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Anti-Indian Movement on the Tribal Frontier

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West Papuan Leaders Jailed

March 24, 2012

As West Papua declares independence, Indonesian troops fire on participants at peaceful celebration, and sentence Papuan leaders to three years in prison.

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Back to the Future

March 23, 2012

Adventure, dignity, fulfillment. Art, cosmology, medicine. In which of these are modern societies advanced in comparison to traditional indigenous ones? A thousand years ago, Maori sailors ventured to what would…

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Horrible Crime

March 22, 2012

So what kind of horrible crime could justify the equivalent of marshal law imposed by the Government of Australia on the Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory? According to the…

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Sustainable Economies

March 21, 2012

Robert J. Miller, a citizen of the Eastern Shawnee Tribe, has a new book  out titled Reservation Capitalism: Economic Development in Indian Country. Professor Miller teaches at Lewis and Clark…

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Public Relations Puppets

March 20, 2012

In Poznan, Poland in 2008, the UN excluded indigenous nations delegates from participating in climate change talks, insinuating that only UN member states are legitimate governing authorities. The motivation for…

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Ogoni Political Restoration – OCIA

March 18, 2012

The Ogoni Nation voted with 813,000 favoring votes (98% of the electorate) to establish the autonomous Ogoni Centeral Indigenous Authority (OCIA) as their government empowered to regulate Ogoni social, economic,…

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Australia Nukes Aborigines

March 14, 2012

When the Australian government invaded the Northern Territory, they said it was to protect Aboriginal children. Now we know it was to militarize the region in preparation for using Aboriginal…

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Inuit Go For It

March 13, 2012

The Inuit of Nunavut and Greenland are one people, so why not use broadcast communications that surmount the artificial boundaries imposed on Inuit territory? As the Nunavut Inuit explore developing…

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Seeds of Life

March 10, 2012

In telling the story of food, Winona LaDuke discusses such topics as food security, biodiversity and climate change. Comparing industrial and indigenous nutrition, LaDuke examines human relationships with the seeds…

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To Fulfill Their Dreams

March 8, 2012

Reading Peter d’Errico’s account of the United States government’s shell games in usurping international law in its larcenous efforts against the Western Shoshone nation, I am reminded that the longer…

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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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