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What Are the Epistemologies of the South?

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CDC Denies COVID-19 Data to Indian Country

CDC Denies COVID-19 Data to Indian Country

June 12, 2020

Ms. Esther Lucero, MPP, CEO, Seattle Indian Health Board Ms. Abigail Echo-Hawk, MADirector, Urban Indian Health InstituteChief research Officer, Seattle Indian Health Board611 12th Avenue SouthSeattle, WA 98144-2007 Ms. Fawn…

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The Earth Begins Healing, COVID-19 opens attack on the Fourth World

The Earth Begins Healing, COVID-19 opens attack on the Fourth World

April 21, 2020

Dr. Rudolph Rÿser offers an analysis of the current pandemic of COVID-19, how coronavirus is affecting the indigenous peoples and the virus impact on the environment.

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¿Qué Son las Epistemologías del Sur?

¿Qué Son las Epistemologías del Sur?

February 27, 2020

¿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.

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What Are the Epistemologies of the South?

What Are the Epistemologies of the South?

February 27, 2020

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.

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Indigenous peoples of the Tigris and Euphrates and State Violence

Indigenous peoples of the Tigris and Euphrates and State Violence

November 13, 2019

The ancient Fertile Crescent is aflame with mass murders, displaced peoples, bombings by Turkey, Iran and Israel. The Yezidi, Mandaeans and Zoroastrians are being killed and mass protests by Shi’a Arabs against the Iraqi government are filling the streets while Iranian snipers are selectively shooting protesters.

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America Betrays Indigenous Peoples

America Betrays Indigenous Peoples

October 25, 2019

The American government is once again betraying indigenous peoples. The Kurds gave their assistance to protect the United States. The Kurds (Syria), Yezidi (Iraq), Mayans (Guatemala and Honduras), Lakota (USA)…

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Food Emergency in Ezidikhan after Torched Food Crops

Food Emergency in Ezidikhan after Torched Food Crops

October 16, 2019

The Yezidi Santana Dharma Society (YSDS) operates under the fiscal sponsorship of the Center for World Indigenous Studies established to provide aid and support to the Ezidikhan national government in…

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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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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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