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Indigenous Education in the 21st Century

Indigenous Education in the 21st Century

January 8, 2009

This past december 3,000 people, the descendants of hundreds of Indigenous nations, travelled from 23 countries to congregate at Melbourne

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Fire Inside

January 7, 2009

A Country Under Lockdown In Fire Inside, Marilyn Krisyl writes about Tamil refugees in Sri Lanka. The Guernica article recounts Krysl’s experience as a volunteer bodyguard for Peace Brigade International…

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Seeking Justice

January 6, 2009

If indigenous peoples have the right to exist as equal partners with the rest of humanity, then they have the right to seek resolution of their grievances in international courts…

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Historical Reckoning

January 5, 2009

Reinventing Canada Kevin Annett examines the structurally criminal regime of Canada, and proposes a program for ending genocide by decolonizing the state. Reflecting on the successful indictment of the Canadian…

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The Police shooting season over the New Year period makes major concern for upcoming Indonesian General Election

The Police shooting season over the New Year period makes major concern for upcoming Indonesian General Election

January 5, 2009

Reports of police violence in Timika, Wamena and Sorong are marked resurgence in Human Rights abuse by the Indonesian security forces in West Papua in the later part of 2008….

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Fourth World in 2009

January 4, 2009

At this point in the Christian calendar one is supposed to make sage observations about what is likely to occur in the twelve months ahead.  This is, of course, the…

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Becoming Human

January 4, 2009

Established to perpetuate poverty as a system of social control, modern states have, in some circumstances, found it necessary to devolve some of their powers to autonomous regions or ancient…

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Fighting for Our Lives

January 3, 2009

Perpetuating poverty as a system of social control is not a revolutionary concept, but the collision of militarized enforcement of this political system with the movements for self-rule aren’t likely…

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Breaking New Ground

January 2, 2009

Freedom, for First Nations, is an achievement by Fourth World peoples, not a gift bestowed by modern states. The inherent aboriginal human rights — acknowledged in international law through instruments…

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Unity and Visibility

January 1, 2009

Depending on the circumstances, the Anti-Indigenous Movement — led by the government of the United States — deploys lethal force, as well as malicious harassment and psychological warfare against tribal…

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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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