Tags » Indigenous Peoples

Places With Faces

Or, What Is Biculturalism?

we French&English never lost
our civil war
endure it still
a bloody civil bore

the wounded sirened off
no Whitman wanted…

1,510 more words
Non-fiction

Day 133 - Cognitive Dissonance

Library of America, Vol. 1 – Typee, Omoo, Mardi by Herman Melville. Page 142 – Beginning of Chapter 16.

“In looking back to this period, and calling to remembrance the numberless proofs of kindness and respect which I received from the natives of the valley, I can scarcely understand how it was that, in the midst of so many consolatory circumstances, my mind should still have been consumed by the most dismal forebodings, and have remained a prey to the profoundest melancholy. 210 more words

The silent extermination of the Wayuu people

Translation: The silent extermination of the Wayuu people

One year after the IACHR approved precautionary measures for the protection of the lives of the Wayúu People established in La Guajira, Colombia, more than one hundred children of this ethnic community have died from causes associated to malnutrition… 1,169 more words

Colombia

Grassroots Campaign Challenges Adani Project in Australia

Adani Group’s plans for a massive coalmine and rail connection in Queensland’s Galilee Basin are looking increasingly shaky, thanks to a fierce grassroots campaign opposing the project. 706 more words

Environment

Objective 1: Conservation of Biodiversity

With the Convention on Biological Diversity, for the first time in history, the conservation of biological diversity is  recognized as a common concern for humanity and part of the development process, at international level… 922 more words

Biodiversity

Cision: Canada's Residential School Story Launches on Google Earth Voyager (PRESS RELEASE)

Cision: Canada’s Residential School Story Launches on Google Earth Voyager (PRESS RELEASE). “Residential schools for First Nations, Métis and Inuit children were first established in 1831 and ran for 165 years until 1996. 66 more words

New Resources

Delgamuukw v. The Queen

20 years later, Gisdayway family produces searing report on a legacy of dispossession and division following the court ruling that Gitksan and Wetsuwet’en title survives. 3,709 more words

Aboriginal Rights