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Hawaii Candidate For Governor Claimed Membership in Group That Burns Native Art

October 19, 2010

Running against former Democratic Congressional Representative Neal Abercrombie to be Hawaii’s next governor, Republican Lt. Governor James “Duke” Aiona has disavowed his relationship with an international evangelical ministry called the…

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A Tactic of Warfare

October 18, 2010

Contrary to propaganda proffered by the State Department, terrorism is not a belief system; it is, rather, a tactic of warfare. Sometimes used offensively by states in suppressing dissent or…

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Peruvian Policy

October 17, 2010

Indigenous women from the district of Cuzco in the Peruvian Andes are still seeking restitution for the forced sterilization program used against them by the Peruvian government in the 1990s….

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Stripmining the Great Plains

October 17, 2010

Earth Portal examines the new fossil fuel boom in the Great Plains and Rocky Mountains.

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A Murderous Mission

October 16, 2010

Talk to Action examines the homophobic International Transformation Network, an association of charismatic evangelicals pursuing global Christian theocracy through demonization. As a movement bent on acquiring political power through the…

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Patronizing Bromides

October 15, 2010

The Orang Asli, the aboriginal people of Malaysia, are engaged in a fight for survival within an Islamic state that plans to enact a law depriving them of all their…

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Red Power

October 14, 2010

Lorraine Jessepe interviews Madonna Thunder Hawk about the Red Power movement, a global indigenous initiative that is on the move.

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Perils

October 14, 2010

As the United States celebrates the mass murderer known as Columbus, Rose Aguilar interviews three Native women about the perils facing American Indians today.

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Lama Likes Liu

October 13, 2010

Nationalia highlights Liu Xiaobo, the Nobel Laureate imprisoned by the government of China for supporting self-government in Tibet, East Turkestan and Taiwan.

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Tragic Gifts

October 12, 2010

Michael Ondaatje, author of Anil’s Ghost, and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, author of Half of a Yellow Sun, discuss the ethics and craft of creating fiction out of collective tragedies in…

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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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