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Eagle and Condor

First Autonomous Indigenous Government created in Peru

By Rick Kearns The Wampis people of Peru recently created the nation’s first Autonomous Indigenous Government, which does not seek independence from Peru but intends to protect their rights and their territory. On November 29, in the town of Soledad, the Wampis announced the formation of their autonomous government that…
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Algonquin

The Heartbreak of Algonquin Genocide

By Dr. Lynn Gehl, Gii-Zhigaate-Mnidoo-Kwe In the process of building Canada, the British imposed different languages (French and English), religions (Catholic and Protestant), and legal systems (French Civil Law and British Common Law) on the Algonquin Anishinaabe Nation and consequently divided us into two entities. While what is Canada today…
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Akwesasne

Mohawk Loran Thomson Witnessed Chevron’s Dirty Hand in Ecuador

August 9, 2015 Following the historic Eagle and Condor encounter in Washington, when over 100 Haudenosaunee people came to show their support for the indigenous peoples of the Amazon negatively affected by Chevron, Mohawk Kanasaraken of the Bear Clan, Akwesasne (aka Loran Thompson) visited Ecuador to see Chevron's legacy of…
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