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Case studies of Community and human rights impacts of Renewable energy companies, and a ranking of multinationals in Ag/Food, Apparel and Mining

An April 2017 report from the London-based advocacy group,  Business and Human Rights Resource Centre asks,  “What adverse impacts can renewable energy projects have on communities around the world?”    354 more words

Indigenous women brave the storm to begin talks at UN CSW

Published March 16, 2017 on openDemocracy | By Clare Church

This week, the frigid temperatures and blustery winds of winter storm Stella shut down New York City. 842 more words

Indigenous Peoples

National Engineering Month: Indigenous Perspectives on Engineering and Systems Thinking

This past March was National Engineering Month in Canada, and an organization that I volunteer with, Engineers Without Borders (EWB) Canada, invited me to write a guest blog post on the importance of diversity in engineering. 155 more words

Viewpoints

Guam Daily Post: Roots researcher discovers DNA origins

Guam Daily Post: Roots researcher discovers DNA origins. “Chamorro Roots researcher Bernard Punzalan uses historical records to develop the massive archive that helps thousands of Guam’s native inhabitants discover their ancestry. 59 more words

New Resources

Where Did the Days Go?

As badly as I was looking forward to the holidays, as quick it is over. I can hardly believe that everybody is stressing about their midterms already, and all I am anxious for is my practicum that starts in about two weeks. 401 more words

Education

Necktie campaign focuses attention on plight of missing and murdered indigenous men

Over 100 ties were wrapped around trees in Montreal’s Parc Emilie-Gamelin, each necktie a reminder of a missing or murdered indigenous man or boy.

A lot of attention has been given to… 188 more words

Canada

From the Revolutionary War to the 1790s: the Creek Nation in the Southern Gulf Region

Where we last left off, I wrote about how Gaither, a veteran of the Maryland 400, had served “seven years on the Georgian frontier, and two years in the Mississippi Territory as a U.S. 2,964 more words

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