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The Wire

The Wire

Culture Review: Authors Sign Petition Against Trump, Native American Leaders Protest Auction, Brazil Reinstates ...
The Wire
“Please join us in setting a new standard for the private sector's treatment of indigenous peoples' sacred objects and cultural patrimony.” Kurt Riley, Acoma Pueblo governor, urged top officials to persuade French authorities to intervene in the auction.

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Sun, May 29, 2016, Continue reading at the source

The News Lens (press release) (registration)

The News Lens (press release) (registration)

Tsai's First Week: Early Wins as China Rhetoric Ramps Up
The News Lens (press release) (registration)
One of the new administration's first actions was to withdraw the former government's criminal charges against 126 Sunflower Movement protesters. Activist leaders welcomed the decision and are now pushing for an investigation of police and officials ...

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Sat, May 28, 2016, Continue reading at the source

Huffington Post

Huffington Post

South America's Leftist Implosion: Let The Debate Begin
Huffington Post
When indigenous peoples launched a protest, claiming the highway would lead to illegal logging and land grabs, Morales called out the police who brutally attacked the demonstrators' makeshift camp. The BBC notes that “some of the indigenous leaders, ...

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Sat, May 28, 2016, Continue reading at the source

Indian Country Today Media Network

Indian Country Today Media Network

Trudeau Test? 300 Academics Join First Nations in Urging Halt to Site C Dam
Indian Country Today Media Network
The move came right after the disbanding of a two-month-long protest camp in front of BC Hydro's headquarters in Vancouver whose participants were so dedicated that one of them, 24-year-old Kristin Henry, had to be hospitalized in March after a 19-day ...

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Fri, May 27, 2016, Continue reading at the source

Edinburgh Evening News

Edinburgh Evening News

Indy campers criticised by judge
Edinburgh Evening News
Lord Turnbull said he needed to hear submissions about whether evictions would breach the campers's freedom to protest and assemble. On Friday, the indy campers were supposed to have completed forms which would notify the court of the ... The ...

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Fri, May 27, 2016, Continue reading at the source

CTV News

CTV News

10 years after land dispute, Caledonia bracing for building boom
CTV News
Jane Jamieson, who was on the frontlines of the aboriginal protest, agrees that things seem to be in a sort of détente. “We've remained static for the last 10 years,” she says. Jamieson says she has some concerns about any new development in the area ...

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Fri, May 27, 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

Montreal Gazette

Montreal Gazette

Band councils, provinces need to work together on aboriginal education: report
Montreal Gazette
A woman puts her hand on a girls shoulder during an aboriginal protest against the First Nations Education act and missing aboriginal women on Wednesday May 14, 2014 in Ottawa. Adrian Wyld / THE CANADIAN PRESS. Share Adjust Comment Print.
Changes needed to improve on-reserve grad rates: reportRegina Leader-Post

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Thu, Jan 28, 2016, Continue reading at the source

WA today

WA today

Australia Day 2016: hundreds march along Perth foreshore in Aboriginal protest
WA today
Hundreds of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal protesters have marched along Perth foreshore to oppose Australia Day being held on a date that marks when the First Fleet arrived in Australia and declared the land uninhabited. For many Aboriginal people, the ...
Australia Day 'killing times' shouldn't be swept under the carpetNEWS.com.au
Mass protests mourn 'Invasion Day'SBS

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Tue, Jan 26, 2016, Continue reading at the source

ABC Local

ABC Local

Joe Geia: Aboriginal protest and the power of song
ABC Local
Joe Geia: Aboriginal protest and the power of song. Friday 17 July 2015. Download audio. Joe Geia's best-known song, Yil Lull, is sung alongside the national anthem in some primary schools. Error loading player: Could not load player configuration.

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Fri, Jul 17, 2015, Continue reading at the source