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Radiation Exposure Risk

October 9, 2015

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provided support for a study that cost $33 million that estimated radiation dose estimates from “Hanford Radioactive Material Releases to the Air…

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Swinomish vs BNSF

September 11, 2015

In a ruling today by U.S. District Judge Robert S. Lasnik, Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad will have its day in court, to explain why it should be allowed to…

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FW Americans Killed Legally

August 15, 2015

The heavily militarized police departments across the United States are taking a terrible toll on the lives of mostly unarmed people of color–both men and women. The Center for Disease…

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Fresh Meat

August 13, 2015

The UN-backed commission advocating for prostitution legalization, under the guise of combating HIV, evidently prefers government-inspected fresh meat–similar to factory farms. Good for transnational organized crime, pharmaceutical companies and hedge…

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Deceptive UN Propaganda

August 10, 2015

Sustainable Development Goals propaganda is the obvious motive for the UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples op-ed at Indian Country Today. After her ritual listing of all…

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Trust Lands Cold War

August 4, 2015

Judge David Avraham Voluck, Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska, and Sarah Deer discuss the need to end the State of Alaska’s opposition to Alaska Native…

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Ports and Treaties

July 28, 2015

Lloyd Zimmerman for Port Commissioner: Most Important issue over 4 years? Stewardship and restoration of Bellingham Bay. Mitigating the negative impacts of Bakken Oil Trains and Coal Trains. They are…

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FW Wars & Refugees

July 12, 2015

The CWIS FW Refugees project continues to monitor changes in the number of forced Fourth World refugees resulting from wars, climate change, and corporate land confiscation. As a result of…

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Separate FW Political Paths

June 3, 2015

Settler states such as Canada, United States, Mexico, Brazil, South Africa and Argentina have a difficult time comprehending why the peoples among whom they settled fail to disappear. Mexico is…

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Human Rights Deniers

May 8, 2015

Fourth World nations’ desire to use international human rights laws to protect their interests and prevent depredations on their culture, land, and way of life has come at a time…

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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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