China is the largest country in the world by population and the third-largest by land area. It is also home to the largest ethnic group in the world – the…read more
This blog highlights the work of Amir Wali Khan featured in the Center for World Indigenous Studies Fourth World Journal Winter 2020, Volume 19, Number 2.read more
¿Qué significa el concepto de epistemologías del sur? El sociólogo Boaventura de Sousa Santos propone esta perspectiva teórica para abordar el tema de la colonización y el proceso de modernización, aportando un nuevo enfoque al análisis y una alternativa para redefinir el conocimiento y los parámetros que definen su validez.read more
What does the concept of epistemologies of the south mean?
The sociologist Boaventura de Sousa Santos proposes this theretical perspective to address the subject of colonization and the process of modernization, providing a new approach to the analysis and an alternative to redefine the knowledge and the parameters that define its validity.
Indigenous nations must remain ever vigilant to protect themselves against greedy corporations seeking to confiscate their lands, resources and other wealth. Intercontinental Cry daily reports violence against indigenous peoples who…read more
There are more than 5 million people in the United States who are socially, culturally and genetically related to the many indigenous nations that are presently recognized by the Bureau…read more
Offsetting Resistance How is it that only now, a decade later–when the Tar Sands rapists, e.g. Sunoco, et al, are looming over the Salish Sea–their crimes against humanity are coming…read more
Nuuca, the new short film by Algonquin filmmaker Michelle Latimer, focuses on the sexual violence against Indigenous women and girls by oil workers in the Bakken Fields. This unholy violence by…read more
The power of moral sanction is central to rebuilding democratic society. An examination, therefore, of the strengths and weaknesses of this tool of social change is warranted. Moral sanction alone…read more
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.access here