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A Useful Partner

October 11, 2010

Replicating the neocolonial model used in Alberta, the Canadian government is undermining First Nations solidarity in northern Ontario by offering money and promising plans that will guarantee continuity of their…

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Storytelling for Survival

October 10, 2010

Storytelling in the Fourth World is a vital part of transmitting identity and creating community essential to maintaining resilient holistic cultures. Intercultural communications serve as diplomatic tools, while intracultural communications…

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Human Migration

October 8, 2010

As one of the inevitable consequences of the global crises generated by globalization, human migration is a growing aspect of life in the 21st century. Given the projected disruptions from…

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Native Hawaiian

October 8, 2010

The American Bar Association supports the Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act.

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Five Hundred Years

October 7, 2010

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights has again ruled against the government of Mexico for abuses committed against the indigenous peoples of the State of Guerrero. As throughout the region…

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Celts in Spain

October 6, 2010

Causa Galiza, the pro-independence initiative of Galicia, has launched a challenge to the legal framework of the Spanish Constitution. Citing the undue limits imposed on Catalan national autonomy in northeastern…

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Outside the Realm

October 5, 2010

Coast Salish nations gathered recently at Swinomish to discuss action on their international effort to restore the resources of the Salish Sea. Part of their discussion with each other, as…

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Native Women Raped by Soldiers Find Justice at Regional Court

October 5, 2010

“I dream of returning to my community and for everything to be normal again, although that won’t be easy,” Valentina Rosendo, one of two indigenous women who found justice at…

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Academics v Apartheid

October 4, 2010

South African academics mobilize the boycott against the apartheid State of Israel.

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Pro-Sovereignty Committee Causa Galiza Launches Campaign for Self-Determination

October 4, 2010

Pro-independence forces dismiss the reform of the Statute of Autonomy proposed by PP, PSdG and BNG parties, and agree to accumulate forces to strengthen the self-determination way – The group…

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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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