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Creating Failed States

November 24, 2015

US State Department beating drums of war in Great Lakes region of Africa.

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Co-opting Indigenous NGOs

November 19, 2015

Ford Foundation propaganda at Indian Country Today is meant to co-opt indigenous NGOs in support of Wall Street-funded initiatives. As a supporter of World Bank mega-development on indigenous territories, Ford…

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Preventing Discursive Monoculture

November 15, 2015

Sometimes I think IC Magazine readers fail to understand what is at stake in providing an Indigenous News Fund that would allow IC to remain independent from the aristocratic derivatives…

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Murder in Honduras

November 11, 2015

Murder of indigenous activists in Honduras has prompted the UN Special Rapporteur on Indigenous Peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, to issue a warning about state-sponsored ethnic cleansing there, where, since 2010, 44…

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KXL Rejection Hype

November 10, 2015

The tribes that kept KXL out of their territories are understandably pleased by the momentary suspension of that pipeline project. This editorial does not diminish their ‘victory’, but rather tempers…

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Catalan Independence

November 9, 2015

Catalan Parliament says independence road map not subject to Spain.

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Protocols of Plant Medicine

October 17, 2015

Pacific Northwest herbalist Elise Krohn discusses her learning and knowledge of native plant medicine, including her apprenticeship and subsequent clinical work with Coast Salish Indian tribes in Washington state.

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Radiation Exposure Risk

October 9, 2015

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provided support for a study that cost $33 million that estimated radiation dose estimates from “Hanford Radioactive Material Releases to the Air…

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The Palestine Exception

October 4, 2015

Report on Israel lobby reveals tactics to silence students.

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Nations in the Nuclear Cloud

September 28, 2015

Seventy years after the first nuclear bomb detonation in 1945 as of July 2015 indigenous peoples’ territories and peoples remain at greatest health and environmental risk to radioactive and toxic…

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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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