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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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Aymara Delegation Visits Center

July 4, 2012

A delegation of education and cultural leaders from Bolivia sponsored  by the US Department of State People-to-People Program met for a briefing at the Center for World Indigenous Studies on…

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Jarawa in India on Verge of Extinction

April 21, 2012

Human safaris, the incresing pressure of resources depletion and development have been wreaking havoc on one of India’s most ancient tribes. A recent documentary illustrates some of the ares of…

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Dr. Mirjam Hirch

October 13, 2011

She was an intern at the Center for World Indigenous Studies in 2001 and then she took on the important responsibilities of a CWIS Fellow focusing on Traditional Medicine Policy. …

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Appoint Tauli-Corpuz to UN Post

October 7, 2011

The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is preparing to appoint a new UN Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism in its new term. The Center for World Indigenous…

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Applying Indigenous Knowledge

April 18, 2011

Bolivia’s Foreign Minister since 2006, David Choquehuanca is a leading voice in favor of promoting traditional knowledge and its parallel application to climate change mitigation and adaptation approaches.  Foreign Minister…

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CWIS Associate Scholars Achieve

December 5, 2010

The Center for World Indigenous Studies Associate Scholars Program calls upon the best and the brightest scholarly leaders worldwide who work with Fourth World Nations and will share their knowledge…

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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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Miquel Alfonso Martinez – Diplomat and Friend

February 3, 2010

After losing one friend it appears I have lost yet another.  Dr. Miquel J. Alfonso Martinez, one Cuba’s most outstanding diplomats who in my experience played a dominant role in…

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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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