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Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

Boxing: Danny Green and Anthony Mundine square off...on Facebook
Sydney Morning Herald
... less than 3400 "likes" . So that's round one to Green. It will be interesting to see how Mundine, who also visited the Aboriginal protest site at Heirisson Island while in Perth, might respond. And if the pair do any of their future talking with ...

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Sun, May 31, 2015, Continue reading at the source

National Observer

National Observer

Thousands join residential school survivors in reconciliation walk
National Observer
Those from across the country who marched in Ottawa yesterday did so not in political protest, but in hopes that the gaping wounds 150 years of “Indian” residential schools have left on Canada will one day heal. “This is the day ... Premier Wynne and ...

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Mon, Jun 01, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Money Morning

Money Morning

Insatiable China Gold Demand Is Ruining Ecuador's Tribal Lands
Money Morning
"Developing the copper mine would irreversibly devastate the region's fragile ecosystem and violate the legal rights of indigenous peoples to live, develop and control their land and territory." ... Hundreds of Ecuadorians have protested, also to no avail.

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Mon, Jun 01, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Indian Country Today Media Network

Indian Country Today Media Network

Take Oak Flat to a Higher Court: Why US & Canada Fear Human Rights Courts
Indian Country Today Media Network
At a protest rally in February, individuals from at least five other tribes appeared to back up the San Carlos Apaches. The New York Times published an op-ed backing them up– called to Oak Flat deal ... Since the Inter-American Court began hearing ...

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Mon, Jun 01, 2015, Continue reading at the source

AL DIA News

AL DIA News

Across the Americas, indigenous peoples protest fossil fuel and mining ...
AL DIA News
What you might not have heard so readily is that there has been sustained opposition to the Keystone XL by the indigenous peoples of Canada and the United States. The Rosebud Sioux Tribe — one of nine tribes in South Dakota whose governments have ...

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Sun, May 31, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Soaked protesters march in final push against anti-terror bill
Ottawa Citizen
I've read this statistic that more people die yearly from domestic homicide than people have died as a result of terrorism since 2001,” she said. “There are so many other things to worry about, such as Indigenous peoples' rights.” First Nations protest ...

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Sat, May 30, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Alaska Dispatch News

Alaska Dispatch News

We should expand Etok's legacy of tireless work on behalf of others
Alaska Dispatch News
... a laundry list of things, ranging from the 1961 “Duck-In,” when Barrow residents protested federal restrictions on subsistence hunting, to being one of the most prominent and influential leaders of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act -- of ...

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Sat, May 30, 2015, Continue reading at the source

In Liberia: Protesters invade Palm oil plantation, injure official
Pulse Nigeria
It was not immediately known what sparked the protests. But last month the Forest Peoples Programme, a group campaigning for the rights of indigenous peoples, accused GVL of taking land without community consent. Under its 2010 concession agreement, ...

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Thu, May 28, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Al Jazeera America

Al Jazeera America

Sainthood for founder of California missions angers Native American groups
Al Jazeera America
Tribal chairwoman Louise Miranda Ramirez of the Ohlone Costanoan Esselen Nation joined members of several Native American groups in a protest on Easter Sunday at the historic Carmel Mission in northern California, once the headquarters of the mission ...

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Thu, May 28, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Protesters invade Liberia palm oil plantation, injure official
Reuters
It was not immediately known what sparked the protests. But last month the Forest Peoples Programme, a group campaigning for the rights of indigenous peoples, accused GVL of taking land without community consent. Under its 2010 concession agreement, ...

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Thu, May 28, 2015, Continue reading at the source

The Daily Star

The Daily Star

Protesters keep slamming cops for irresponsibility
The Daily Star
Bangladesh Indigenous Peoples Forum, Bangladesh Chhatra Union, Bangladesh Chhatra Federation, Samajtantrik Chhatra Front, Udichi Shilpi Gosthi, and Nari pakkha expressed solidarity with the students' alliance. The 21-year-old woman was waiting for ...

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Tue, May 26, 2015, Continue reading at the source
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