Tag Archives: Indigenous People

Chellis Glendinning :
The third inauguration: Evo Morales and nine years of paradox in Bolivia

‘Evo is a loaf of bread fresh from the oven,’ he said. ‘We’ll find out how it tastes.’ By Chellis Glendinning | The Rag Blog | February 16, 2014 La Paz, 22 January 2006. Evo Morales Ayma was born Aymara … finish reading Chellis Glendinning :
The third inauguration: Evo Morales and nine years of paradox in Bolivia

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Peruvian Scholar/Activist Cristina Herencia, UN Observer on Indigenous Issues

Peruvian social psychologist Cristina Herencia in the studios of KOOP Radio, Austin, Texas, Friday, June 14, 2013. Photos by Roger Baker / The Rag Blog. Rag Radio podcast:Social psychologist Cristina Herencia,UN observer on Indigenous Issues Sponsored by the United Tribal … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Peruvian Scholar/Activist Cristina Herencia, UN Observer on Indigenous Issues

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REPORT / Mariann G. Wizard : ‘La Vida Coca’ in Bolivia and Peru

Pre-Incan metal vessels in the Larco Museum, Lima, for storing coca leaves. Human-faced pots from some early Andean cultures (not shown) have distended cheek pouches, where coca leaves are held during use. The central figure above is using coca in … finish reading REPORT / Mariann G. Wizard : ‘La Vida Coca’ in Bolivia and Peru

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John Perkins : Occupy the Dam

Three hundred indigenous people, small farmers, fisherfolk, and local residents occupied the Belo Monte Dam project at the Xingu River, Brazil, on June 15, 2012 Photo by Atossa Soltani / Amazon Watch / Spectral Q. Go here for photo essay. … finish reading John Perkins : Occupy the Dam

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Cristina Herencia on Indigenous Peoples and Globalization

Peruvian social psychologist Cristina Herencia on Rag Radio, Friday, June 29, 2012. Video by Jeff Zavala of ZGraphix who filmed the show live at the KOOP studios in Austin.Rag Radio:Peruvian social psychologist Cristina Herenciaon indigenous peoples and globalization By Rag … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Cristina Herencia on Indigenous Peoples and Globalization

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Tony Platt : Justice for the Living Dead

A graduate student at an anthropology museum at Berkeley uses a craniometer to measure an ancient Indian skull. This collection alone contained more than 10,000 Indian skeletons. Photo from Life magazine, October 25, 1948. Image from The Buffalo Post.Death’s double … finish reading Tony Platt : Justice for the Living Dead

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Chellis Glendinning : In Bolivia, ‘The Repression Strengthened Us!’

Native demonstrators march on La Paz to protest highway construction. Photo from AFP.Letter from Bolivia:‘The repression strengthened us!’ The ragtag band walked day and night in flip-flops, and the hearts of Bolivians went out to them… By Chellis Glendinning | … finish reading Chellis Glendinning : In Bolivia, ‘The Repression Strengthened Us!’

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Josefina Castillo and Judith Rosenberg : Women and Fair Trade

The Women and Fair Trade festival. Image from the group’s website.Sustaining indigenous traditions:The Women and Fair Trade Festival The people want fair markets, not ‘free trade.’ By Josefina Castillo and Judith Rosenberg / The Rag Blog / November 10, 2011 … finish reading Josefina Castillo and Judith Rosenberg : Women and Fair Trade

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Rag Radio : Greenlandic Inuit Explorer/Actor Ole Jørgen Hammeken and Filmmaker Marc Buriot

Ole Jørgen Hammeken (above) at an Oct. 27, 2011, taping of Rag Radio at the KOOP studios in Austin. (The show was aired Nov. 4, 2011.) Inset below is filmmaker Marc Buriot. Photos by Michelle Manteris / The Rag Blog.Inuit … finish reading Rag Radio : Greenlandic Inuit Explorer/Actor Ole Jørgen Hammeken and Filmmaker Marc Buriot

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John Ross : The ‘Feminization’ of Mexican Agriculture

Purepecha woman in reboza, on plate from Tzintzuntzan, Michoacan. Image from Teyacapan / Flickr.Working the parcela:‘Feminization’ is hope for Mexican agriculture By John Ross / The Rag Blog / May 24, 2010 SANTA CRUZ TANACO, Mexico — When I first … finish reading John Ross : The ‘Feminization’ of Mexican Agriculture

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Rush Limbaugh : Get Well, Class Clown

Rush Limbaugh. From “Republican Clowns” / Daniel Kurtzman / Ask.com.Sick, sick, sick…Rush Limbaugh, Class ClownBy Carl R. Hultberg / The Rag Blog / December 31, 2009 There’s one in every classroom. Competing with the teacher for attention, cracking jokes, disrupting … finish reading Rush Limbaugh : Get Well, Class Clown

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Greg Moses : Thanksgiving and the Popol Vuh

Popol Vuh Series, Number 5, 1943, lithograph, Carlos Merida, from Art Museum of the Americas.A Thanksgiving day well made:We remember the Popol Vuh By Greg Moses / The Rag Blog / November 26, 2009 Crawling down below Meauan Mountain, where … finish reading Greg Moses : Thanksgiving and the Popol Vuh

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