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Cashing In on Climate Change

December 6, 2010

Damian Carrington looks at Cablegate, realpolitik, and dirty tricks by the US State Department in undermining global action on climate change. Exposing examples of threats and bribes by Hillary’s henchmen,…

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Cancun Climate: Hopeful Signs

December 6, 2010

China and India are easing their opposition to US demands for climate compliance monitoring, reporting and verification for developing countries (a long time demand of the US government) and environmental…

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Vicarious Vitality

December 5, 2010

A while back, I wrote about Zuni Pueblo protector societies that maintain barriers against unhealthy influences on their people. More recently I came across another metaphor in the Apache Mountain…

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CWIS Associate Scholars Achieve

December 5, 2010

The Center for World Indigenous Studies Associate Scholars Program calls upon the best and the brightest scholarly leaders worldwide who work with Fourth World Nations and will share their knowledge…

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Tech Tonic

December 3, 2010

Cablegate, the Wikileaks exposure of State Department conspiracies for lying and spying, does not spell the end of secret government in America, but it is a beginning. By hosting a…

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Front Lines

December 2, 2010

When the American company Bechtel tried to privatize water in Bolivia, they helped to foment an indigenous peoples’ rebellion. That rebellion, in turn, established an indigenous head of state who…

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Positive Change

December 2, 2010

Ecotrust Awards will be presented in Portland Oregon today to four innovative indigenous leaders from western Canada and the US. Working in health, education, communications and political organizing, the recipients…

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World Indigenous Peoples’ Conference – 2014

December 1, 2010

During the last forty years since the UN Commission on Human Rights designated José Martinez Cobo as the Special Rapporteur responsible for conducting the “Study of the Problem of Discrimination…

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Oaxaca Libre

December 1, 2010

The indigenous communities of Oaxaca have been engaged in a life and death struggle against a corrupt and ruthless state for decades. In the aftermath of the 2006 rebellion, native…

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High Honors

November 30, 2010

On November 16 in Albuquerque, the Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development bestowed honors on ten recipients for contributions in governance, including the international tribal environmental restoration initiative, Coast…

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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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