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Category: Artby - Jay Taber

The People’s Land

May 1, 2017

Building a border wall through the Tohono O’odham Indian Reservation, without the consent of the tribe, requires an act of Congress. Watch the CBS News video here.

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Genetic Continuity

April 25, 2017

10,000-year-old skeletons in Alaska, British Columbia, Washington and Montana share genetic continuity with Indigenous Peoples living there today.

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Easter Rising

April 23, 2017

1916 The Irish Rebellion, narrated by Liam Neeson, tells the story of the 1916 Easter Rising, when actors, poets, teachers and socialist workers took on the British Empire.

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Strip Canoe

April 13, 2017

Spring Street International School, Friends of the San Juans, and San Juan Island School District are co-sponsoring a youth canoe-building project with Lummi Nation master canoe-builders. The 21-foot, six-seat canoes…

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State of Terror

March 26, 2017

With the creation of Israel in 1948, paramilitary terrorism transformed itself into official state terrorism. That’s the thesis of State of Terror: How Terrorism Created Modern Israel.

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Recidivist Offender

March 14, 2017

One thing we learned watching the movie Deepwater Horizon is that British Petroleum puts greed ahead of concerns for human life and the environment. That greed led to BP paying…

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Fears of Pagan Socialism

February 19, 2017

In Bron Taylor’s 20 April 2011 Religion Dispatches essay Debate Over Mother Earth’s Rights Stirs Fears of Pagan Socialism, he notes that, “Religious and political conservatives have long feared the…

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Made in Israel

February 1, 2017

As Gabriel Schivone reports, Israel’s role in Guatemala’s colossal massacres of Mayan Indians in the 1980s was as an intermediary for the United States. Indigenous refugees from atrocities in Central…

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Informed Discussion

January 28, 2017

With the announcement that the fourth annual Paul de Armond Citizen Journalism Award will be presented to Stephanie Kountouros at Cascadia News Now, a weekly public affairs radio show airing…

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The Chicago School

December 20, 2016

In Let Us Now Praise Wealthy Men?: Structural Poverty, Religiously (Re)Considered, Peter Laarman interviews Joerg Rieger, a leading theological thinker in relation to economic justice. As Rieger notes, wealth is…

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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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