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· April, 2009

Stories about Indigenous from April, 2009

26 April 2009

Fiji's expats create democratic movement

A group of ethnic Fijians living in Australia pledged support for Fiji’s return to democracy and called on Australia’s and New Zealand’s governments to apply more political and economic pressure...

14 April 2009

Brazil: Indian writers and poets on the blogosphere

Literature and poetry are the core subjects of this second article of a trilogy shining light on the Indian blogosphere in Brazil. The subject is controversial, with many claiming that...

Dominican Republic, Haiti: Gagá

Peru: Traditional Music Takes on Internet Love

While internet romance has lost its shock value to many online veterans, certain segments of the population who have so far remained outside of the online revolution are just catching...

13 April 2009

USA: No More Columbus Day at Brown University

In response to protests from Native American and other students, the prestigious Brown University in the United States has changed the name of the national public holiday Columbus Day to...

11 April 2009

Fiji's President voids constitution, calls for elections in five years

Less than 24 hours after a Fiji court declared the country’s military backed government to be unconstitutional, Fiji’s president has voided the country’s constitution, made himself head of state and...

8 April 2009

Colombia: Humanitarian Minga Recovers Bodies of Awá Indigenous

A group of 470 Colombian indigenous participated in a humanitarian minga, which is a collective mission towards a common goal, to recover the bodies of members of the Awá indigenous...

5 April 2009

Brazil: lndian culture, poetry and rights on the blogosphere

Brazil has one of the most impressive mosaics of indigenous peoples in the world and this cultural richness has started to show up on the Brazilian blogosphere. For this reason,...

4 April 2009

Australia: Indigenous Rights Declaration Approved

Australia’s government has endorsed the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, a year and a half after voting – along with Canada, New Zealand, and the United...

Taiwan: Dancing with the glass eels

The adult eels live in rivers. During the reproduction season in summer, they swim downstream toward the deep sea thousands miles away (besides Philippine and the Mariana Islands) to lay...

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