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Curriculum reform shows desire to reshape nation's identity
China Post
Earlier this week, a group of protesters from Taiwan's indigenous peoples vandalized the statue of Koxinga (Cheng Cheng-kung) standing in Tainan — the very location where the historical "hero" built a base from which he could restore the ousted Ming ...

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Fri, Jul 29, 2016, Continue reading at the source

The Root

The Root

#Election2016: Trump Ain't New, and Clinton Ain't Savior
The Root
The genocide and bloodshed of native and indigenous peoples, the enslavement of African people, and the codification of racialized, gendered and classed law and order undergird Trump's sacrilegious fervor. ... “We all we got” is a protest anthem. We ...

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

China Post

China Post

Statue of Ming Dynasty loyalist vandalized before Tsai apology
China Post
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- A statute of Cheng Cheng-kung (鄭成功) was vandalized Thursday in Tainan by protesters demanding more concrete actions by President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) as she prepares to apologize publicly to the nation's indigenous peoples.

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

GMA News

GMA News

North Cotabato Gov. Emmylou Mendoza pleads 'not guilty' to graft
GMA News
Mendoza is also under hot water due to a violent dispersal of farmers and Lumads (indigenous peoples) in Kidapawan City in April. The farmers and the Lumads were holding a protest rally to demand agricultural assistance to families affected by the El ...

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

EPA approves Shanyuan hotel without locals' input
Taipei Times
Following a protest, the Executive Yuan on July 6 said the government would not approve the Shanyuan Palm project if it failed to get the consent of local Aboriginal residents. At the committee meeting yesterday, Citizens of the Earth ... The Executive ...

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Wed, Jul 27, 2016, Continue reading at the source

the loner no longer
The Age
The Loner drifted out of print, and out of mind for all but the few collectors who knew it as the first Aboriginal protest album. The Painted Ladies Play Selections from The Loner covers about half of the original record, as well as a couple of rockers ...

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Fri, Jul 29, 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 29 July 2016. Download audio. Joe Geia's best-known song, Yil Lull, is sung alongside the national anthem in some primary schools. Joe Geia Image: Joe Geia (ABC Local). Joe Geia is a singer, ...

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Fri, Jul 29, 2016, Continue reading at the source