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Tensions rise over First Nations' use of beach near scene of Ipperwash crisis
APTN National News
Ontario Provincial Police - who fatally shot George in the 1995 standoff and now have a special framework for handling Aboriginal protest actions - monitored the situation. Their spokesman for the area wasn't available Sunday. Requests for meetings to ...

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Mon, Dec 08, 2014, Continue reading at the source

National Post

National Post

First Nation tears down barriers along Ipperwash beach near park where Ontario ...
National Post
Ontario Provincial Police — who fatally shot George in the 1995 standoff and now have a special framework for handling aboriginal protest actions — monitored the situation. Their spokesman for the area wasn't available Sunday. Requests for meetings ...

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Sun, Dec 07, 2014, Continue reading at the source

Take the Chains Off: The Struggle for Racial Justice Continues
Truth-Out
The people are rising against the state, demanding justice it cannot give and the state cannot crush the protests without risking more rebellion. A great collision is coming, driven by a question that has been asked repeatedly for nearly four centuries ...

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Sun, Dec 21, 2014, Continue reading at the source

Port Angeles considering Indigenous People's Day
The Spokesman Review
But Italian-Americans consider Columbus Day to essentially celebrate their contributions to American culture, and some groups have protested the celebration of Indigenous People's Day on that holiday. Port Angeles Mayor Dan Di Guilio, who is of Italian ...

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Sun, Dec 21, 2014, Continue reading at the source

Intercontinental Cry

Intercontinental Cry

Gratitude for the defense of the rights of Indigenous Peoples in Brazil
Intercontinental Cry
Those individuals affected sought to exercise the right of defense of their interests by means of demonstration, of the protest movement, of contesting a society that in their view, by means of their representatives, stood in opposition to them ...

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Sun, Dec 21, 2014, Continue reading at the source

Port Angeles considering Indigenous People's Day
Daily Astorian
But Italian-Americans consider Columbus Day to essentially celebrate their contributions to American culture, and some groups have protested the celebration of Indigenous People's Day on that holiday. Port Angeles Mayor Dan Di Guilio, who is of Italian ...

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Sat, Dec 20, 2014, Continue reading at the source

Intercontinental Cry

Intercontinental Cry

PEC 215: No vote by special commission of Brazilian House
Intercontinental Cry
A large police contingent was mobilized under the order of the president of the House, Henrique Eduardo Alves (PMDB / RN), to prevent the entry of protesters. Indigenous peoples protesting the PEC were repressed and six of them were arrested. The vice ...

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Sat, Dec 20, 2014, Continue reading at the source

Civil Rights Marches Versus the Right to Puke
CounterPunch
The New York Daily News, for example, breathlessly declared: “Police said Sunday that they had arrested a hooligan who assaulted two police officers during protests on the Brooklyn Bridge overnight.” The paper made sure to ... Racism began to be ...

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Fri, Dec 19, 2014, Continue reading at the source

Naples Daily News

Naples Daily News

A path runs through it: Miccosukee tribe protests River of Grass Greenway project
Naples Daily News
Quiet protest greeted a public-input meeting last Thursday about the proposed River of Grass Greenway project, which would create a 75-mile-long asphalt or concrete trail between Miami and Naples along Tamiami Trail. In a 15-page written objection to ...

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Thu, Dec 18, 2014, Continue reading at the source

UPI.com

UPI.com

Indigenous protesters clash with Brazil police inside National Congress
UPI.com
"The indigenous people were not consulted on the bills," said Sonia Guajajara, the national coordinator of Brazil's Association of Indigenous Peoples. Armed with bows and arrows, the group of 30 protesters tried to enter Tuesday's committee session but ...
Indigenous group clashes with police outside Brazilian CongressGlobal Times
Indigenous group clashes with police in RioIANS

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Wed, Dec 17, 2014, Continue reading at the source

IANS

IANS

Indigenous group clashes with police outside Brazilian Congress
Shanghai Daily (subscription)
According to Sonia Guajajara, the national coordinator of Brazil's Association of Indigenous Peoples, the indigenous people were not consulted on the bills. Indigenous leaders have also recently protested the nomination of Congresswoman Katia Abreu to ...
Indigenous group clashes with police in RioIANS

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Wed, Dec 17, 2014, Continue reading at the source

Mindanao-based tillers sue cops over 'violent dispersal'
Inquirer.net
Malacanang was quick to brand the legitimate protest action as 'vandalism' but it has not addressed the urgent issues of peasants and indigenous peoples in Mindanao squarely,” Palabay said. When informed of the complaint, Sanchez shrugged it off as ...

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Wed, Dec 17, 2014, Continue reading at the source
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