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The Fourth World Digital Divide and the World

The Fourth World Digital Divide and the World

February 19, 2018

In 2001 I wrote an article for the Social Development Review (July 2001, V5 N1) where the first paragraph began with this: “Fourth World nations (known also as “indigenous peoples,”…

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FW Journalistic Collaboration

December 29, 2014

CWIS and Intercontinental Cry Magazine form journalistic alliance DATE:29 December 2014 The Center for World Indigenous Studies Board of Directors approved a collaboration agreement with Intercontinental Cry Magazine ( to…

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CWIS Global Reach

December 28, 2014

The Center for World Indigenous Studies celebrates its 36th year since its founding in 1979 ready to meet the ground-up challenges presented by a greatly more immediate world. Radio, Television,…

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Comedic Relief: Scotland’s Bid

September 16, 2014

On Thursday, September 18, Scotland will take to the polls to vote “yea” or “nay” on a referendum to secede from Great Britain. A simple majority in the affirmative will…

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Oil War in South Sudan

December 24, 2013

As I wrote a hopeful post about the coming independence of South Sudan (population: 11,090,000) in February 2011 I warily pointed to soldiers from what became South Sudan who had…

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Dina Gilio-Whitaker Joins FWE & CWIS Research

December 11, 2012

Dina Gilio-Whitaker joins contributors to the Fourth World Eye with a background in American Indian culture, education and history with a Masters degree in Native American Studies and American Studies…

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China & Russia and Information Weapons

September 28, 2011

The governments of Russia, China, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan urged in a September 12, 2011 letter to the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon that he distribute to the 66th Session…

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Film Review: Richard Gere is My Hero

May 7, 2010

Guest Film Review by Tashi Tenzin Richard Gere is My Hero Duration: 90 mins Genre: Romantic Comedy/Tibetan with English Subtitle Script & Direction: T. Wangchuk and T.Dorjee Lead actors: Sonam…

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Canada and its “recognition” of the UNDRIP

March 26, 2010

The 2010 Federal Throne Speech of the Canadian government hinted at a shift in Canada’s position on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). It reads:…

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Welcome Contributors Waters and Davis

February 5, 2010

I wish to let all of our readers know that two new contributors have now been added to the Fourth World Eye roster. Tiffany Waters, Deputy Director and Research Associate…

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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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