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February 22, 2012

In the old days of the CIA and National Security Agency (NSA), official US Government organizations were more candid about overthrowing governments that did not succumb to domination by US…

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On the Land

February 16, 2012

When indigenous communities have a genuine say in development, they can preserve their way of life and that of the animals with which they share the land. In Namibia, that…

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Destroying Community

February 15, 2012

As Dawn Paley reports from Oaxaca, extraction corporations from North America literally destroy community in the third and fourth worlds.

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Culturally Sound Options

February 14, 2012

Intergenerational trauma among Indians in the US and Canada due to 20th century boarding school abuses is not difficult to understand. When children are beaten, berated and molested by authorities…

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Beating the Odds

February 12, 2012

Most of the news about indigenous peoples is bad: states, corporations and vigilantes threatening, assaulting or murdering them in order to steal their land and resources. Occasionally, though, we hear…

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A Disastrous Combination

February 10, 2012

From cradle to grave, indigenous peoples worldwide have born the brunt of nuclear contamination and the lethal diseases that accompany the nuclear power industry. From mining uranium to dumping nuclear…

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World Dominance

February 9, 2012

Watching the violent clashes worldwide between indigenous peoples and modern states, one might be inclined to wonder what’s at the root of the problem. Is it just philosophical values, control…

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Whose Homeland?

February 8, 2012

Under a proposed bill, the US Department of Homeland Security is seeking to override tribal sovereignty on five reservations in Montana. As a cure for a non-existent problem, the deceptive…

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State Approved Activism

February 5, 2012

Wrong Kind of Green looks at The Revolution Will Not Be Funded, a collection of essays about the Non-Profit Industrial Complex. In another post on the topic, Michel Chossudovsky explores…

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Reality of Anomie

February 3, 2012

One of the failures of the international state system is the inability to prevent atrocity. As noted on Intercontinental Cry, 200,000 Nubans in South Sudan are on the verge of…

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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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