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FW Economy Dead End

January 22, 2015

Fourth World peoples throughout the world generally do not benefit from state economies that measure their economic future using the Gross Domestic Product (GDP – production minus cost) and productivity….

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Asian Fourth World Battles Against Corporate Exploitation

January 20, 2015

The Asian Indigenous Peoples Pact , formed in 1988, “is a regional organization founded in 1988 by indigenous peoples’ movements. AIPP is committed to the cause of promoting and defending…

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Azawad: A Stateless Democracy

January 14, 2015

In To Make a World, Part II: The Art of Creating a State, Jonas Staal observes that in contrast to the mass-performance of the French, which was staged to reinforce…

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Biocultural Synergy

January 8, 2015

People are animals too, but too frequently human beings chose to step out of the chain of biological and cultural relationships that make the planet work more smoothly. Conventional scientists…

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Rama & Gran Canal Lunacy

January 7, 2015

The Rama people in southeastern Atlantic Coast Nicaragua are located in the path of a deep water canal to connect the Caribbean with the Pacific Ocean. The states of Cuba,…

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FW Journalistic Collaboration

December 29, 2014

                       CWIS and Intercontinental Cry Magazine form journalistic alliance DATE:29 December 2014    The Center for World Indigenous Studies Board of Directors approved a collaboration agreement with Intercontinental Cry Magazine…

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CWIS Global Reach

December 28, 2014

The Center for World Indigenous Studies celebrates its 36th year since its founding in 1979 ready to meet the ground-up challenges presented by a greatly more immediate world. Radio, Television,…

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Eight Dimensions for Solstice

December 9, 2014

[Purhépecha came from the four directions as one of the oldest peoples in México [Michoacán[ recognizing the four changing windows of time and one of those windows is what many…

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White Power vs NW Indians

December 3, 2014

Two new posters that highlight the organized racism of fossil fuel export on the Salish Sea.

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Treaties & New Agenda

November 30, 2014

“Trail of Broken Treaties:” For Renewal of Contracts — Reconstruction of Indian Communities & Securing an Indian Future in America   Forty-two years ago October 31 the “Trail of Broken…

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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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