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Honoring the Sacred: Indigenous Wisdom on Rights of Mother Earth

Posted by in Community Rights on 11th April, 2012 | No Comments

IEN conf wood burningThe sacred fire was lit as over 100 primarily Indigenous peoples gathered—and hundreds more participated online—for the RIGHTS OF MOTHER EARTH: International Indigenous Conference APRIL 4 – 6, 2012 at Haskell Indian Nations University. “This is the greatest challenge facing humanity in the 21st Century. How do we re-orientate the dominant industrialized societies so that they pursue human well-being in a manner that contributes to the health of our Mother Earth instead of undermining it? In other words – how do we live in harmony with Nature?”
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Obama Administration Silencing Pakistani Drone-Strike Lawyer

Posted by in Peace, Democracy and Human Rights, Stop Funding War, World News & Events on 11th April, 2012 | No Comments

DroneWhen is the last time you heard from a civilian victim of the CIA’s secret drone strikes? Sure, most of them can’t speak because they’re deceased. But many leave behind bereaved and angry family members ready to proclaim their innocence and denounce the absence of due process, the lack of accountability, the utter impunity with which the U.S. government decides who will live and die.
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