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When communities have secure forest rights, not only are forests better protected, but communities fare better.
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The Minnesota statewide Shadow Report, “A Human Rights Perspective on The Land of 10,000 Lakes Disparities,” focuses on the economic and cultural dispossession of people of color and American Indians in Minnesota, documenting several of Minnesota’s racial disparities in several key areas (health, employment, housing, income, food security and access to nutritious food, juvenile and […]
Dancing the World into Being A Conversation with Idle No More’s Leanne Simpson by Naomi Klein and Leanne Simpson via Common Dreams Published on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 by YES! Magazine Leanne Simpson collecting wild rice. In December 2012, the Indigenous protests known as Idle No More exploded onto the Canadian political scene, with huge round dances taking place […]
DECLARATION FROM THE INDIGENOUS PEOPLE’S CONFERENCE AT RIO+20 Posted by Peter Rugh, Editor on June 20, 2012 ear to earth From the Indigenous Peoples Global Conference on Rio+20 and Mother Earth: We, the Indigenous Peoples of Mother Earth assembled at the site of Kari-Oka I, sacred Kari-Oka Púku, Rio de Janeiro to participate in the United Nations […]
UN Probe: U.S. Should Return Stolen Sacred Land, Including Mt. Rushmore, to Native Americans James Anaya, the U.N. special rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, has conducted the United Nations’ first-ever investigation into the plight of Native Americans living in the United States. Anaya’s recommendations include advising the U.S. to return some land to […]