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Indigenous peoples in the modern world: A call to end colonial misconceptions and racial stereotyping – National Museum of the American Indian

In the Washington Post [22 November 2017], Kevin Gover, director of the museum, deals with five popular misconceptions about Native America | Read the full story here >> Thanksgiving recalls for many people a meal between European colonists and indigenous Americans … Continue reading

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The world’s 370 million Indigenous peoples: Shared experiences in 70 different countries – United Nations

Global Actions Indigenous Foundations (First Nations Studies Program, University of British Columbia, Canada) | Learn more >> There are an estimated 370 million Indigenous peoples worldwide, living in 70 different countries, according to the United Nations (U.N.) Permanent Forum on Indigenous … Continue reading

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Adivasi writer Dayamani Barla presented with Indigenous Rights Award by Cultural Survival – New York

Narayan Lakshman, The Hindu, New York, May 25, 2013 | Read the entire article here >> Dayamani Barla was presented with the first ever Ellen L. Lutz Indigenous Rights Award by Cultural Survival, an indigenous peoples’ rights organisation The Big Apple … Continue reading

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eBook | “Learning to love the city in Northeast India” – IIAS Newsletter

The Newsletter 77 Summer 2017 Learning to love the city in Northeast India The rapid urbanization of India’s Northeast frontier1 is one of the most crucial transformations the area has witnessed, yet it remains relatively understudied. In just a few decades … Continue reading

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The Forest comes to the city: “Vatavaran”, India’s largest festival on environment and wildlife issues – New Delhi

Report by filmmaker Kavita Bahl It was a unique initiative in many ways. Never before had CMS Vatavaran film festival, the largest festival on environment and wildlife issues in the country, hosted anything like this. The film festival into its … Continue reading

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