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February 2012 Blog Posts (18)

Canada Threatens European Union With Trade War Over Tar Sands

If the Government of Canada is willing to take this kind of very aggressive, international action toward the European Union, as described by the linked Guardian article below, what is the Government Of Canada and their Multi-National Oil Industry Partners capable of doing to First Nations…

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Added by Phil Lane Jr. on February 28, 2012 at 12:30pm — 2 Comments

Unbreakable, Unified, Principle-Centred, Global Action for Protecting and Restoring the Sacred

After on-going violation of Nation to Nation Treaties  by the Governments of Canada and then US, and Multi-national Oil Companies, not only in Canada and the US but, globally as well, it is clear that closing down any dimension of the Alberta Tar Sands and related Pipe Lines and…

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Added by Phil Lane Jr. on February 27, 2012 at 1:30pm — 11 Comments

RIGHTS OF MOTHER EARTH: RESTORING INDIGENOUS LIFE WAYS OF RESPONSIBILITY AND RESPECT

RIGHTS OF MOTHER EARTH: RESTORING INDIGENOUS LIFE WAYS OF RESPONSIBILITY AND RESPECT

CONFERENCE APRIL 4 - 6, 2012, Haskell Indian Nations University,  Lawrence, Kansas

In April 2010, a historical moment…

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Added by Phil Lane Jr. on February 24, 2012 at 10:12am — No Comments

Tibetan Villagers Halt Mining Project on Sacred Mountain



Kawagarbo is one of the most sacred mountains for Tibetan Buddhism as the

spiritual home of a warrior god of the same name. Tibetan Villagers have successfully halted a controversial mining operation

that threatened Kawagebo, one of the most sacred peaks in the Tibetan world.



Article cross-posted from the Sacred Land Film Project



Tibetan Village Stops Mining on Sacred Mountain

In Tibetan culture, where people live in intimate relationship with…

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Added by Carol Petersen on February 22, 2012 at 10:26pm — No Comments

The Continental Indigenous Council on the Blood Tribe Nation, August, 1981

  Hand of the Cause Ruhiyyih Khanum Addressing The Continental Indigenous Council on the Blood Tribe Nation in August, 1981, with Continental Indigenous Council Board Member, Martha Many Grey Horses, listening intently in the…

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Added by Phil Lane Jr. on February 21, 2012 at 11:38am — No Comments

In the Beauty State of Being

In this Beauty State of Being We Walk a Path. On this path We sense or Feel the past and future with views to the side, both left and right, with an Up and down aspect to It. This Path appears to be a like a groove formed by the feet of our Ancestors as They Walked the Earth. They went this way and that Way in search of Truth and Our Home.

The Walkers that went the Furthest are the Ones that Saw the…

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Added by John Francis on February 18, 2012 at 10:57pm — No Comments

Another privacy threat

I am making my fellow Canadian citzens aware of this latest Harper Government Bill that threaten oline privacy and freedoms. This is the same as the Government having the ability to open up all our personal and business postal mail without cause or notice. This is a threat to sites such as Four Worlds and others.

Please see and sign and join the outcry:…

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Added by Ron Dewhurst on February 18, 2012 at 12:08pm — No Comments

"Internet Rights and Wrongs: Choices and Challenges in a Networked World"

Very Beloved Relatives,

Today I participated in a live, on-line, interactive presentation by  U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on "Internet Rights and Wrongs: Choices and Challenges in a Networked World" at George Washington University, followed by on-line…

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Added by Phil Lane Jr. on February 16, 2012 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

We Are The Spiritual Representatives Of Those Walking the Red Road Before Us

"With the heartfelt understanding that each one of us is the spiritual representative of all those beloved…
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Added by Phil Lane Jr. on February 14, 2012 at 7:00am — 5 Comments

Webinar Today: Online Learning Awards Showcase

Webinar: Online Learning Awards Showcase

When: February 9, 2012, 4pm PT, 5 MT, 6 CT, 7 ET



Presenters:

Internet Safety 101, Valerie Fasy & Andrew Osborne

We've Got Sole, Lisette Casey & Toni Barton

Yvonne Marie Andrés, Moderator & SIGOL OLA Chair

Kecia Ray, SIGOL OLA Co-chair & Anita Harris, SIGOL President



Webinar Link:…

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Added by Yvonne Marie Andres on February 9, 2012 at 11:50am — No Comments

Walk in harmony with all of creation

 

Spiritual balance is complete isolation from negative behaviors.  Walking the Sacred Red Road is a good example of avoiding negative behaviours.  The spiritual dimension is the development of wisdom, truth, faith and forgiveness. As with the other aspects of self it is a gift that can lead us on positive path if it is nurtured in a proper manner. The spirit encompasses all the knowledge and understanding which creates the wisdom of the human being; it is the connection to the…

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Added by Robert Kakakaway on February 9, 2012 at 12:19am — No Comments

Wheat and cows

When the Europeans came to Turtle Island they eventually killed off the Tall Prairie Grasses on the Great Plains and also killed off the Buffalo. They replanted the plains in areas with wheat and replaced the bison with cows.

Each of these replacements were not native and as such were invasive. Since a primary natural food source was cut off, the people had no choice but to eat this intrusive…

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Added by John Francis on February 6, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments

9th Annual Aboriginal Circle of Educator's Conference-Sustaining Our Ways:Educating for Sustainability

Sustaining Our Ways:

Educating for Sustainability

9th Annual A.C.E. Conference

 

8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

February 16- 17, 2012

 

Victoria Inn

1808 Wellington Avenue

Winnipeg, Manitoba…

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Added by Phil Lane Jr. on February 5, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Empathy

The blessed unrest rises from the chaos in a myriad of dynamic new patterns bound by love, as we walk in the shoes of others and see through their eyes. We seek equality for all and to free all living things from suffering. It is empathy, the evolution of this emotion, which brings this change as we truly feel the hearts and souls of others.

R…

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Added by Ron Dewhurst on February 2, 2012 at 6:50am — No Comments

Is There an Opportunity to Help in this First Contact?

Wondering what is the best way to deal with first contacts?

http://news.yahoo.com/isolated-peru-tribe-makes-uncomfortable-contact-135924259.html 

Seems to be a serious issue for these folks being exposed to the dominant culture.

Added by Stephen Bamford on February 2, 2012 at 4:55am — No Comments

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