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Tuesday, 20 August 2019

Indigenous Yukpa besieged by deforestation and armed conflict

Indigenous Yukpa besieged by deforestation and armed conflict
The forests of the Serranía del Perijá Regional Nature Park are being burned and indigenous peoples are living in difficult health conditions. They are ...

How Thompson Rivers University is improving outcomes for Indigenous people

How Thompson Rivers University is improving outcomes for Indigenous people
While in Tasmania on a cultural exchange for Indigenous students, Tess Wintercross visited one of the traditional territories of the Aboriginal people ...

Many Invaders of Nicaragua's Indigenous Lands are Army Veterans”

Many Invaders of Nicaragua's Indigenous Lands are Army Veterans”
There are more than 50 indigenous communities that are at high risk and are affected by this massive incursion of land invaders,” warned ...

Climate change is the 21st century's greatest threat to human health

Climate change is the 21st century's greatest threat to human health
But it is residents of rural and northern communities, and often Indigenous Peoples, whose lives are disproportionately disrupted by flood- and ...

Award-nominated Snotty Nose Rez Kids headline this weekend's Indigifest 2019 in Esquimalt

Award-nominated Snotty Nose Rez Kids headline this weekend's Indigifest 2019 in Esquimalt
program manager for the First Peoples' Cultural Council (FPCC), said the event celebrates the “ingenuity, vitality and diversity of Indigenous music, ...

Amazon Deforestation and Brazilian President Bolsonaro's Attack on Science

Amazon Deforestation and Brazilian President Bolsonaro's Attack on Science
These include land protection, particular by Indigenous Peoples in their reserves; the strength of enforcement of Brazil's Forest Code and related laws ...

Philippine bill seeks to grant nature the same legal rights as humans

Philippine bill seeks to grant nature the same legal rights as humans
The bill, currently in the drafting, adequately represents the connectedness between indigenous peoples and their ancestral domains, an indigenous ...

Poll suggests voters want pharmacare, action on reconciliation with Indigenous ...

Poll suggests voters want pharmacare, action on reconciliation with Indigenous ...
in Canada want the federal government to implement a national pharmacare program and to take action on reconciliation with Indigenous peoples, ...

How Pakistan tortures its LGBTQs: With its brutal mix of silence and violence, Pakistan routinely ...

Nasir Khan Jung soon started trending across online platforms as thousands of users — many from the LGBTQ community — took to social media ...


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Queer Eye's Jonathan Van Ness calls for more LGBTQ represenation in television

However, speaking to The Wrap, one of the stars of the show, Jonathan Van Ness called for more LGBTQ representation in the television world.


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LGBTQ community needs improved diabetes care

Despite a dearth of information on how diabetes affects individuals in the LGBTQ community, diabetes care and education specialists ...


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LGBTQ Content Creators Sue YouTube For Alleged Discrimination

YouTube seems to be getting into a lawsuit again. According to a new report, a group of LGBTQ creators sued the video-sharing website for ...


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Harsh reaction to Log Cabin's Trump endorsement

Earl Fowlkes, chairman of the Democratic National Committee's LGBT Caucus, said he couldn't understand "how an LGBTQ organization of any kind ...


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LGBTQ church vandalized six times in two weeks

An LGBTQ church has been vandalized six times in the past two weeks and churchgoers are worried their community is the ...


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From Sonoma to pharmacology to LGBTQ rights

Now, she's at the forefront of an international campaign to advocate for, support and protect the rights of LGBTQ military service members and veterans ...


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Palestinian police vow crackdown on LGBTQ events in West Bank

Palestinian police have banned events organized by the LGBTQ rights organization alQaws because they go against “traditional Palestinian values,” ...


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Colleges With the Greatest Racial and Ethnic Diversity Among Managers

The diversity index indicates on a scale of 1 to 100 the probability that any two full-time managers at an institution were from different racial or ethnic ...


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If we ban books for tackling 'racial issues,' what will be left?

Rather than reaffirming white Americans' racialized self-esteem, the ... Americans' key role in creating and perpetuating racial inequality and racial ...


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A Texas school district is being sued after a student was forced to color in his haircut with a Sharpie

An attorney for the child's parents noted in the complaint that depicting African Americans with jet black skin is a negative racial stereotype dating back ...


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How Portland's black community and police are sharing their stories through theater

Portland, Oregon, has a troubling history of racial discrimination and tensions between police and African American communities. But now, a theater ...


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Why We're Talking About Racism More Than We Have in Decades

But they handed much of it to opinion writers who profit from seeing things through racial lenses and keeping racial tension aflame as much as Trump ...


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Fighting Racism Even, and Especially, Where We Don't Realize It Exists

“I didn't realize that to say something is wrong about a racial group is to say ... Kendi quotes the 19th-century African-American thinker Alexander ...


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Citizenship shrinks economic gap

But immigrants who were citizens had less poverty, close to equal earnings ... About 1 in 20 immigrants from Latin America had a master's degree or ...


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Will Trump take a club to the G7 club again?

That's a topic ill-suited to Trump's fiercely America-centric -- critics say ... a major factor, according to France, in driving economic and social inequality.


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Sharing, singing and learning at Akwesasne Friendship Day

Sharing, singing and learning at Akwesasne Friendship Day
The way I tell them, is a modern way, a contemporary style,” said Ground, who recanted tales that date from when the Indigenous peoples walked ...

Trump Administration Sued for Failing to Protect Endangered West Coast Orcas

Trump Administration Sued for Failing to Protect Endangered West Coast Orcas
 Conservation groups sued the Trump administration today for ... “They are among the most intelligent marine mammals in the oceans of the world and are held sacred to indigenous peoples along the West Coast.

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