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Simon Fraser University News

Simon Fraser University News

Think Before You Appropriate: new guide advises on ethical use of indigenous cultural heritage
Simon Fraser University News
Not surprisingly, the First Nations Cowichan people who still knit these sweaters using their traditional designs, protested. They had not been ... For indigenous peoples, there are significant damages when others appropriate their heritage. These ...

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Tue, May 24, 2016, Continue reading at the source

Indigenous people in central Bangladesh fear eviction
ucanews
Indigenous students and activists take part in a protest in Dhaka on May 20 against the government's recent directive to rezone land in Madhupur, Tangail district. (ucanews.com photo by Stephan Uttom) ...

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Tue, May 24, 2016, Continue reading at the source

Strawberry Festival 2016: Brought To You By Exploitation
Bay Area Indymedia
The collective protest challenges the tourism agenda of the City, calls attention to social problems connected to the agricultural industry and greater Oxnard, and occurs in solidarity with local workers, as well as with agricultural workers in ...

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Mon, May 23, 2016, Continue reading at the source

Changing the Cabinet and the Constitution
The Standard
Although I will not call Leni the presumptive vice president as there has been no concession yet from Bongbong Marcos, its easy to foresee that she will be proclaimed soon and Marcos would have to file an electoral protest at the Presidential Electoral ...

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Mon, May 23, 2016, Continue reading at the source

USA TODAY College

USA TODAY College

10-day hunger strike = victory for SFSU students
USA TODAY College
According to the school's website, protesters had spoken out against the “lack of access, misrepresentation, and the overall neglect of indigenous peoples and people of color within the university's curriculum and programs.” For many students, the ...

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Sun, May 22, 2016, Continue reading at the source

The Guardian

The Guardian

Gary Foley and the Aboriginal Tent Embassy: 'We were all young, crazy, but we believed in justice'
The Guardian
Gary Foley, in the words of artist Richard Bell, is “a rock star of the Aboriginal protest movement”. These days he is more likely to be found teaching history at Victoria University, but 40 years ago he was a long-haired whippersnapper with a ...

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Thu, May 12, 2016, Continue reading at the source