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Public Relations Puppets

March 20, 2012

In Poznan, Poland in 2008, the UN excluded indigenous nations delegates from participating in climate change talks, insinuating that only UN member states are legitimate governing authorities. The motivation for…

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Australia Nukes Aborigines

March 14, 2012

When the Australian government invaded the Northern Territory, they said it was to protect Aboriginal children. Now we know it was to militarize the region in preparation for using Aboriginal…

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Inuit Go For It

March 13, 2012

The Inuit of Nunavut and Greenland are one people, so why not use broadcast communications that surmount the artificial boundaries imposed on Inuit territory? As the Nunavut Inuit explore developing…

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Seeds of Life

March 10, 2012

In telling the story of food, Winona LaDuke discusses such topics as food security, biodiversity and climate change. Comparing industrial and indigenous nutrition, LaDuke examines human relationships with the seeds…

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To Fulfill Their Dreams

March 8, 2012

Reading Peter d’Errico’s account of the United States government’s shell games in usurping international law in its larcenous efforts against the Western Shoshone nation, I am reminded that the longer…

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Double Standard

March 7, 2012

As Sarah Hunt observes in her article on Media Indigena, theft of indigenous peoples’ property is a normal activity under colonial settlement. Whether that theft is by individuals, government, or…

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Australia Out of Control

March 4, 2012

Following on the heels of international condemnation for its inhumanitarian intervention against the Aboriginal People of the Northern Territory, the Australian government has opted for full scale invasion and imposition…

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Haudenosaunee Health

March 2, 2012

Haudenosaunee women lead the way in healing and health from a wholistic perspective.

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Can’t Be Trusted

February 27, 2012

To the Algonquins of Barriere Lake, the violations by the governments of Quebec and Canada of resource sustainability agreements with their First Nation are all they need to show Canada…

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Hope Belongs to the Resistance

February 23, 2012

In a 2005 interview with Raymundo Sanchez Barraza, In Motion Magazine looked at A University Without Shoes. In discussing the indigenous intercultural system of informal education developed by the Mayan…

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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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