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Category: Artby - Rudolph Ryser

Burma (Myanmar) is Committing Genocide before our Eyes

Burma (Myanmar) is Committing Genocide before our Eyes

February 20, 2018

Boys stand among debris after fire destroyed shelters at a camp for internally displaced Rohingya Muslims in the western Rakhine State near Sittwe. Credit: Reuters   The government of Burma…

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The Fourth World Digital Divide and the World

The Fourth World Digital Divide and the World

February 19, 2018

In 2001 I wrote an article for the Social Development Review (July 2001, V5 N1) where the first paragraph began with this: “Fourth World nations (known also as “indigenous peoples,”…

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156 Fourth World Nations suffered Genocide since 1945: The Indigenous Uyghurs Case

156 Fourth World Nations suffered Genocide since 1945: The Indigenous Uyghurs Case

January 30, 2018

Witness this: China is committing cultural genocide against more than eleven million Uyghurs in their homeland of Uyghuristan northwest of China and there is essentially nothing being done by the…

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Growing CO2 Levels in Earth’s Atmosphere: Massive Danger to Indigenous Peoples

Growing CO2 Levels in Earth’s Atmosphere: Massive Danger to Indigenous Peoples

January 22, 2018

CWIS Study Preliminary Findings The world’s indigenous peoples who are reliant on natural foods and medicines are at great risk due to increasing levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the…

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Honouring Dr. Kiaux (Russell Jim), Yakama knowledge scholar and cultural guardian

Honouring Dr. Kiaux (Russell Jim), Yakama knowledge scholar and cultural guardian

October 3, 2017

DR. KIAUX TO RECEIVE HONORARY DOCTORATE IN RECOGNITION OF HIS LIFE LONG CONTRIBUTIONS You may not recognize the name Kiaux, the name his mother gave him when he was born…

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The “Blue Water Rule” and the self-determination of nations

October 3, 2017

As far as the United Nations and most UN member states are concerned, self-determination has its limits. States such as Turkey, Syria, Spain, PR China, Pakistan, Israel, USA, India and…

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Twenty-five Tribal Members earn CWIS-CTM Certificates in Herbal Medicines

December 15, 2016

Twenty-five Tulalip, Muckleshoot and Colville Tribal members earned Center for Traditional Medicine Herbal Medicines Certificates after nine-months of intensive studies under the instruction of Valerie Segrest from the Muckleshoot Tribe….

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Climate Agreement Failure

December 12, 2015

After reading the final treaty agreement from the Climate Change conference in Paris published on Saturday 12  December 2015 I have to say that the efforts of the adhoc International…

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Free, Prior and Informed Consent

December 11, 2015

US Government Proposes to Weaken Informed Consent Three section of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (2007) state that indigenous peoples–indigenous nations–have a legitimate expectation that…

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Warming past the point of no return [UPDATE]

December 9, 2015

The Climate Change negotiations going on in Paris and finishing this week appear to be moving to the direction of corporations and states at the expense of native peoples–just as…

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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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