Peace and Justice
Signs of Life :: Bolivia Constitution Reform Likely
by Jim ShultzOct 31, 2008
- Bolivia is poised to pass a new constitution aimed at providing indigenous autonomy, land reform, and popular control of natural resources.
Ecuador: Protecting Diverse Forests and Peoples
by Brooke JarvisJan 29, 2008
- Ecuador's president Rafael Correa offered to stop development of one of the country's largest oil reserves in exchange for debt relief. The ITT oil fields, located within Ecuador's Yasuni National Park, have become the center of an experiment that could bring equity and human rights into the climate equation.
Reclaiming Our Freedom to Learn
by Gustavo EstevaNov 07, 2007
- Creating alternatives to traditional schools, in Oaxaca they created their own university, "unitierra", where students learn whatever they want to learn, where students are their communities, and learn by apprenticeship.
Interview with Victoria Tauli-Corpuz
by Sarah van GelderOct 29, 2007
- An historic event happened on September 13, 2007. The United Nations, after nearly 25 years of work, adopted the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
Debra Harry Stands Up For Native Knowledge
Aug 29, 2007
- Debra Harry Stands Up For Native Knowledge
Evo Morales: Indigenous Power
by Jubenal QuispeMay 11, 2007
- Evo Morales, Bolivia's first indigenous president, is forwarding a socially just agenda that promotes the country's sovereignty and multiculturalism.
Declaration of La Paz
by Jallalla Indigenous Pueblos and Nations of Abya YalaApr 07, 2007
- A message of resilience, hope and solidarity from the indigenous peoples of Abya Yala.
Evo's First Year
by Juliette BeckJan 25, 2007
- Evo Morales' first year as President of Bolivia: Race Conflict threatens division while Andean cultural traditions restore balance
Local Energy, Local Power
by Winona LaDukeNov 07, 2006
- Energy for Democracy - wind on the Great Plains could power the country. Tribes are working to bring energy production home.
Indigenous People Open Summit to Preserve Sacred Mountain
by Brian CisnerosAug 04, 2006
- On the first day of the Summit of Nations, attention is paid to an endangered mountain in the South Dakota badlands and a discussion of key issues.
Surviving Hard Times: It's not for sissies
by John MohawkMay 09, 2006
- Hopi and Iroquois prophecies draw on long cultural memories, offering practical approaches to surviving hard times.
Book Review: Every Day is a Good Day by Wilma Mankiller
by Lilja OttoApr 18, 2006
- Provides insights into the lives and ideas of indigenous women and invites readers to re-examine their own cultural and spiritual backgrounds.
Economic Rebirth After the Storm
by Meizhu LuiFeb 24, 2006
- United for a Fair Economy helps the devastated Houma Nation organize a new economic model for itself.
Indigenous Power: Indigenous Rights Go Global
by John MohawkFeb 20, 2006
- Indigenous peoples are asserting their moral right to live as distinct communities and reminding us of the power of cooperation with nature.
Bolivia Cheers Its New President
by Juliette BeckJan 23, 2006
- Crowds cheer as Evo Morales is sworn in as the first indigenous president of Bolivia.