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What Are the Epistemologies of the South?

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Biafran Declaration

Biafran Declaration

May 10, 2006

Biafra, the reemerging nation of Igbo people and their allies seek to reclaim their political right to freely choose their own political future through nonviolent political transformation. CWIS has informed…

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Global Summit on HIV/AIDS, Traditional medicine and Indigenous Knowledge

March 14, 2006

Global Summit Declaration pdf Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice for Traditional Medicine Practitioners in Ghana pdf

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The Power of Moral Sanction

February 10, 2006

Jay Taber, Associate Scholar

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At OAS, Negotiations Resume On Hemispheric Declaration On Indigenous Rights

January 25, 2006

The member countries of the Organization of American States (OAS) today resumed negotiations in Washington on the draft American Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, focusing at this five-day…

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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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