Center for World Indigenous Studies
Join the movement Donate Amazon Smile
FW Geo-Politics, Political,

Anti-Indian Movement on the Tribal Frontier

read more

Latest news

Q&A With Chairperson of the Indigenous Peoples Caucus, Les Mazeler, by Elisa Burchett

December 1, 2006

Elisa Burchett talks with Les Mazeler to answer a few basic questions regarding the November 28 vote to delay the passage of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

read more

Banned Papua flag flies in Papua New Guinea

November 30, 2006

A flag banned from being raised in Indonesia flew in Port Moresby today as activists called on Australia and other nations to support the province of Papua’s independence from Jakarta

read more
U.N. Delays Vote on Indigenous Self-Determination

U.N. Delays Vote on Indigenous Self-Determination

November 29, 2006

Leaders of the world’s 370 million indigenous peoples and their supporters expressed sadness and anger Tuesday as a subsidiary body of the U.N. General Assembly rejected a draft declaration calling…

read more

Chilean tribe allege ‘intellectual piracy’ by Microsoft

November 28, 2006

Mapuches, a tribe of Chilean Indians, have opposed Microsoft’s move to launch a Windows package in their language

read more

Diamond companies move in as AIDS takes hold of evicted Bushmen

November 17, 2006

A new wave of diamond exploration is sweeping the lands of the Kalahari Bushmen in Botswana. Veteran human rights defender, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, has made a video appeal expressing concern…

read more

Radio station WBAI Broadcasts a Forum on Indigenous Resistance to Globalization

November 16, 2006

The International Forum on Globalization (IFG) and the Tebtebba Foundation are pleased to announce a public Teach-In celebrating major milestones in the rising resistance and political power of indigenous peoples…

read more

Basque Observatory of Human rights bulletins page

November 14, 2006

Basque Observatory of Human rights web page can be viewed in English, Euskara, French, Italian and Spanish.

read more

Fiji military head meets with indigenous chiefs in row with government

November 13, 2006

Fiji’s unpredictable military commander met with the nation’s indigenous chiefs Friday, after the traditional leaders said they will not mediate in an escalating row between the government and armed forces….

read more

Unity call echoes at Indigenous brothers’ meet

November 13, 2006

Keeping with its commitment of cementing the bond of fraternity among all groups of people living in Manipur since time immemorial, League of the Fourth World People, Kangleipak has begun…

read more

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.

access here