“We didn’t burn people’s houses. It’s impossible. We’re soldiers, we don’t do that.” Military spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Ali Hamdan Bogra. A series of videos uploaded to the internet reveal the path of destruction left by Indonesian soldiers on June 6, 2012. According to reports, soldiers from Indonesian Army (TNI) Battalion 756 went on a rampage […]
In this video, David Ronfeldt introduces you to an organizational model he affectionately refers to as TIMN, its focus on social evolution, its system dynamics, and its future implications. TIMN represents the four primary forms of organization: Tribes, Institutions, Markets and Networks. By understanding these forms and their relationship to one another, we can see […]
The mining corporation Coal of Africa Ltd (CoAL) continues to push forward with plans to open a coking coal mine in the Venda region of South Africa. On Wednesday 11th April, CoAL held a ‘Water Open Day’ forum in Venda as part of their public participation programme regarding the proposed Makhado Coal Mine. CoAL wants […]
Steve Newcomb of the Indigenous Law Institute presents at the Indigenous Peoples Forum on the Doctrine of Discovery at the Arizona state capital House of Representatives on March 23, 2012. More Videos Professor Robert Miller on The Doctrine of Discovery and Manifest Destiny North American Caucus Statement on the Doctrine of Discovery Chief Oren Lyons […]
This 26-minute documentary by Human Rights Everywhere (HREV) examines the main threats to the Indigenous Peoples of Panama and their position on economic mega-projects that affect their territory.
In 2002, El Hajj Omar Bongo Ondimba, then President of the Republic of Gabon, signed into existence thirteen National Parks. The Parks were designed to represent different biomes and important biodiversity enclaves in this Congo Basin country. This video, made in 2010, documents the experience of Babongo and Mitsogho villagers building a three dimensional model […]
Indigenous Resistance (IR), the revolutionary musical collective that brought us Dancing on John Wayne’s Head, has produced a follow up to their informative documentary film, entitled, The Connections. The new 12-minute documentary is a moving exploration of reciprocity and the cultural and political relationship between black and indigenous peoples around the world. The film takes […]
The American mining corporations’ dirty little secret finally comes into the light of day – and is being exposed for what it is — sometimes illegal, socially irresponsible and, in many cases, deadly. Uranium mining is scarring the landscape, harming the planet and posing dire health consequences in communities throughout the Southwest of the United […]
Article cross-posted from West Papua Media Alerts APR 11 – Demonstrations were held in Jayapura on April 5 in support of a groundbreaking conference held in The Hague, The Netherlands, to examine pathways to the reinstatement of the New Guinea Council or Nieuw-Guinea Raad, the original Parliament of West Papua from 1961 until Indonesia’s invasion. […]
Talk by Holly Barker, co-author of “The Consequential Damages of Nuclear War: The Rongelap Report” on “From Nuclear Weapons to Nuclear Energy: The U.S., The Marshall Islands, and Japan” given February 24, 2012 at University Temple United Methodist Church in Seattle, WA. Holly M. Barker is an applied anthropologist with 18 years experience working in […]
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