Sunday, May 25, 2008

From InterContinental Cry

InterContinental Cry
Yankton Sioux: Oyate Duta Awa Yankapo
Posted: 24 May 2008 01:09 PM CDT
Oyate Duta Awa Yankapo, or Protectors of the Red People, looks at the recent events surrounding the construction of an industrial hog farm that is completely surrounded by the Ihanktowan, or Yankton Sioux Nation. Since April 15th, 38 Ihanktowan peacefully blocking the construction have been arrested by state law enforcement officers acting outside of their jurisdiction [...]

The First People of Suriname
Posted: 24 May 2008 11:08 AM CDT
In this video, you will hear Indigenous representatives from Suriname speaking about their centuries-old struggle for rights and for recognition by the government. The video was created for the Organization of Indigenous People in Suriname and taken to the United Nations Permanent Forum of Indigenous Issues (UNPFII), in April 2008. Here’s a brief overview of the [...]

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