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Identity Heritage and Education

December 4, 2012

Learning who you are makes a big difference in educational attainment. As the The Oregonian reports, the new tribal sovereignty curriculum in Washington state is good for all students, but…

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The Place To Start

December 3, 2012

This year’s White House Tribal Nations Conference, also known as the White House Tribal Nations Summit 2012, will be held on Wednesday, December 5. Hosting delegates from each of the…

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Culture Honor Trust

December 1, 2012

Culture is a complex entity of political, economic and spiritual dimensions. The language, beliefs and values of a culture find expression in such things as music, song and dance, as…

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Where All Life Began

November 30, 2012

Fifty years on since Rachel Carson published Silent Spring, school children today learn that everything is connected. Spray pesticides to control bugs, and you wipe out birds whose egg shells…

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State Sponsored Terror

November 28, 2012

As Wikileaks continues to expose US State Department involvement in foreign government coups and destabilization campaigns, US Secretary of State Clinton and Vice President Biden continue to promote the idea…

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Asserting Jurisdiction

November 27, 2012

In this video from Mohawk TV, Cree lawyer Sharon Venne explains indigenous termination in Canada. Discussing the process by which Canada is alienating inherent indigenous governance from indigenous peoples, Venne…

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Power Down

November 26, 2012

Conservation is more than a sound social practice; to indigenous peoples it’s a law of nature. Common sense terms like waste not want not no doubt have roots in tribal…

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A Racially Discriminating Society

November 24, 2012

During the fossil-fueled extravaganza after World War II, Indian tribes in the United States were still recovering from the traumas of colonization; coerced displacement, religious conversion, and the brutal abuse…

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Salish Bounty

November 23, 2012

In Salish Bounty — a traveling food history exhibit of the Tulalip Tribes and the Burke Museum — Coast Salish food traditions that create good health are juxtaposed with the…

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A More Peaceful World

November 22, 2012

A lot of Wall Street money goes into promoting militarism as a wholesome endeavor, but much as their sentimental appeals overwhelm patriotic consumers’ emotions, there is an illogic to the…

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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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