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The Indigenous Bio-Cultural Strategy to Preserve Biodiversity in Two Years

The Indigenous Bio-Cultural Strategy to Preserve Biodiversity in Two Years

November 5, 2018

Ensuring the safety and continuity of the world’s 5000 Fourth World (indigenous) nations is a mandatory requirement to prevent global ecosystems’ collapse. The world’s indigenous nations are located in and…

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Spreading State Tyranny: Brazil’s New Dictator Bolsonaro

Spreading State Tyranny: Brazil’s New Dictator Bolsonaro

October 31, 2018

Indigenous nations must remain ever vigilant to protect themselves against greedy corporations seeking to confiscate their lands, resources and other wealth. Intercontinental Cry daily reports violence against indigenous peoples who…

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Celebrating our Ancestors! Cultural Appropriation?

Celebrating our Ancestors! Cultural Appropriation?

October 22, 2018

There are more than 5 million people in the United States who are socially, culturally and genetically related to the many indigenous nations that are presently recognized by the Bureau…

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Report: Baba Sheikh abducted to Russia

Report: Baba Sheikh abducted to Russia

October 22, 2018

The Kurdish Regional Government, in an effort to forcibly dominate and take control of Ezidikhan, has threatened the life of the Yezidis’ supreme spiritual leader the Baba Shiekh Khurto Hajji Ismail and his son Samir Baba Sheikh.

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Corporate Crimes, First Nations & Environmental Organizations

Corporate Crimes, First Nations & Environmental Organizations

August 10, 2018

Offsetting Resistance How is it that only now, a decade later–when the Tar Sands rapists, e.g. Sunoco, et al, are looming over the Salish Sea–their crimes against humanity are coming…

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Chayote<br><span>A Simple, Ancient Vegetable</span>

Chayote
A Simple, Ancient Vegetable

July 27, 2018

Mexico has been the source of a multitude of foods to the world that nourish both mind and body; among these are the flamboyant chilis, the multi-tasking avocado (aguacatl), the…

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Politics of Fear

Politics of Fear

July 17, 2018

Nuuca, the new short film by Algonquin filmmaker Michelle Latimer, focuses on the sexual violence against Indigenous women and girls by oil workers in the Bakken Fields. This unholy violence by…

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Gobiernos Indígenas Levantan Petición a Grupo de Derechos Humanos contra Nicaragua

Gobiernos Indígenas Levantan Petición a Grupo de Derechos Humanos contra Nicaragua

July 12, 2018

Read in English El gobierno nicaragüense en conjunto con la Compañía de Inversión de Desarrollo del Canal de Nicaragua (una pequeña compañía propiedad del empresario chino Wang Jing sin conocimiento…

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Indigenous Governments Petition Human Rights Body against Nicaragua

Indigenous Governments Petition Human Rights Body against Nicaragua

July 12, 2018

Leer en Español The Nicaraguan government in tandem with the Hong Kong Nicaragua Canal Development Investment Company (a small company owned by Chinese entrepreneur Wang Jing with no known knowledge…

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We Will Defend Each Other

We Will Defend Each Other

July 6, 2018

On the day Americans note their independence from Britain in the year 1776 when slavery officially still existed, I reflect on the words of Frederick Douglass: James Earl Jones Reads Frederick…

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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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