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Cyberwar

October 30, 2010

After airing a video of Indonesian troops torturing West Papuans, Survival International suspects the government of Indonesia as the culprit in the latest cyberattack against their website.

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BINGO

October 30, 2010

The Dominion has obtained documentation of NGO collusion with the Canadian government in excluding First Nations from major environmental accords. As I noted in my post on the orthodoxy of…

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Primary Foe

October 30, 2010

The Dine and the Appalachians speak different languages, but share a foe in Peabody Coal. In West Virginia, Peabody ships their mountaintops away on coal trains; in Arizona, Peabody pumps…

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Sustainable Colonisation…

October 27, 2010

After visiting many old and several very new institutions of learning, as a person trained in the western academe I can use the very tools of western critical social analysis…

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Pandora’s Box Reveals Identity

October 27, 2010

Watching the movie Avatar leads to many Indigenous perspectives on many contemporary issues, including the irony of a movie made for mass production and profits that speaks to enduring issues…

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State Department Cancels Cancun for Forestry Panel

October 27, 2010

The US Department of State canceled a “side-event” planned for the UN Conference of Parties 16 meeting in Cancun.  The session was to include tribal participants, but the UN would…

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Dissipation

October 27, 2010

Keeping focused on major spectacles of global issues or national plebiscites channels concerned citizens into ineffective venues where their energies can be dissipated without posing a threat to the established…

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Leak Reveals Push to Win Over First Nations on Controversial Boreal Forest Pact

October 27, 2010

A leaked document and email obtained by the Montreal Media Co-op shows major environmental organizations engaging in damage control while speedily attempting to court First Nations’ support for the Canadian…

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ATNI/USET

October 26, 2010

Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians and the United South and Eastern Tribes sign covenant of friendship, cooperation, solidarity and trust.

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Media Indigena

October 25, 2010

Media Indigena looks at the latest offerings from indigenous film. The American Indian Film Festival begins November 5 in San Francisco.

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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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