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Anti-Indian Movement on the Tribal Frontier

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Never-Fading Flowers

August 16, 2013

Amaranth, along with other previously disregarded or banned food staples used by indigenous peoples in Mesoamerica, is receiving increased attention from policy makers, agronomists and nutritionists alike. Amidst global discussions…

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Customary & Constitution Indigenous Government

August 14, 2013

Much has been said and written about the parts of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples that call for states’ governments to conduct relations with Indigenous peoples…

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The Rebirth of a Nation Down Under

July 31, 2013

Roughly 600km (372 miles) from the Pacific Ocean and covering 81,796 square kilometers (or 50,825 square miles, approximately the size of Austria) in the dry grasslands of eastern Australia is…

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Constructing the Sacred

July 30, 2013

In You Have to Choose, Amazigh writer Nuunja Kahina describes reclaiming spirituality rooted in North African indigenous values as a project of constructing the sacred. Colonized by Arabic language and…

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Between Commitment and Venality

July 22, 2013

As Wrong Kind of Green reports, World Wildlife Fund is the #1 green lobby in the world. It is also the most corrupt. As exposed in the documentary film Silence…

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Communications in Conflict

July 16, 2013

Communications in Conflict — a collaboration of Public Good Project and Intercontinental Cry Magazine, under the creative direction of Wrong Kind of Green — is now available as an e-book.

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Illuminating Indigenous Liberation

July 13, 2013

Intercontinental Cry

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Praying New Leadership

June 19, 2013

Recently, a friend suffering from an autoimmune disease shared a healing anecdote that, while seemingly disparate, lends itself – I believe – to indigenous self-determination. The story was about an…

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West Papua Liberation

June 10, 2013

West Papua delegates will participate for the first time in a summit of the Melanesian Spearhead Group, an intergovernmental organization of sovereign states including Fiji, Vanuatu, Solomon Islands and Papua-New…

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Engaged Self-Determination

June 6, 2013

The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) held its 12th Session at the United Nations headquarters in New York City, May 20-31.  Tasked with reviewing the implementation 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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