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Indigenous People

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  • False claim at U of I

    Would a professor who claimed  that the English colonialist settlers were the indigenous population of North America be offered a job to teach American Indian studies at the University of Illinois? Yet the equivalent assertion that Palestinians are...
  • 2 singers carry messages to World Music Festival

     2 singers carry messages to World Music Festival
    Changing a country takes an immense effort, but the tools can be simple. Singers Emel Mathlouthi, of Tunisia, and Aurelio Martinez, of Honduras, just needed their songs to ignite social transformations. Both are coming to Chicago for the World Music...
  • As Kenya fights terrorism, its tactics come under fire

    The 44-year-old Muslim cleric was driving with his family along a narrow highway on Kenya's coast when bullets shattered the car's windows and blood seeped through his white robes. Sheik Aboud Rogo Mohammed steered the car to the shoulder and...
  • For women in Chiapas, hoping and working toward a 'life free of violence'

    SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS, Mexico �� When a pending downpour forced Lesvia Entzin Gomez to return to her mother-in-law's without the apples she had left to cut, her drunken, enraged husband pulled out a shotgun. "I did not think he had a...
  • Remote, gas-rich islands on Indonesia's South China Sea frontline

    RANAI Indonesia (Reuters) - The word "sleepy" could have been invented for Ranai, the largest town in Indonesia's remote and sparsely populated Natuna archipelago. It has few cars and only two sets of traffic lights. The cloud-wreathed mountain looming...
  • Native Americans spread the word to nonnatives: Don't wear traditional headdresses

    As portraits go, it was undeniably arresting, a strong-jawed man in profile wearing a regal Native American war bonnet. But the man in the headdress was singer Pharrell Williams, who is not, last time anyone knew, Native American. When that picture...
  • Intersections: The heat rearranges priorities in Armenia

    Intersections: The heat rearranges priorities in Armenia
    Something about the summer in Armenia this year is different. Even the locals feel it. Something feels a little strange, a little odd and quite different. It's hot. Not just "normal" hot, but unbearably dry, you-can't-even-move hot. The sun has...
  • Grassroots leader Marina Silva angles for Brazil's mainstream

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Thrust by tragedy into the center of Brazil's presidential race, environmentalist Marina Silva is riding a groundswell of anti-establishment anger but her chances hinge on expanding her coalition and winning over mainstream voters...
  • A Marshall Plan for Central America?

    To the editor: To understand why Central American countries are in their current state, we would have to go back centuries and study the colonial subjugation of indigenous peoples there. ("A U.S. immigration solution: Fix Central America," Op-Ed, Aug. 5)...
  • Richard Dauenhauer dies at 72; scholar of Tlingit language, culture

     Richard Dauenhauer dies at 72; scholar of Tlingit language, culture
    A fish doesn't jump in Tlingit, the native language of indigenous people of Southeast Alaska. It performs a feat no word in English can adequately express. The verb in Tlingit captures the instant when a fish breaks the surface, the sequence of sounds...
  • Surviving the New World in Laila Lalami's 'The Moor's Account'

    Surviving the New World in Laila Lalami's 'The Moor's Account'
    In "Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits" and "Secret Son," Laila Lalami probed individual lives to illuminate the contemporary social complexities of her native Morocco. She pulls back for an even broader perspective in this rich novel based on an actual,...