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Constructing the Sacred

July 30, 2013

In You Have to Choose, Amazigh writer Nuunja Kahina describes reclaiming spirituality rooted in North African indigenous values as a project of constructing the sacred. Colonized by Arabic language and…

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Between Commitment and Venality

July 22, 2013

As Wrong Kind of Green reports, World Wildlife Fund is the #1 green lobby in the world. It is also the most corrupt. As exposed in the documentary film Silence…

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Communications in Conflict

July 16, 2013

Communications in Conflict — a collaboration of Public Good Project and Intercontinental Cry Magazine, under the creative direction of Wrong Kind of Green — is now available as an e-book.

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Illuminating Indigenous Liberation

July 13, 2013

Intercontinental Cry

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Praying New Leadership

June 19, 2013

Recently, a friend suffering from an autoimmune disease shared a healing anecdote that, while seemingly disparate, lends itself – I believe – to indigenous self-determination. The story was about an…

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West Papua Liberation

June 10, 2013

West Papua delegates will participate for the first time in a summit of the Melanesian Spearhead Group, an intergovernmental organization of sovereign states including Fiji, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands and Papua-New…

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Engaged Self-Determination

June 6, 2013

The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) held its 12th Session at the United Nations headquarters in New York City, May 20-31.  Tasked with reviewing the implementation of…

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Conspiracism and the Indigenous Peoples Movement

June 3, 2013

As an analyst of social conflict where democratic values are being challenged, I try to inoculate audiences targeted by social viruses like conspiracism. To illustrate this particular social virus presently…

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Indigenous Justice in the Andes

May 26, 2013

In “Cambios en la Justicia Comunitaria y Factores de Influencia”, Hans-Jürgen Brandt describes the changes in the indigenous judicial system in Peru and Ecuador during the last ten years. He…

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Fishable Waters

May 24, 2013

In the Spring 2013 American Indian Law Journal, Catherine A. O’Neill examines what it means to indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest to have fishable waters. In her discussion of…

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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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