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Berlin Beckons

November 14, 2008

Indigenist Intelligence Review’s Angry Indian interviews Daniel Neun, editor of Radio Utopie.

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Building Solidarity

November 14, 2008

Indigenous Rights The National Congress of American Indians is seeking support from the Organization of American States to implement the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in the…

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NCAI Endorses UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

NCAI Endorses UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

November 14, 2008

The National Congress of American Indians has passed a resolution supporting the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and urging its endorsement by state governments and Congress.

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Smoke Him Out

November 13, 2008

In Colombia Journal, Garry Leech looks at the Obama position on free trade, and how his support for this darling of Wall Street is in contradiction to his stated support…

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Without Their Consent

November 12, 2008

“GOOD FAITH SHALL ALWAYS BE OBSERVED TOWARD THE INDIAN; THEIR LANDS AND PROPERTY SHALL NEVER BE TAKEN FROM THEM WITHOUT THEIR CONSENT.” –U.S. Congress, Northwest Ordinance, 1787 On the twenty-second…

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Hopeful Sign

November 11, 2008

A Possible Opening Political analyst Forrest Hylton discusses a possible opening for improvement in relations between the US and Latin America. An improvement that could emphasize social development rather than…

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Dead Zones

November 11, 2008

Salish and Irish oppose salmon farms that are destroying ecosystems in Canada, Chile, Scotland and Ireland, creating coastal dead zones and generating lethal viruses in lakes and rivers. International coalition…

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A Hostile Court

November 10, 2008

In 1969-86, under the Burger Court, tribes and pro-tribal legal viewpoints won about 58% of the time. During the Rehnquist Court, 1986-2006, tribes and tribal positions lost 80% of their…

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BIODIVERSITY: The Real Price of Farmed Salmon

BIODIVERSITY: The Real Price of Farmed Salmon

November 10, 2008

Salmon aquaculture is devastating the world’s oceans and an international coalition of scientists, Canadian First Nations and tourism operators have called for a global moratorium.

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Diplomatic Preemption of Environmental Conflicts

November 9, 2008

The Kansas City Star reported today what has for sometime been observed by scholars and diplomats: climate change, especially rapid changes are changing environments in such a way as to…

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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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