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The Road to Freedom

September 12, 2012

As Catalonia plans its secession from Spain, one million Catalans marched for independence in the streets of Barcelona. With a consultation planned for 2013, the referendum in 2014 could bring…

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Good Government

September 9, 2012

As the governments of the United States and Mexico clamp down on Indigenous community projects to reinvigorate good government, it might be a good time to ask why it is…

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One Canoe

September 7, 2012

As a recently returned resident on the shore of the Salish Sea, I am pleasantly inspired by the indigenous peoples and their lovely canoes. As a region of many nations,…

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Standing in the Way

September 1, 2012

In this film about geomilitary mapping in Mexico, we learn about the academic/non-profit front of the U.S. Army project to militarize indigenous territories as a means of privatizing communally owned…

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Good Government Under Siege

August 31, 2012

Writing at the Americas Program, Gloria Munoz Ramirez reports on the good government project of the Zapatistas, and on the challenges they face from bad governments in Mexico. Noting the…

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GOP and the Klan

August 26, 2012

Bigotry justified by ignorance isn’t limited to the Republican Party, but for American Indian women, biblical based racism foundational to the GOP is lethal. As Ryan Dreveskracht explains, the apartheid…

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Trading Post Indians

August 22, 2012

Writing at the Dominion, Sandra Cuffe reports on how Canadian mining companies are using Canadian indigenous consultants as fronts to deceive indigenous communities in Latin America.

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Taking on the Tea Party

August 21, 2012

Speaking at the annual Western States Center gathering in Portland, Oregon, Institute for Research and Education on Human Rights vice president Devin Burghart explained how the Tea Party is the…

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Tool of Liberation

August 20, 2012

As David P. Ball reports for the Tyee, indigenous residential school survivors left out of an agreement with the Government of Canada have filed a class action lawsuit for the…

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Taking a Powder

August 16, 2012

The Powder River Basin of northern Wyoming and southern Montana is bounded by the Big Horn Mountains to the west, the Black Hills to the east, and the Yellowstone River…

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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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