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Indie Wire (blog)

Indie Wire (blog)

'Black Panther Woman' USA Premiere Set for PAFF (On Little Known Australian ...
Indie Wire (blog)
Forty years later, and still struggling with addiction, she looks back on her involvement in the Aboriginal protest movement from her housing commission apartment in the community of Redfern. In the film, she journeys to New York to an international ...

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Thu, Jan 22, 2015, Continue reading at the source

News in the Humanosphere: Blood on the streets of Kinshasa
Humanosphere
Hundreds of people protesting against air strikes on Tuareg rebels by United Nations peacekeepers in Mali occupied the airport in the northern town of Kidal on Wednesday, forcing U.N. troops to abandon positions there. (Reuters ... The World Bank ...

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Thu, Jan 22, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Australia Day, Survival Day or Invasion Day? Why indigenous Australians can't ...
Crikey
At some point, however, Aboriginal protest to Australia Day was rebranded and became the more mainstream-friendly “Survival Day”. Here was an alternative celebration that was not protest, but a happy occasion, something less angry and more likely to ...

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Thu, Jan 22, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Daily Review

Daily Review

Friend or foe of indigenous culture? Jessica Mauboy as Australia Day poster girl
Daily Review
At some point, however, Aboriginal protest to Australia Day was rebranded and became the more mainstream-friendly “Survival Day”. Here was an alternative celebration that was not protest, but a happy occasion, something less angry and more likely to ...

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Thu, Jan 22, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Aboriginal protest legal quandary
Warrnambool Standard
Glenelg Shire Council has been advised it does not have the authority to intervene with protesters at the Portland Aboriginal Tent Embassy. In a statement, council said the protests were relevant only to state and federal government issues and it could ...

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Tue, Jan 20, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Australia Day in the Camden Haven and beyond
Camden Haven Courier
The largest Aboriginal protest march in history occurred on 26 January and Australia Day was labelled by Indigenous Australians as 'Invasion Day'. 1992: Inaugural Survival concert held at La Perouse, now an annual event. 1994: All States and ...

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Wed, Jan 14, 2015, Continue reading at the source

1932: Australia Day adopted in NSW only to be reversed to Anniversary Day by the
Camden Haven Courier
The largest Aboriginal protest march in history occurred on 26 January and Australia Day was labelled by Indigenous Australians as 'Invasion Day'. 1992: Inaugural Survival concert held at La Perouse, now an annual event. 1994: All States and ...

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Wed, Jan 14, 2015, Continue reading at the source

SBS

SBS

Reflect on what January 26 means to Indigenous Aussies: Calma
SBS
"Nothing is ever gained through violent protests," said Dr Calma. Indigenous people from all over Australia are travelling to Canberra for a three day Freedom Summit, which will include a peaceful protest at Parliament House on Tuesday. "We should ...

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Fri, Jan 23, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Maroon

Maroon

Environmental racism targets vulnerable minority groups
Maroon
Native Americans ride on horseback around the Mall in Washington, D.C. to protest the Keystone XL pipeline. Its construction inflicts environmental injustices on the ... Industrial capitalism has been one of the root causes of environmental injustice ...

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Fri, Jan 23, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Upside Down World

Upside Down World

Ecuador: The “Citizens' Revolution” vs Social Movements
Upside Down World
Director Nina Pacari emphasized that in reality they are being subject to “political persecution by this government against indigenous peoples and low-income sectors.”[3] .... It was the third wave of protests in less than six months, with marches in ...

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Thu, Jan 22, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Lost Coast Outpost

Lost Coast Outpost

HSU Students Occupy Campus Building, Issue List of Demands to Protest ...
Lost Coast Outpost
The announcement that students planned to remain in the building came after a 2-day long Native American Activism Conference, where speakers from across the state presented on a variety of issues faced by Indigenous Peoples at Humboldt State.

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Tue, Jan 20, 2015, Continue reading at the source

waateanews.com

waateanews.com

Indigenous voice critical in oil protest
waateanews.com
But what they are very vulnerable to is opposition from indigenous peoples. Indigenous peoples around the world have led campaigns, very successful campaigns against the exploitation of their natural resources and the associated pollution that comes ...

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Mon, Jan 19, 2015, Continue reading at the source

The Guardian (blog)

The Guardian (blog)

'No jerks, cops or oppressive behaviour': music's new wave of queer festivals
The Guardian (blog)
The fests are also a necessary alternative to indefensible bastions of Mean Girls-style politics such as the annual Michigan Womyn's festival, which has been running since 1976 and – despite vocal protests from artists including Nona Hendryx, who ...

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Mon, Jan 19, 2015, Continue reading at the source

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

Jailed Tatar Activist Starts Hunger Strike
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
Fellow activist Renat Nurali told RFE/RL that Kashapov had started the strike "to protest political repression in Russia, the lawlessness of Russian prosecutors and courts, the violation of the rights of Russia's indigenous peoples, and Russia's ...

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Mon, Jan 19, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Inquirer.net

Inquirer.net

Pope Francis and two men who would be saints
Inquirer.net
When Sierra was beatified by Pope John Paul II in 1988, some Native Americans in southern California protested. “There are quite a few California Indians who think he shouldn't be a saint,” ... In fact at Malacanang, he expressed the hope that the ...

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Fri, Jan 16, 2015, Continue reading at the source

San Francisco Bay View

San Francisco Bay View

Five years later: Haitians step up their fight for independence and democracy
San Francisco Bay View
12, 2015, Haitians protest in front of Bill Clinton's Harlem office, saying “No to dictatorship, down with the U.N., down with the U.S. puppet Martelly government!” – Photo: ... Western capitalism and culture of consumption is built on the foundation ...

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Fri, Jan 16, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Hawaii As 'Racial Paradise'? Bid For Obama Library Invokes A Complex Past
WUWF
Erasing the struggles of Hawaii's indigenous peoples allowed Americans to portray themselves as inclusive and benevolent. For U.S. ... Journalists drew clear contrasts between the islands' residents and African American protesters in northern cities ...

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Thu, Jan 15, 2015, Continue reading at the source
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