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Ending Discrimination

November 8, 2008

A Human Rights Plan Amnesty International recommendations to the Chilean president include ending discrimination against indigenous peoples and the development of a human rights plan for the country. These recommendations…

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A New Dawn

November 7, 2008

One question that has been asked about the Obama Administration is whether they will be a friend to indigenous peoples. The answer to that lies in how they act, and…

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A Sobering Counterpoint

November 7, 2008

More of the Same Gift Hub’s article Illusion of Democracy is a sobering counterpoint to the nonsensical promotion of the US election as a “vindication of representative democracy”. Obama may…

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High Appointments

November 7, 2008

Low Expectations Political analyst David Swanson explains to Real News why high expectations from an Obama presidency are unrealistic. According to the noted anti-war activist and pro-impeachment organizer, Obama’s first…

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Native American Natural Foods www.TankaBar.com

November 6, 2008

I want to urge my readers to take a close look at Native American Natural Foods, LLC and its important contribution to the restoration of healthy lives among the Dakota…

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Prepared to Lead

November 6, 2008

Evolution of consciousness is a slow process. Americans have, over time, come to terms with the many aspects of our national character that fall short on human rights and environmental…

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Native Lens

November 5, 2008

Out of the Box March Point, the award-winning documentary film by three Swinomish Indian teens, airs November 18 on PBS.

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Uyghurs in Limbo

November 4, 2008

Commitment to Injustice Furthering its commitment to injustice, the US Department of Justice blocked the release of admittedly innocent Uyghur prisoners held in Guantanamo. Defying a federal judge’s order to…

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Creating Effective Dialogue

November 3, 2008

Communicating Consciousness In this article about sustainable living, Indian Country Today looks at such things as sacred site preservation on federal lands. Torn between revealing secret sacred practices to US…

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'March Point' to Air on PBS

‘March Point’ to Air on PBS

November 3, 2008

In “March Point,” Swinomish Chairman Brian Cladoosby shares his concerns about the possible and proven environmental impacts of two oil refineries. He looks forward to the day when the refineries…

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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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