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Kinder Gentler Theft

December 3, 2009

After inviting foreign corporations to steal Mapuche lands with the support of army and police, the government of Chile has offered to give the Mapuche some subsistence plots if they…

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Hlib Jiangl Naox Niex

December 2, 2009

Hlib Jiangl Naox Niex Amy Eisenberg, Ph.D. Sonoma County Indian Health Project Photography by John Amato, RN Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital ICU While serving as an International…

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Bulldozing the Biosphere

December 1, 2009

Age of Lawlessness Brazilian cattle ranchers, brazenly bulldozing a UNESCO biosphere reserve in Paraguay, are clearly operating outside the law. The question is, will anyone stop them?

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Radicalizing Tensions

November 30, 2009

Fear of the spread of Islamic values resonates in many parts of Europe. In Switzerland a referendum was held yesterday on 29 November 2009 against the construction of minarets. The…

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A Living Language

November 29, 2009

Imagination, commitment, and self-reliance of Irish communities may be the only hope for saving the Irish language from extinction. But while the Irish may traditionally have these qualities in abundance,…

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The Pursuit of Progress

November 27, 2009

A recurring tool of justification for making war on third and fourth world societies is the promotion of backward practices of tribal peoples toward women. Sometimes the assertions are true,…

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Slum TV

November 25, 2009

Indymedia Ireland’s Paula Geraghty examines Slum TV, a community-produced media project in Mathare slum on the outskirts of Nairobi, Kenya.

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November 24, 2009

A sign outside a Zapatista school in Chiapas reads, “Here the people govern and the government obeys”. Can you imagine such a sign in DC?

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AIM 40

November 23, 2009

Indians of All Tribes gathered to commemorate the fortieth anniversary of the occupation of Alcatraz, a milestone in the Civil Rights Movement.

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Maoris in Europe

November 22, 2009

Te Ata Tino Toa Te Ata Tino Toa, a Maori activist collective, is sponsoring a Social and Climate Justice Caravan to drive from Geneva to Copenhagen, December 3-9. Aimed at…

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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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