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Indigenous Leadership

Learning from our oldest cultures.

Reclaiming Our Freedom to Learn Reclaiming Our Freedom to Learn
by Gustavo Esteva
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 Interview with Victoria Tauli-Corpuz
by Sarah van Gelder
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 Debra Harry Stands Up For Native Knowledge
Debra Harry Stands Up For Native Knowledge
Evo Morales: Indigenous Power Evo Morales: Indigenous Power
by Jubenal Quispe
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 Declaration of La Paz
by Jallalla Indigenous Pueblos and Nations of Abya Yala
A message of resilience, hope and solidarity from the indigenous peoples of Abya Yala.
Evo's First Year Evo's First Year
by Juliette Beck
Evo Morales' first year as President of Bolivia: Race Conflict threatens division while Andean cultural traditions restore balance
Local Energy, Local Power Local Energy, Local Power
by Winona LaDuke
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 Indigenous People Open Summit to Preserve Sacred Mountain
by Brian Cisneros
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 Mohawk
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 Book Review: Every Day is a Good Day by Wilma Mankiller
by Lilja Otto
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 Economic Rebirth After the Storm
by Meizhu Lui
United for a Fair Economy helps the devastated Houma Nation organize a new economic model for itself.
Indigenous Power: Indigenous Rights Go Global Indigenous Power: Indigenous Rights Go Global
by John Mohawk
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 Bolivia Cheers Its New President
by Juliette Beck
Crowds cheer as Evo Morales is sworn in as the first indigenous president of Bolivia.
Bolivia Elects Latin America's First Indigenous President Bolivia Elects Latin America's First Indigenous President
by Juliette Beck
American global justice activist Juliette Beck was in Cochabamba for this week's historic election, and she sends this report on an event the new president-elect has dubbed “a victory for the global community."
Indicator: Indigenous Power Swells in Bolivia
by Lisa Gale Garrigues
Indigenous people in Bolivia call for nationalization of country’s natural gas and creation of an indigenous-controlled state.
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