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November 28, 2011

No REDD, an 85 page booklet published by indigenous and environmental organizations, highlights how this climate change fraud, perpetrated by the UN and transnational corporations, is destroying indigenous societies and…

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Garden of Truth

November 18, 2011

Garden of Truth: The Prostitution and Trafficking of Native Women in Minnesota, published by Minnesota Indian Women's Sexual Assault Coalition in collaboration with Prostitution Research and Education, has been released….

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Separate and Unequal

November 17, 2011

Real News reports from the West Bank, where, on Tuesday, Palestinian freedom riders boarded segregated settler buses. Reminiscent of the freedom rides in Mississippi Freedom Summer, the civil rights activists…

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New Book by Rudolph Ryser

November 12, 2011

To be published April 2012 INDIGENOUS NATIONS AND MODERN STATES 320 pages Published by Routledge In this volume Rudolph C. Ryser describes how indigenous peoples transformed themselves from anthropological curiosities…

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TNCs and Human Rights

November 8, 2011

As reported on Intercontinental Cry, the UN has established a working group to examine the behavior of transnational corporations within the framework of the international human rights regime. As globalization…

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Basque Peace and Freedom

October 26, 2011

Despite opposition by the Spanish state, an international panel — including Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams — has backed the peaceful, democratic aspirations of Basque country. As one of Europe's…

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October 20, 2011

Indigenous nations representatives and representatives of indigenous organizations met for two days in Oaxaca, México October 10-12, 2011 participating in the Second technical workshop of Indigenous Peoples and States –…

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Indigenous Peoples – WB Safeguards Policy Review

October 17, 2011

Concerns and recommendations of indigenous peoples on the Safeguard Policy review of the World Bank We, the undersigned Indigenous Peoples organizations and support NGOs, wish to express our dismay over…

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Relentless Destruction

October 6, 2011

Six first nations on Vancouver Island have brought their complaint before the Organization of American States Inter-American Commission on Human Rights, charging Canada with uncompensated taking of their ancestral territory…

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Universal Jurisdiction

October 4, 2011

UK changes war crimes law to accommodate Israel and protect Israeli war criminals from prosecution in Britain. Amnesty International weighs in against this blatant corruption of the Geneva Conventions. While…

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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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