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Category: Artby - Rudolph Ryser

Ending FW Wars: A Proposal

February 13, 2015

My colleague Heidi Bruce writes in “Paved with Bad Intentions” a piece recounting the Ñatho (Otomî) efforts to stop construction of the Toluca-Naucalpan Super Highway by the Mexican government, “lasting…

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UNDRIP Protocol?

February 10, 2015

Last year the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) authorized a study into the possibility of the UN drafting an ‘Optional Protocol” that could be adopted by states’ government…

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Winter Berries – Coastal Salish

January 24, 2015

Wild Berries for Winter Health By Elise Krohn Elise@cwis.org CWIS Fellow for Native Plants and Nutrition We are in the thick of winter. It has been cold and rainy for…

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FW Economy Dead End

January 22, 2015

Fourth World peoples throughout the world generally do not benefit from state economies that measure their economic future using the Gross Domestic Product (GDP – production minus cost) and productivity….

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Biocultural Synergy

January 8, 2015

People are animals too, but too frequently human beings chose to step out of the chain of biological and cultural relationships that make the planet work more smoothly. Conventional scientists…

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Rama & Gran Canal Lunacy

January 7, 2015

The Rama people in southeastern Atlantic Coast Nicaragua are located in the path of a deep water canal to connect the Caribbean with the Pacific Ocean. The states of Cuba,…

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FW Journalistic Collaboration

December 29, 2014

                       CWIS and Intercontinental Cry Magazine form journalistic alliance DATE:29 December 2014    The Center for World Indigenous Studies Board of Directors approved a collaboration agreement with Intercontinental Cry Magazine…

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CWIS Global Reach

December 28, 2014

The Center for World Indigenous Studies celebrates its 36th year since its founding in 1979 ready to meet the ground-up challenges presented by a greatly more immediate world. Radio, Television,…

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Eight Dimensions for Solstice

December 9, 2014

[Purhépecha came from the four directions as one of the oldest peoples in México [Michoacán[ recognizing the four changing windows of time and one of those windows is what many…

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Treaties & New Agenda

November 30, 2014

“Trail of Broken Treaties:” For Renewal of Contracts — Reconstruction of Indian Communities & Securing an Indian Future in America   Forty-two years ago October 31 the “Trail of Broken…

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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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