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Earth’s Fridge Defrosting, With Dire Results

September 2, 2009

The rapidly warming Arctic region is destabilising Earth's climate in ways science is just beginning to comprehend.

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Cree Aboriginal Group to Join London Climate Camp Protest Over Tar Sands

August 23, 2009

Members of the Cree aboriginal peoples are to join the Climate Camp protests in the City of London this week in an attempt to draw attention to corporate Britain's "criminal"…

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The Berber Dance Is Over

August 13, 2009

The satellite receiver has speeded up the process of wiping out the cultural heritage of Morocco's Berbers. Old traditions are now dying out under the influence of television imams.

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Ecuador’s Amazonian Indian Confederation Faces Varied Threats

August 10, 2009

Approximately 100 representatives of Ecuador's Amazonian Indian nations recently gathered in the community of Union Base, near the southeastern town of Puyo, to celebrate the inauguration of new leadership for…

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Erdogan Meets DTP Leader for the First Time Ever to Speak About Turkish Plan on Kurdistan

August 8, 2009

For the first time since it was founded in 2005, leaders of the Democratic Society Party (DTP), the main Kurdish political party in Northern Kurdistan, have held a meeting with…

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New Wave of Mapuche Land Conflicts

New Wave of Mapuche Land Conflicts

July 31, 2009

The southern Chilean region of Araucan

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Skokomish Tribe Reclaims Its Land, Breath

Skokomish Tribe Reclaims Its Land, Breath

July 30, 2009

This lakeside vacation spot has long been known as Camp Cushman. But Wednesday, it was once again named Place Where Songs Come From, as Skokomish tribal members gathered to ceremonially…

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A LibDem MP Presents Draft Bill on Cornish Self-Government

A LibDem MP Presents Draft Bill on Cornish Self-Government

July 30, 2009

Dan Rogerson, a Cornish LibDem MP, presented on July 14 a draft bill in Westminster so that Cornwall can follow in Wales or Scotland footsteps on self-government. The voting on…

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Episcopal Church Repudiates Doctrine of Discovery

July 26, 2009

In a first-of-its-kind action in the Christian world, the national Episcopal Church has passed a landmark resolution repudiating the Doctrine of Discovery and urging the U.S. government to endorse the…

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Chinese Hack Film Festival Site

July 26, 2009

Chinese hackers have attacked the website of Australia's biggest film festival over a documentary about Uighur leader Rebiya Kadeer. Content on the Melbourne International Film Festival site was briefly replaced…

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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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