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Corporate Crimes, First Nations & Environmental Organizations

Corporate Crimes, First Nations & Environmental Organizations

August 10, 2018

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…

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Chayote<br><span>A Simple, Ancient Vegetable</span>

Chayote
A Simple, Ancient Vegetable

July 27, 2018

Mexico has been the source of a multitude of foods to the world that nourish both mind and body; among these are the flamboyant chilis, the multi-tasking avocado (aguacatl), the…

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Politics of Fear

Politics of Fear

July 17, 2018

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…

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Gobiernos Indígenas Levantan Petición a Grupo de Derechos Humanos contra Nicaragua

Gobiernos Indígenas Levantan Petición a Grupo de Derechos Humanos contra Nicaragua

July 12, 2018

Read in English El gobierno nicaragüense en conjunto con la Compañía de Inversión de Desarrollo del Canal de Nicaragua (una pequeña compañía propiedad del empresario chino Wang Jing sin conocimiento…

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Indigenous Governments Petition Human Rights Body against Nicaragua

Indigenous Governments Petition Human Rights Body against Nicaragua

July 12, 2018

The Nicaraguan government in tandem with the Hong Kong Nicaragua Canal Development Investment Company (a small company owned by Chinese entrepreneur Wang Jing with no known knowledge or experience having…

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We Will Defend Each Other

We Will Defend Each Other

July 6, 2018

On the day Americans note their independence from Britain in the year 1776 when slavery officially still existed, I reflect on the words of Frederick Douglass: James Earl Jones Reads Frederick…

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Let the 3 Sisters of Sleep Help you Rest

Let the 3 Sisters of Sleep Help you Rest

July 4, 2018

Stress is common among activist scholars. We are on the ground supporting change and the need for change feels endless at times. Likewise, being indigenous or Native in societies who…

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Yezidi Update:<br>Camps Flooded

Yezidi Update:
Camps Flooded

June 11, 2018

Several weeks ago more than 25,000 Yezidi were inundated by rains that flooded them out of their camps. The Ezidikhan government immediately sought help from Iraq and got none so…

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Forced Sengwer People Evictions in Kenya: EU, WBnk Finland Complicity

Forced Sengwer People Evictions in Kenya: EU, WBnk Finland Complicity

May 24, 2018

The European Union, World Bank and Finnish government’s donation of funds to the government of Kenya for a conservation program and watershed protection facilities renders them complicit in alleged genocide…

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Rebuilding Democratic Society

Rebuilding Democratic Society

May 16, 2018

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…

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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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