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Category: Artby - Rudolph Ryser

Shoshone’s Territory Occupied

October 19, 2007

The United States government is attempting to “put in the fix” on an Indian nation once again. A little more than fifty years ago Senator Henry M. Jackson (D. Washington)…

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Tamil Community Trauma–Violence without End

October 17, 2007

Dr. Leslie Korn of the Center for Traditional Medicine (an agency of the Center for World Indigenous Studies) began a three-year study of Community Trauma in a western Mexico comunidad…

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Genocide: Another Inconvenient Truth

October 15, 2007

The killing of a people in whole or in part through mass murder, starvation or displacement constitutes the main features of the internationally recognized crime of genocide. The 1985 United…

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New International Security Structures for Nations and for States

October 12, 2007

Leaders of Indigenous peoples in the Americas are meeting on October 12 in La Paz, Bolivia to “put some teeth” in the 13 September 2007 United Nations Declaration on the…

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Disease: the First product of Globalization 1000 AD

October 8, 2007

The Micmac of what is now Newfoundland, Canada were probably the first of the many peoples of the western hemisphere to see the boats from Skania (at the southern tip…

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Power Sharing in Iraq

October 3, 2007

The state of Iraq is an artifact of the First World War that was never truly governable as a unitary state. If Iraq was ever to exist as a state…

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“Mestizo,” vs “Indígena”

October 1, 2007

“Don’t touch those tennis shoes!” is the command said directly or otherwise implied. By this command, Fourth World peoples are directed to stay as their ancestors were and not live…

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Dam Lies

September 27, 2007

Hydroelectric dams have since the beginning of the twentieth century fueled industrial development and economic expansion of states like Egypt, Indonesia, the Philippines, and of course the industrial powers of…

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Internationalizing Indian Rights

September 26, 2007

Bolivian president Evo Morales, an Aymaran, spoke before the United Nations General Assembly as a head of state. Before speaking Morales met with Haudenosaunee, Oglala Lakota and Cree leaders at…

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Ancient knowledge may slow Global Warming

September 25, 2007

Perhaps one of the greatest ironies of the modern era may be recognized when it becomes commonly known that ancient knowledge possessed by Fourth World nations can solve modern problems…

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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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