Wednesday, July 30, 2008

IPF Update

We have added 47 new videos, clips, documentaries and movies on our website. Take a peep... all at

in the category INDIGENOUS MUSIC (Canada, USA, Australia)
-A Tribute to Floyd Red Crow Westerman - "Warrior of the People" (01:25 min.)
-A Tribute to Floyd Red Crow Westerman - "Going Back" (03:11 min.)
-Robbie Robertson ft. Ulali - "Mahk Jchi" live at Jay Leno Show (03:58 min.)
-Buffy Sainte-Marie - "Darlin' Don't Cry" (04:12 min.)
-John Trudell - "Look At Us" (05:51 min.)

-J.R. Redwater (06:00 min.)
-Gerry Barrett (05:44 min.)
-Craig Lauzon (07:26 min.)
-Ryan McMahon (07:09 min.)
-Don Burnstick (06:14 min.)
-Charlie Hill (05:29 min.)
-Howie Miller (05:37 min.)
-Graham Greene (00:54 min.)


-Floyd Red Crow Westerman - 2004 Interview on the struggle in prisons (09:43 min.)
-Splitting The Sky - "Truth To Power" - 21 July 2008 (09:43 min.)
-Longest Walk II - Pura Fé at the start of the Longest Walk 2 on Alcatraz - Febr. 10, 2008 (05:01 min.)
-Longest Walk II - Start on Alcatraz - Febr. 11, 2008 (04:04 min.)
-Longest Walk II - 2008 (03:48 min.)
-Skull Valley Goshute; People of the Dust (09:18 min.)
-Grassy Narrows First Nation - Activist Nation (05:34 min.)
-Cobell v. Norton - Dangerous Ideas (05:42 min.)
-The Cobell Case (02:47 min.)
-Trail of Tears: Cherokee Legacy (07:10 min.)
-Going Home: In 2006, the Morongo Band of Indians in California and their

-Catalina Island Conservancy sent the Buffalo back home to the Brulé Lakota on the Rosebud Reservation, South Dakota. Wonderful video! (07:26 min.)
-Taku: Our Land is Our Future: This is an abbreviated version of the film Our Land is Our Future, a documentary about the the Taku River Tlingit people's relationship with their traditional territory and their struggle to honor their land, sovereignty, and way of life (09:39 min.)
-British Columbia: Nigeria North?: In 2005 the BC government sold Shell Canada drilling rights to explore for coalbed methane within Tahltan Lands, located in what's now known as British Columbia, Canada. (04:37 min.)Saving the Sacred Headwaters: In 2005 members of the Tahltan First Nation put Shell on notice and demanded they stop coalbed methane drilling and exploration in their traditional territory. (06:26 min.)

-Resistir para Existir: La Lucha de los Cucapa: This Spanish spoken documentary with English subtitles tells the story the Cucapa, an Indigenous people of Mexicali, who have been denied fishing permits, even though they have been fishing in their valley for over 9,000 years; indeed, even before this area was considered Mexico (17:51 min.)
-Guerrero: La Ruta al Sol: Guerrero is best known for the Mexican beach resorts of Acapulco and Zihuatanejo, but few know that it continues to be the site of the most blatant human and economic rights violations in Mexico (28:34 min.)

-Amazon: in the hands of a few: Recently, the Enawene-Nawe, a people indigenous to the Juruena River basin in the Mato Grosso state of Brazil, invited Greenpeace to visit them and document their ways of life. (12:08 min.)

-National Indigenous Peasant March: On October 31, 2006, more than 1,000 Campesinos and activists from the lowlands of southeastern Bolivia began marching one thousand kilometers (620 miles) from Santa Cruz to La Paz. They hoped to rally support for modifications to the National Institute for Agrarian Reform (INRA), originally passed in 1996, which legitimized the possession of illegally-obtained land in Bolivia, a particular gem for large landowners. (09:54 min.)

-The Children Of Lead: Mining and refining are key drivers of Peruvian economy, but it comes at the cost of the most vulnerable, poor young children being contaminated at alarming rates. (09:23 min.)

-The Land Owns Us: Between 1910 and 1970, a massive campaign of assimilation was carried out in Australia. Up to 100,000 Aboriginal children were forcibly taken from their homes and families, creating the Stolen Generation (06:14 min.)

-The Life and Death of Steven Biko (26:25 min.)

-Sweet Crude: this documentary tells the story of the Niger River delta and the struggle of the People in the region. For 50 years, the people in the region known as the 'south-south' have lived a life of hopelessness and desperation as they watch the land become devastated, and their own lives become unsustainable not just because of the 6,000 reported oil spills rampant gas flaring and several major pipeline explosions that have killed thousands of people but also because the people are actively oppressed and murdered by the Nigerian military. (16:02 min.)

-The Green Deal in Cambodia: leading figures in Cambodia’s government are involved in large scale illegal logging, and have been implicated in kidnappings and the attempted murder of at least 2 activists (30:30 min.)

-Rumah Nor: A Land Rights Test for Malaysia (26:55 min.)

-An Appeal For The Katkari: This 21 minute documentary examines their plight, looks at one group trying to help them and appeals to the international community to help change their lot. It features unique performances by several Katkari musicians. (21:41 min.)

-The Fourth World War - the full movie !!! - is the story of men and women around the world who resist being annihilated in the war "against terror" (1:16:07 hour)

in the category LEONARD PELTIER
-Renaud: "Leonard's Song" live at Bercy, France. (song is in French) - THIS IS A KOLA/IPF FAVOURITE !!! (05:44 min.)
-Little Steven: "Where is the Justice for Leonard Peltier" (04:04 min.)
-Peltier Place, New York City: In 1993, a small group of NYC activists rename and reclaim the streets! (03:41 min.)
-My Life Is My Sundance: Video from Leonard Peltier's play (02:11 min.)
-Comme un Gerrier : English video with French subtitles by Jean Louis Nizon (07:51 min.)

in the brandnew category NATIVE AMERICAN FASHION
-Fashion Xpo 2007: The beginnings of Native American Fashion Week - June 19, 2007. (04:43 min.)
-Reserve Parade Fashion Show & Concert: Held in Shiprock, New Mexico October 2006. (03:06 min.)
-Top Native Model July 2007 Winnipeg (09:08 min.)
-Top Native Model April 2007 Edmonton (05:11 min.)
-Native Style: Litefoot's clothing 2008 Spring ad campaign (01:33 min.)

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