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Anti-Indian Movement on the Tribal Frontier

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Collapse of Biodiversity “I want you to act!”

Collapse of Biodiversity “I want you to act!”

October 7, 2019

It was 20 August this year when a young Swedish woman took a determined stand to change the course of history. At least that is what began to happen as…

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Retraction of “A Mission from God”

October 2, 2019

Mr. Jay Taber’s blog post “A Mission from God” on 1 October appearing on the Center for World Indigenous Studies (CWIS) website contained a reference to Mr. James (Jim) V….

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Burning for Profit in Brazil

Burning for Profit in Brazil

September 8, 2019

Figure 1  Fires in South America [Source: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)] Donald Trump’s American Government trade and tariff war with China is responsible for much of this year’s…

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Elizabeth Warren Need Not Apologize

Elizabeth Warren Need Not Apologize

August 23, 2019

There are more than 5 million descendants of American Indian families in the United States. Elizabeth Warren is one of them. For those persons who wish to criticize her for…

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Ezidikhan is the “Land of the Yezidi” and the Peacock Angel

Ezidikhan is the “Land of the Yezidi” and the Peacock Angel

May 22, 2019

A conversation with Ezidikhan Justice Minister Nallein Sowilo and Prime Minister Barjis Soso Khalaf. The Center’s mission advances the rights of indigenous peoples worldwide. We provide direct support to the…

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Fear in the Face of Climate Change

Fear in the Face of Climate Change

January 15, 2019

Written By Michael Smetana Photos: Juliet Totten According to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), indigenous peoples play a key role in global climate change efforts by…

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The Indigenous Bio-Cultural Strategy to Preserve Biodiversity in Two Years

The Indigenous Bio-Cultural Strategy to Preserve Biodiversity in Two Years

November 5, 2018

Ensuring the safety and continuity of the world’s 5000 Fourth World (indigenous) nations is a mandatory requirement to prevent global ecosystems’ collapse. The world’s indigenous nations are located in and…

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Spreading State Tyranny: Brazil’s New Dictator Bolsonaro

Spreading State Tyranny: Brazil’s New Dictator Bolsonaro

October 31, 2018

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…

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Celebrating our Ancestors! Cultural Appropriation?

Celebrating our Ancestors! Cultural Appropriation?

October 22, 2018

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…

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Report: Baba Sheikh abducted to Russia

Report: Baba Sheikh abducted to Russia

October 22, 2018

The Kurdish Regional Government, in an effort to forcibly dominate and take control of Ezidikhan, has threatened the life of the Yezidis’ supreme spiritual leader the Baba Shiekh Khurto Hajji Ismail and his son Samir Baba Sheikh.

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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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