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Indigenous Activism at #COP25

Indigenous people were highly engaged both inside and outside COP 25, the UN Climate Conference just ended in Madrid, in December 2019. These video pieces provided by the Indigenous Rising Media team highlight the critical role of Indigenous people’s activism…

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Ottawa buries official statement criticizing UN conference for giving Indigenous people too much power » APTN National News

Jorge Barrera APTN National News.  Ottawa didn’t think much of the high-profile UN World Conference on Indigenous Peoples’ outcome document and quietly posted an official statement outlining its displeasure in a back corner of its website.The statement is posted under…

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Leaked World Bank lending policies environmentally disastrous | Environment | theguardian.com

If correct, there is no making sense of this. It flies in the face of the World Bank’s own devastating report on Climate Change… “Radical plans by the World Bank to relax the conditions on which it lends up to…

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World Conference Controversy Continues at UN Permanent Forum – ICTMN.com

This past winter, however, attention shifted to a decision by the President of the General Assembly (PGA) John Ashe that Indigenous Peoples would not have full and equal participation on par with states in preparing for and at the conference….

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On the road to reconciliation, tension between miners and Aboriginals grow

TORONTO (miningweekly.com) – While Canada has come a long way in reconciling pre-existing Aboriginal sovereignty with assumed Crown sovereignty, tension is rising between the proponents of several new mining projects located on Crown lands, or within Aboriginal reserves, and Aboriginals,…

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#IdleNoMore’s defiant brand of feminism | System Change Not Climate Change

Posted on March 7, 2014 by Peter Rugh Sovereignty, ecology, and decolonizing the female body Ahead of International Women’s Day this Saturday, Ragina Johnson and Brian Ward spoke with Alex Wilson, a leading organizer for Idle No More and a member Opaskwayak…

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Q&A with James Anaya on Implementing Prior Consent with Indigenous Peoples | Turtle Talk

Most of the questions relate to implementation of this standard in Latin America, but his answers to the final two questions were particularly interesting to me, and applicable to many nations that are being called on to implement the prior…

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Indigenous people a step closer to the constitution

THERE will be echoes of 1967 in Parliament House on Wednesday when both sides of politics pass legislation that will give momentum to the push to recognise the first Australians in the nation’s founding document. Shirley Peisley was 26 when…

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Engaging indigenous peoples in global climate governance – OurWorld 2.0 | OurWorld 2.0

Engaging indigenous peoples in global climate governance – OurWorld 2.0 | OurWorld 2.0.

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