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Indigenous Resurgence of Traditional Ways of Being

Indigenous Resurgence of Traditional Ways of Being

June 6, 2009

On March 23, 2009, Kanienkeha (Mohawk) Educator, Author and Activist Gerald Taiaiake Alfred took part in the Simon Ortiz and Labriola Centre Lecture series on Indigenous Land, Culture and Community….

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Fight Against President Garcia Laws Intensify

Fight Against President Garcia Laws Intensify

June 1, 2009

Natives in Peru recently intensified protests they

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42ND BIAFRAN INDEPENDENT ANNIVERSARY DISRUPTED

42ND BIAFRAN INDEPENDENT ANNIVERSARY DISRUPTED

May 30, 2009

Mazi G.S.A. Okoro makes a plea to the world to arise and intervene. Stay informed about Biafra at http://%{domain_name}/FGE/biafra/

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Toppenish Educator Provides Link to History

Toppenish Educator Provides Link to History

May 17, 2009

It was hard for Toppenish teachers to understand why a funeral could keep Yakama Nation students away from school for a week. Or why some tribal students would suddenly need…

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Something missing from PBS's

Something missing from PBS’s “Tecumseh’s Vision”

May 12, 2009

Steven Newcomb writes about “Tecumseh’s Vision”, the second chapter of a five-part documentary film series aired on PBS.

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Is It Wrong To Pay For Sex?

Is It Wrong To Pay For Sex?

May 1, 2009

CWIS Associate Scholar Melissa Farley recently participated in a panel debate on prostitution. The National Public Radio broadcast of the debate can be heard by clicking "more".

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The Anchorage Declaration

The Anchorage Declaration

April 28, 2009

The Indigenous Peoples’ Global Summit on Climate Change in Anchorage just ended issuing what is called the Anchorage Declaration. Click “more” to view/download the PDF.

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Burden Lies with Rich Polluters, Native People Say

Burden Lies with Rich Polluters, Native People Say

April 27, 2009

Already suffering significant impacts from climate change, indigenous peoples at the close of an international summit here rejected the concept of carbon trading and offsets. Many also called for a…

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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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