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Mining Money

November 10, 2010

Canadian Disgrace Responding to the growing international criticism of Canadian mining corporations for human rights violations, the government of Canada has explicitly rejected establishing rules for corporate conduct that might…

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Tom Goldtooth: Indig. Resistance to Globalization, Part 2

November 10, 2010

Tom Goldtooth, Dine’ and Mdewakanton Dakota from Minnesota, Executive Director of the Indigenous Environmental Network, at the Teach-In on Indigenous Peoples’ Resistance to Economic Globalization, November 2006. He speaks and…

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Tom Goldtooth: Indig. Resistance to Globalization, Part 1

November 10, 2010

Tom Goldtooth, Dine’ and Mdewakanton Dakota from Minnesota, Executive Director of the Indigenous Environmental Network, at the Teach-In on Indigenous Peoples’ Resistance to Economic Globalization, November 2006. He speaks and…

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Talk – Declarations on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

November 10, 2010

Talks on the Declarations on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples recorded February 23, 2001 at the Husky Union Building, University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Watch part I of this event…

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Talk – Russell Jim – Nuclear Attack on the Yakama Culture

November 10, 2010

Talk by Russell Jim of the Yakama Indian Nation on "Nuclear Attack on the Yakama Culture" given February 23, 2001 at the Husky Union Building, University of Washington, Seattle, WA….

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Sustainable Alternatives

November 9, 2010

The plan by Chevron and other investors to raze a quarter million acres of the Mojave for solar development illustrates the challenge of renewable energy within an unsustainable culture. Tidal,…

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Genuine Human Frailties

November 8, 2010

I just finished reading July’s People, a novel written by Nadine Gordimer in the midst of the South African civil war. Along with The Lying Days, written during the early…

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Hijacking Mythology

November 7, 2010

I saw War and Peace at the 2002 San Francisco International Film Festival, and was blown away. Spectacle, myth, theater, and propaganda–it’s all there in this exquisite documentary by Bombay…

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Absence of the Sacred

November 7, 2010

In his book The Globalisation of Poverty, Michel Chossudovsky exposes UN agencies like the International Monetary Fund and World Bank as part of the credit cartel subverting state sovereignty and…

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Forest Rescue Fraud

November 7, 2010

REDD is a Ponzi scheme using the threat of climate change to rip off indigenous peoples’ resources. If the UN was genuinely concerned about humankind, it would not have silenced…

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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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