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Bristol Green

November 15, 2010

Native Alaskans and allies unite to prevent what would be the largest open pit mine in North America from destroying the largest wild salmon fishery in the world.

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Two Faced

November 15, 2010

As Canada announces its endorsement of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), the Canadian government is simultaneously working toward the privatization of Indian Reserves, a move…

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Canada endorses UNDRIP; US stands alone

November 15, 2010

On Friday, November 12th, 2010, Canada joined Australia and New Zealand in reversing its decision to officially endorse the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). The…

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Solidarity Forbidden

November 14, 2010

Solidarity — expressing support for liberation — especially if those affinities are fighting US-backed regimes, is now a crime in the United States. Even solidarity in the form of support…

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Climate of Impunity

November 12, 2010

In Oaxaca, a region of popular collectives and strong social movements, the Mexican military has targeted indigenous and environmental activists as enemies of the political elite. Protecting their privileges against…

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Caucasian Nations

November 12, 2010

During the summer of 1999, most Western journalists were focused on the NATO bombings in Belgrade ending the war in Kosovo, but on the other side of the Black Sea,…

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Intercontinental Cry

November 11, 2010

My colleague Ahni at Intercontinental Cry recently received recognition for his work in covering the plight of indigenous peoples in Kenya that led to police reforms that toned down the…

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Revitalizing Hostility

November 10, 2010

Adrienne Pine reports on the Pentagon’s Strategic Culture Initiative, a project to develop propaganda favorable to US interests in Latin America. Targeted at recent anti-imperial agreements between a majority of…

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The Greatest Migration

November 10, 2010

The Greatest Migration, a film about the Snake River salmon, debuts tonight in Portland, Oregon. You can watch a trailer here.

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Reclaiming History

November 10, 2010

After losing homes and businesses, land and families, it may not seem like much to lose libraries, but for the Palestinians it’s part of reclaiming history. The cultural heritage embodied…

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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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