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Survival International

Survival International

Brazilian Indians secure nationwide land victory
Survival International
A proposal to change the constitution and give Congress power in the demarcation of indigenous territories has been shelved following months of vociferous protests by thousands of Indians, representing dozens of tribes. Last week, dozens ... The ...

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Wed, Dec 24, 2014, Continue reading at the source

U. of Illinois faculty panel issues mixed report on aborted hiring of Steven ...
Inside Higher Ed
The report notes that civil rights protesters in the 1960s were accused of incivility when they were merely asserting their civil rights. ... appointment, Indigenous Studies, is informed by certain critical ethical tenets, one of which is, for example ...

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Wed, Dec 24, 2014, Continue reading at the source

VICE

VICE

The Black Lives Matter Movement Is Resonating in Colombia
VICE
Garner's strangulation by a New York City police officer has been covered extensively in the international press, as have the ensuing nationwide protests. But in Colombia, which boasts the second-largest Afro-descendant population in Latin America ...

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Tue, Dec 23, 2014, Continue reading at the source

Indian Country Today Media Network

Indian Country Today Media Network

Controversial Law in Brazil Sees Indigenous Clash With Police; Law Fails
Indian Country Today Media Network
Last week the Brazilian Congress shelved a proposed constitutional amendment that would have taken territorial demarcation rights away from indigenous communities following a dramatic protest where police prevented activists from confronting lawmakers ...

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Mon, Dec 22, 2014, Continue reading at the source

Intercontinental Cry

Intercontinental Cry

How One Indigenous Woman Took On a Multinational Mining Corporation... And ...
Intercontinental Cry
This mine is widely opposed by peasant, worker, and indigenous peoples in the region, who have protested its resource extraction, exploitation, displacement, and environmental harm with with mass marches and general strikes. When Yanacocha sought to ...

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Mon, Dec 22, 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
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