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Change the MASKOT Name ! - PLEASE SIGN !!
Society & Culture  (tags: SUPER BOWL, SUPERBOWL ADS, WASHINGTON REDSKINS, NATIVE AMERICANS, MASKOT, INDIGENOUS PEOPLES, ethics, humanrights, culture, americans, history, society, sports, education )

Angelika
- 206 days ago - front.moveon.org
The Super Bowl Ad You Didn't See Sign the petition if you support a name change for the Washington Redskins.
Indonesia's 'Paradise Lost' Opens Up to Intrepid Tourists
Society & Culture  (tags: culture, indigenous peoples, ancient tribal cultures, Papua, New Guinea island, "hidden paradise", "ethnic tourism", Asia )

Rosemary
- 1149 days ago - smh.com.au
For decades, the only foreign visitors to venture into Papua were gold-diggers, anthropologists, missionaries and soldiers fighting imperial wars. But the vast, western half of New Guinea island is slowly opening its doors to tourists as a "hidden
Indian Genocide and Republican Power
Society & Culture  (tags: genocide, first nations, indian, Indigenous peoples, republicans, government, culture, dishonesty, politics )

Kelly
- 1422 days ago - consortiumnews.com
The genocide against Native Americans remains one of the most shameful chapters of U.S. history (and indeed one that continued through Ronald Reagan's presidency with U.S.-backed slaughters in Central America).
Canada's Racist Policies to Blame for National Tragedy
Society & Culture  (tags: canada, Native Americans, tribe, indian, the first nations, Indigenous Peoples, racist )

Kelly
- 1466 days ago - indiancountrytoday.com
Following a $1.9 billion Indian Residential School Settlement Agreement with survivors, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper made a formal apology in June 2008. In his remarks, he acknowledged the schools were intended to "kill the Indian in the child."
NATIVE RIGHTS: Oneida Nation Dispossessed of Right to Reclaim Land or Compensation
Society & Culture  (tags: rights, NATIVE RIGHTS, INDIGENOUS PEOPLES, Native rights, politics, news, law, culture, ethics, media, humans, society, usa, government, freedoms )

Cal
- 1477 days ago - indiancountrytoday.com
A panel of the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in a 2-1 decision Aug. 10 that the Oneida Indian Nation has no "possessory right" to reclaim the 250,000 acres that were illegally taken by the state of New York in the 18th and 19th centuries and sold for
BP Oil Spill Threatens Future of Indigenous Communities in Louisiana
Society & Culture  (tags: American Indians, Native Americans, Indigenous Peoples )

Kat
- 1544 days ago - democracynow.org
During our recent trip to southern Louisiana, we visited Grand Bayou, a village accessible only by boat, that feels they are on the brink of extinction. The indigenous Atakapa-Ishak people in this coastal Louisiana village have relied on the land and ...
Native Representation Strong at 2010 Olympics
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, humans, Indigenous Peoples, Olympics )

Cal
- 1652 days ago - indiancountrytoday.com
History is being made at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics.
Survival International - Movement for Tribal Peoples
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Indigenous Peoples )

Ben
- 1665 days ago - survivalinternational.org
Survival is the only international organization supporting tribal peoples worldwide. We were founded in 1969 after an article by Norman Lewis in the UK's Sunday Times highlighted the massacres, land thefts and genocide taking place in Brazilian Amazonia.
Violence in the Amazon - 1 Dead, Dozens Injured in Indigenous Protests
Society & Culture  (tags: Amazon, Equadorian, Indigenous Peoples, protest, state violence, , United Nations Declaration on the Rights )

Rosemary
- 1789 days ago - republicoflakotah.com
Ecuadorian police have attacked peaceful Shuar Indigenous protesters near the town of Macas in the southern Ecuadorian Amazon, leaving at least one Shuar teacher dead. Please join Cultural Survival in condemning this state violence Continued>
Ecuador's Amazonian Indian Confederation Faces Varied Threats
Society & Culture  (tags: indigenous peoples, indigenous rights, world, south america, news, society, rights, culture, environment, interesting, politics, religion )

Cal
- 1844 days ago - indiancountrytoday.com
Approximately 100 representatives of Ecuador's Amazonian Indian nations recently gathered in the community of Union Base, near the southeastern town of Puyo, to celebrate the inauguration of new leadership for the Confederation of Indigenous Nations of th
UN Calls for Peru Clashes Probe
Society & Culture  (tags: Peru, Indigenous Peoples, Human Rights )

Ben
- 1895 days ago - news.bbc.co.uk
The UN's envoy for indigenous people has urged Peru to launch an independent investigation into recent deadly clashes between police and protesters.
Decades of Research on Native American Headpots Fill New Book From University of Arkansas Press
Society & Culture  (tags: Indians, American Indians, Native Americans, Indigenous Peoples, Arts, Literature, culture, society, interesting, humans )

Kat
- 1916 days ago - dailyheadlines.uark.edu
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - In 1981, James F. Cherry began a quest to find any and every existing Native American headpot, a rare and mysterious pottery formed in the shape of a human head, from the Mississippian Indian Culture. The quest took him to museums...
The Standing Proud Project Needs YOUR Help
Society & Culture  (tags: activists, children, culture, GoodNews, women, men, families, Indigenous Peoples, First Nations, Canada, self reliance, business )

Lauren
- 2370 days ago - givemeaning.com
The Standing Proud Project is an initiative to positively address in a realistic manner some of the serious social issues affecting the First Nation people of Canada.
   

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