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The Business of Climate Change

April 28, 2010

The Dominion‘s Dawn Paley interviews Chiapas social activist Gustavo Castro Soto about the upcoming COP16 summit, scheduled for November in Cancun. “After 16 sessions of COP”, says Soto, “things are…

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All Our Relations

April 17, 2010

Growing Your Own Winona LaDuke talks about building a durable society by growing your own humanity.

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Paying Attention

April 16, 2010

Erika Larsen photographs Sami.

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Sustaining Gaelic

April 15, 2010

The Scottish government plans to promote a Gaelic curriculum.

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Tiwanaku

April 14, 2010

Aymara spiritual leader Pascual Pachaguaya talks about the cosmic force pulling people out of poverty.

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Remedying Injustice

April 11, 2010

In a recent communication about the UN protocols on climate change, Indigenous leaders observed that the process promoted by UN member states is designed to marginalize and wear down tribal…

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The Dragon of the Aeta and Ilongot

April 10, 2010

A “new” species was confirmed by biologists. Known and eaten by the indigenous nations of the Phillippines, Aeta and Ilongot, for a long time. The animal recently in the spotlight…

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Checking In

April 7, 2010

The Urban Aboriginal Peoples Study plans to take a look at how indigenous people in Canada’s cities are doing, and where they’re heading. As over half the native population of…

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Ongoing Traumas

April 6, 2010

Tandem Blockades Jasmin Ramsey examines the dire situation for children’s health services in Gaza due to the combined efforts of the Israeli blockade of health equipment and the US blockade…

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Battles in Seattles

April 5, 2010

Last fall, on the tenth anniversary of the Battle in Seattle, many journalists explored the meaning of the event commemorating the democratic uprising against global privatization. Perhaps unmentioned during this…

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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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