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NEPAL: Revolution Within a Revolution

February 1, 2007

A 12-day uprising by Nepal’s ‘madheshi’ (plains) people has forced the revolutionary government to promise it will change the state structure to more fairly distribute power to excluded groups.

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Indigenous land-use money ‘wasted’

January 30, 2007

A new study has found many of the land use agreements between Indigenous people, mining companies and governments are poorly constructed, and ride roughshod over the rights of Aborigines.

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MASSOB members demonstrating in London

MASSOB members demonstrating in London

January 30, 2007

In August 2006 when the Nigerian information minister went to London to portray that Nigeria is the hope of Africa, the Movement for the Actualization of the Sovereign State of…

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Resurrection

January 25, 2007

After a 70-year hiatus and a confrontation with the world, the Makah tribe resumes its communion with the gray whale

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Premier Su announces government policies to resolve indigenous tribes’ land issues in Taiwan

January 25, 2007

Premier Su announced that the Council of Indigenous Peoples will appropriate funds over the next two years to buy back land from Taiwan Sugar that originally belonged to indigenous tribes….

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New head of Asia panel in U.S. Congress champions self-determination for Papua

January 25, 2007

The new chairman of a congressional panel on Asia promises to turn a spotlight on a little known, long-simmering independence movement in the Indonesian province of Papua.

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‘Where are your women?’ Look around

January 22, 2007

Washington had a first last week, the swearing in of one new state senator, Claudia Kauffman. She’s the first Native American woman to be elected to that body. “Where are…

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Self-government’s roots: Communities

January 22, 2007

The origins, and continuity, of American Indian rights to self-government are not well-understood, but are extremely important to contemporary American Indian communities. Most people in the general American public don’t…

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13th Indigenous Group Recognized in Taiwan

January 18, 2007

A group of aboriginal people from Hualien, eastern Taiwan were ratified yesterday as the Sakizaya tribe, officially designating them as the country’s 13th distinct indigenous group.

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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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