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Azawad: A Stateless Democracy

January 14, 2015

In To Make a World, Part II: The Art of Creating a State, Jonas Staal observes that in contrast to the mass-performance of the French, which was staged to reinforce…

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Biocultural Synergy

January 8, 2015

People are animals too, but too frequently human beings chose to step out of the chain of biological and cultural relationships that make the planet work more smoothly. Conventional scientists…

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Rama & Gran Canal Lunacy

January 7, 2015

The Rama people in southeastern Atlantic Coast Nicaragua are located in the path of a deep water canal to connect the Caribbean with the Pacific Ocean. The states of Cuba,…

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Irradiating FW peoples!

November 25, 2014

Electromagnetic Warfare Training facilities: US Navy Plan 2014 Construction of electromagnetic warfare facilities, nuclear testing and production sites and other radiation producing projects have been constructed in rural, low population…

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Bush Medicine and Ebola

October 29, 2014

Bush medicine, traditional medicine, spirit dancing, and countless other healing systems distinguish one people from another–one culture from another. The immense diversity of healing systems reflects the many cultural realities…

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Scottish Independence more than Economics

September 18, 2014

The New York Times published this article today, in which the author Neil Erwin characterizes Scotland’s bid for independence as a problem created by Britain’s elites. Britain’s current conservative government,…

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Climate is Right

September 18, 2014

In the early 1970s the publics in virtually every country in the world began demanding that their governments act to protect and preserve the environment: Land, water, sea, soils, natural…

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CWIS Monitoring Adaptation Committee

October 23, 2012

The CWIS Climate Change Monitor continues to monitor meetings of states’ governments and indigenous peoples throughout the year between sessions of the Conference of Parties of the United Nations Framework…

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Deforestation & Indigenous Peoples’ Rights

May 18, 2012

SBSTA Session Bonn, Germany – Indigenous Peoples’ concerns on Deforestation The International Indigenous Peoples’ forum on Climate Change (IIPFCC) is meeting in Bonn, Germany during the current intergovernmental session where…

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Birth, Death and Renewal

February 6, 2012

Hysteria rising from the dooms-day theologies grips large pieces of the world’s human population as they attempt to use the Mayan end-of-cycle date of December 21, 2012 (Winter Solstice) as…

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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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