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Category: Global Exchange

Preparing for Climate Change

July 21, 2011

The Nisqually Tribe and partners in restoration are looking to the next 100 years in their plans to protect Chinook salmon recovery.

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July 13, 2011

In its latest project, Anonymous targets the usual suspects of boundless greed.

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Oversight Hearing on Setting the Standard

July 8, 2011

Oversight Hearing on Setting the Standard: Domestic Policy Implications of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Thursday, June 9 2011 2:15PM Dirksen Senate Office Building 628…

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July 6, 2011

Applications for EPA funding of tribal eco-ambassadors are available. Tribal college professors wishing to establish independent study courses for tribal students working on environmental and health issues must apply by…

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CWIS Food Security, FAO and the UNNWP

July 1, 2011

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization authorized the establishment of the Committee on World Food Security which in turn asked it High Level Panel of Experts on Food Security and…

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Aggressive Detention

June 24, 2011

Xenophobia and lack of compassion characterize the Canadian government stance toward Tamil and other refugees. The aggressive detention proposed by the Conservative Party, where refugees would automatically be held in…

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Nile Blues

June 17, 2011

As Africa's newest country plans to declare independence on July 9, Southern Sudan, awash in small arms as a result of nearly a half century of warfare, faces many challenges…

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Applied Research

June 15, 2011

In this announcement from November 2010, the editor of Intercontinental Cry recounts how his indigenous news blog broke the story of police brutality against pastoralists in Kenya, prompting an investigation…

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June 12, 2011

The US Senate Committee on Indian Affairs on June 9 held a hearing on domestic policy implications of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Comments and testimony…

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Quinault Nation on UNDRIP – US Senate Hearing

June 12, 2011

Quinault President Fawn Sharp spoke before the US Senate Committee on Indian Affairs on 9 June calling for the United States to “adopt policies and enact legislation as necessary to…

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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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