Canada, and the Catholic Church in Canada are guilty…

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Indigenous Peoples Demand Greater Role in Climate Debate

Indigenous Peoples Demand Greater Role in Climate Debate

April 20, 2009

While indigenous peoples from around the world are meeting in this Alaskan city to seek a greater role in global climate negotiations, the rapidly warming Arctic is forcing some Inuit…

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Recovery and Return

April 19, 2009

At the end of the forested canyon where I live is a footpath that follows a cascading stream up a flank of the mountain to a ridge that looks down…

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An Open Letter to PBS Television

An Open Letter to PBS Television

April 19, 2009

Regarding "After The Mayflower," (the first episode of "We Shall Remain"), the Tribal Historic Preservation Officers of the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah), the Narragansett Indian Tribe and the…

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Pacification

April 18, 2009

Writing in his book Step by Step, Maha Ghosananda focuses on the personal and political practicalities of nonviolent engagement in social change. In making the claim that our goal as…

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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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