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Anti-Indian Movement on the Tribal Frontier

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Conspiracism and the Indigenous Peoples Movement

June 3, 2013

As an analyst of social conflict where democratic values are being challenged, I try to inoculate audiences targeted by social viruses like conspiracism. To illustrate this particular social virus presently…

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Indigenous Justice in the Andes

May 26, 2013

In “Cambios en la Justicia Comunitaria y Factores de Influencia”, Hans-Jürgen Brandt describes the changes in the indigenous judicial system in Peru and Ecuador during the last ten years. He…

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Fishable Waters

May 24, 2013

In the Spring 2013 American Indian Law Journal, Catherine A. O’Neill examines what it means to indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest to have fishable waters. In her discussion of…

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Appropriations and Apparitions

May 22, 2013

Elected tribal leaders in Canada and the US are governing authorities, but their authority is not exclusive. While their authority extends to matters delineated by Ottawa and Washington, the traditional…

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Still No Consent

May 18, 2013

The Arctic Council held its eighth meeting in Kiruna, Sweden this past week.  While news headlines covering results of the meeting have focused on the observer status position that China,…

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Indigenous Diplomatic Traditions

May 16, 2013

Politics based on justice, diplomacy based on love is the subject of a recent article by Mississauga Nishnaabeg author Leanne Simpson in briarpatch magazine. “Even in a modern context,” says…

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Take These Tribes Down

April 26, 2013

Charles Tanner Jr exposes the entrepreneurial wing of the anti-Indian movement in the US, and their current campaign to mobilize resentment against tribal governments. Following on the heels of my…

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Reality in Mali

April 23, 2013

Writing at The Dominion, Sean Pittman looks beyond mainstream media myopia to discover the indigenous reality in Mali and the conflicting interests of Western powers that invaded the country earlier…

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Tea Parties and Treaty Rights

April 21, 2013

With the Tea Party, Far-Right Christians, property rights and militia organizers teaming up to terminate tribal sovereignty, violent white supremacists are the only missing element in the national anti-Indian hate…

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Life on the Line

April 21, 2013

Paul de Armond, the former research director at Public Good Project, passed away yesterday. In 2001, Paul was presented the Whatcom Human Rights Task Force award for putting his life…

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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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