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Anti-Indian Movement. Part 2: The Politics of Resentment

Anti-Indian Movement. Part 2: The Politics of Resentment

January 11, 2018

The Politics Of Resentment On October 16, 2013, I became aware of a new PAC called SaveWhatcom, registered by KGMI radio host Kris Halterman and Lorraine Newman. Halterman is noted…

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Anti-Indian Movement Part 1: Givers and Takers

Anti-Indian Movement Part 1: Givers and Takers

January 9, 2018

Introduction In 2000, the Montana Human Rights Network published  Drumming Up Resentment: The Anti-Indian Movement in Montana by Ken Toole, who noted that in addition to vertical integration from local…

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Anti-Indian Movement on the Tribal Frontier

Anti-Indian Movement on the Tribal Frontier

January 9, 2018

Special 25th Anniversary Re-Issue In 1986, Dr. Rudolph Ryser began a 6 year undercover investigation into the extreme Right-Wing Movement based on and near Indian Country Reservations. This movement continues…

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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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Politics? Self-Government

September 17, 2014

CWIS drafted the Joint Statement of Constitutional and Customary Indigenous Governments that received the endorsement of eleven Fourth World governments in Africa, South and North America and Southeast Asia. The…

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Nations to Independent States

July 27, 2014

In the Fall 2014, Catalunya and Scotland will vote to determine if their nation will become an independent state. Many other Fourth World nations will look to see how these…

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Vocabulary of Indigenous Autonomy – Governance

January 1, 2014

The words we use to discuss the political future of indigenous nations is changing. A new discussion about indigenous nation governance is moving to the international table: UN Permanent Forum…

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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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Not Trusting the “Trustee”

December 19, 2013

Four-years after the US Secretary of the Department of the Interior established the Secretarial Commission on Indian Trust Administration and Reform the five member panel issued its Final Report on…

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CWIS and the Global Rights debate

November 9, 2013

The Center for World Indigenous Studies is deeply engaged in regional and global initiatives to advance the dialogue between indigenous nations and UN member states. We deem this an essential…

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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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