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Arctic Council leaders want more indigenous representation

From CBC

Housing, mental health and the high costs of living in the North are a few items on the agenda of Arctic Council meetings underway in Whitehorse. 261 more words

Economy

Western Australia’s New Sentencing Laws May Increase Indigenous Incarceration Rates | VICE | United ...

I haven’t always taken pride in being an Australian. Probably because i was only raised there until i was about 12.

But one thing I’ve come to appreciate is the more humane justice system. 14 more words

Police Brutality

UN Permanent Forum opened in Russia's Arctic

From Arctic Info

The visiting intersessional meeting of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues took place in the capital of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug. 286 more words

Arctic Governance

Tribal power - How tribes across the world are standing up for themselves

Recently I stumbled across an article about the Maasai, probably one of the most well-known tribes of our world; their traditional clothing is what comes to many people’s mind when thinking of “tribal Africa”. 447 more words

Development

Where Foresters and Wildlife Live in Harmony

Our celebrity judges and you, the voting public, have chosen the winners of our Follow the Farmer contest! Soon one of them will be off on a life-changing adventure in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, renowned for its white-sand beaches and posh resorts. 345 more words

Forestry

Journey to the U’wa world

On this journey we accompanied Fabian Laverde of the organisation COS-PACC to the indigenous resguardo (protected territory) of Chaparral-Barro Negro, in Casanare department. 52 more words

Indigenous People

Does everyone remember when the identity of Officer Darren Wilson was simply “unnamed officer”? Chance Avery was not responsible for the death of Mah-Hi-Vist Goodblanket. He injured himself and left the scene within minutes, before a confrontation with Mah-Hi-Vist even arised. 75 more words

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