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“Indian Fighting” with Terrorism Laws

Time for the to Admit What It’s Doing—“Indian Fighting” with Terrorism Laws By John Kane, Sept 4, 2013 The Contraband Cigarette Trafficking Act (CCTA) and its enhanced amendments through the reauthorization of the USA PATRIOT Act* are supposed to be tools to fight organized crime, violence associated with the illicit…
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WGO 3 – The Onkwehon:we relationship to tobacco with Tekarontake

Kanenhariyo, Tom Keefer and special guest Tekarontake of Kahnawake gather together in the basement to discuss the history of the Onkwehon:we relationship to tobacco. Tekarontake talks about ancient trading practices, the significance of tobacco to the Onkwehon:we, and of his own experience within the industry.
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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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