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· October, 2009

Stories about Indigenous from October, 2009

Martinique: Free your mind, free your hair

Reunion: Creole becomes second official language

Trinidad & Tobago: 350 Action

Global: International Creole Month

October has become the month of the worldwide celebration of Creole language and the Creole blogosphere is paying attention.

Online Tools to Monitor Climate Change

Leading up to the Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen (COP15) in December 2009, here is a sample of online tools to monitor climate change.

Trinidad & Tobago: Celebrations

Safeguarding the world's cultural heritage

Many organisations working to preserve global cultural heritage - both tangible and intangible - have been using online media to support their efforts.

USA: Native Americans exploitation in Sedona ‘sweat lodge’ deaths

Two people died and 19 were treated in hospital after attending a "Spiritual Warrior" sweat lodge session organized by self-help expert James Arthur Ray. Bloggers discuss the misappropriation of Native...

Guatemala: Reports of the Formation of Guerrilla Group

Costa Rica: Photo Exhibit by Indigenous Children

Russia: Yamal Peninsula Photos

USA: Native Americans’ long battle against racism

Racism and discrimination in the USA still affect Native Americans particularly hard, as it has in the past too. But now Native Americans are fighting back with online media.

Dominica: Speaking with a Superstar

Bangladesh: Fair Trade Empowers Indigenous People

ICTs and the spread of indigenous knowledge

Practitioners of indigenous knowledge increasingly use the media to exchange ideas and publicize traditional learning to the larger world. What happens when such local practices go global?

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