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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...

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Returning to World Indigenous Governance

By Kanenhariyo I have a dream that our people will spread out from the reservations we call territories, and establish new communities steeped in our languages, laws, traditions and clans. I have had this...

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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...

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The Longhouse People at Mid-Century

The Longhouse People, a short film by Allan Wargon provides a view of Onkwehon:we people at Six Nations in the middle of the 20th Century.

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Indigenous Resistance and Counter-Insugency Strategy

By Sakej Ward, Nov 1, 2013. Originally published at Warrior Publications. Due to some unavoidable technical glitches we lost some interview time on the APTN InFocus show on Indigenous Resistance. This means I wasn’t...

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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...

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Ron Sager Tyendinaga Carver

Ron Sager is Wolf Clan Mohawk from Tyendinaga. Here he speaks with Real Peoples Media about his life experiences, the nature of of Onkwehon:we spirituality, and the art of carving. Below, you will find...

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Sakej Ward – Decolonizing the Colonizer

In this speech, Sakej Ward talks about decolonization in relationship to the original people of the land you are living in. He argues that a central aspect of any process of change requires the...

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Why the Mohawks are no Longer Walking the High Steel

By Henry Gass. (This article was originally published by the Globe and Mail on August 23, 2013) Pete Marquis doesn’t drink on his drive home from work any more. He dreams. Night is falling...

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Maroons, Seminoles, and the Real Resistance to Slavery in North America

by Russell Maroon Shoatz Long before the founding of the country, Africans were transported to what later became known as the United States of America. Some came as free individuals and companions of the...