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Amazon Tribe creates 500-page Traditional Medicine Encyclopedia

In one of the great tragedies of our age, indigenous traditions, stories, cultures and knowledge are winking out across the world. Whole languages and mythologies are vanishing, and in some cases even entire indigenous groups are falling into extinction. This … Continue reading

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Wasase: Indigenous Pathways of Action and Freedom

This seminar consists of a detailed reading and discussion of Taiaiake Alfred’s new book, Wasáse: Indigenous Pathways of Action and Freedom, which focuses on the restoration of the warrior ethic as the basis for regenerating indigenous identities and struggles to … Continue reading

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Decolonizing Native Histories: Collaboration, Knowledge and Language

Decolonizing Native Histories is an interdisciplinary collection that grapples with the racial and ethnic politics of knowledge production and indigenous activism in the Americas. It analyzes the relationship of language to power and empowerment, and advocates for collaborations between community … Continue reading

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“El Estado se construyó sobre un Genocidio de los Pueblos Originarios”

Integrante de la Red de Investigaciones en Genocidio y doctora en Antropología, Diana Lenton aporta pruebas del genocidio de los pueblos originarios. Campos de concentración, asesinatos masivos, fusilamientos y niños robados. El papel del Estado, la sociedad y los intelectuales. … Continue reading

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Original Wisdom: Stories of an Ancient Way of Knowing

Explores the lifestyle of indigenous peoples of the world who exist in complete harmony with the natural world and with each other. Reveals a model of a society built on trust, patience, and joy rather than anxiety, hurry, and acquisition. … Continue reading

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Integrating Aboriginal Teaching and Values into the Classroom

A new body of research is beginning to demonstrate that Aboriginal students’  self-esteem is a key factor in their school success. An educational environment that honours the culture, language and world view of the Aboriginal student is critical. Schools need … Continue reading

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