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A New UNPO for the Challenges of a New Century

December 5, 2006

The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) has held its VIII General Assembly (GA), and deliberated on organizational reform to strengthen UNPO and its upcoming activities around the world.

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Q&A With Chairperson of the Indigenous Peoples Caucus, Les Mazeler, by Elisa Burchett

December 1, 2006

Elisa Burchett talks with Les Mazeler to answer a few basic questions regarding the November 28 vote to delay the passage of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

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Banned Papua flag flies in Papua New Guinea

November 30, 2006

A flag banned from being raised in Indonesia flew in Port Moresby today as activists called on Australia and other nations to support the province of Papua’s independence from Jakarta

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U.N. Delays Vote on Indigenous Self-Determination

U.N. Delays Vote on Indigenous Self-Determination

November 29, 2006

Leaders of the world’s 370 million indigenous peoples and their supporters expressed sadness and anger Tuesday as a subsidiary body of the U.N. General Assembly rejected a draft declaration calling…

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Chilean tribe allege ‘intellectual piracy’ by Microsoft

November 28, 2006

Mapuches, a tribe of Chilean Indians, have opposed Microsoft’s move to launch a Windows package in their language

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Diamond companies move in as AIDS takes hold of evicted Bushmen

November 17, 2006

A new wave of diamond exploration is sweeping the lands of the Kalahari Bushmen in Botswana. Veteran human rights defender, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, has made a video appeal expressing concern…

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Radio station WBAI Broadcasts a Forum on Indigenous Resistance to Globalization

November 16, 2006

The International Forum on Globalization (IFG) and the Tebtebba Foundation are pleased to announce a public Teach-In celebrating major milestones in the rising resistance and political power of indigenous peoples…

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Basque Observatory of Human rights bulletins page

November 14, 2006

Basque Observatory of Human rights web page can be viewed in English, Euskara, French, Italian and Spanish.

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Diabetes may wipe out Aborigines

November 13, 2006

The diabetes epidemic could wipe out Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population this century, a Melbourne-based expert has warned. Professor Paul Zimmet, director of Monash University’s International Diabetes Institute,…

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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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