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· September, 2007

Stories about Indigenous from September, 2007

29 September 2007

Taiwan: Whose land?

The indigenous Smangus people consider a wind-fall beech tree is in their territory, but the Forestry Bureau doesn't agree. Bloggers discuss, how do we decide who is the owner of...

28 September 2007

Ghana: Did God save the Akosombo Dam?

We start off this week’s review with Ghana’s electricity crisis, which started in August 2006, but has seen a considerable improvement almost a year later. Could it be because priests...

27 September 2007

Bolivia: Evo Morales on the Daily Show

President Evo Morales of Bolivia became only the 2nd sitting president to appear on the Daily Show, a popular comedy show that focuses on current events. During his visit to...

26 September 2007

Dominica, Guyana: Making Music

Arabeyes: Ramadan Scenes

With the month of Ramadan halfway through, bloggers in the Middle East are still tapping away at their keyboards, reflecting on different aspects of the Islamic month of fasting. This...

24 September 2007

Grenada: Tattoo

World Reaction to the UN Declaration on Indigenous Rights

In every society in which they find themselves, the world's 370 million indigenous peoples are among the most vulnerable and marginalized. After over 22 years of negotiations and consultations, the...

21 September 2007

Guatemala: Views On Indigenous People

Much of Guatemalan population descends from indigenous origins, in whole or part. Only a small minority comes from a different racial origin. That's why the UN Declaration of the Rights...

Jamaica: Moving House

Trinidad & Tobago: Carnival Exhibition

17 September 2007

Ramadan Kareem From Kuwait

Ramadan Kareem from Kuwait as bloggers talk about museums, small businesses, conservation and the emergence of the new Kuwaiti superstar. Abdullatif AlOmar has more in this round up from Kuwaiti...

Guatemala: Menchu's Low Vote Total Due To Racism?

3 September 2007

Indonesia: Indigenous Fabric