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The CERE$ Network

March 11, 2014

In Climate Wealth Opportunists, Cory Morningstar presents part two of her investigative report on the non-profit industrial complex, and on the oligarchs that own it. In this part of the…

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Essential Fatty Acids and Indigenous Peoples

March 5, 2014

I have been asked questions about the Center’s research into the importance of natural sources of essential fatty acids for native peoples. I gave this example to one questioner: United…

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Not In Our Town

March 4, 2014

The ability to anticipate is one of the hallmarks of leadership. When it comes to Communications in Conflict, knowing how offending parties are likely to respond and planning accordingly is…

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Tartars, Uyghurs & Location

March 3, 2014

The Russians occupy the Crimean strategic region–the original home territory of the Tartar and the Uyghurs occupy the strategic region of northwestern China on the border with Russia. Both Russia…

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The Politics of Land and Bigotry

February 14, 2014

On March 8, 1996, the Center for World Indigenous Studies convened a conference at the Day Break Star Center in Seattle to consider strategies for a new public consensus about…

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Fascism in America

February 13, 2014

The Wise Use Movement of industry-sponsored violence against environmentalists and indigenous peoples is a fascist movement. Like the racist fascists and the theocratic fascists, Wise Use fascists deploy intimidation and…

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Gateway Pacific Terminal Consultant Threatens Journalists

February 12, 2014

In a tragic comedy worthy of Shakespeare, Craig Cole, political consultant to Pacific International Terminals, has threatened two journalists and publications for exposing an apparent anti-Indian strategy by his employer,…

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Confronting the Narrative

February 11, 2014

Our politics is a struggle that isn’t necessarily State-centric. At some point it concerns itself with the State, but it doesn’t mean that the State is the focal point of…

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Ravaging Indigenous Territories and Peoples

February 6, 2014

After thirty years of UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples negotiations in Geneva, Switzerland and its final adoption by the UN General Assembly in 2007 one might think…

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A Rationalization of Theft

January 30, 2014

Fascism is the most lethal threat to the indigenous peoples movement and democracy in the United States. The Minutemen and Tea Parties are probably the most familiar of the white…

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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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