December 01, 2013
BY:Pirates are a fascinating topic, and pirate stories have long been part of popular culture. Their daring exploits, coupled with their anarchic—and democratic—organization, provide fodder for books, movies, poems, and paintings.
November 22, 2013
BY:Thomas King (Cherokee and Greek) is an amazing, funny, provocative writer. His award-winning fiction works, some under pseudonyms, explore the worlds of Native life in North America.
November 09, 2013
BY:New York Magazine recently U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia. The discussion ranged across personal and professional issues.
October 01, 2013
September 21, 2013
September 08, 2013
BY:On August 9, 2013, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon issued a statement for International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples.
August 12, 2013
BY:Unless you're an anthropologist, you've probably never heard of Professor George Stocking, Jr., so you also wouldn't have noticed his obituary in The New Yor
August 07, 2013
BY:The phrase "dirty war" came into use during the 1970s and 1980s to describe the campaign of state terrorism in Argentina after a dictatorship overthrew the elected government of Juan Peron. Anyone associated with socialism or Peronism was a target...
August 01, 2013
BY:Human rights and self-determination are hot issues as nations debate the application of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: Is the Declaration a revolutionary challenge to the colonial system that dominates Indigenous peoples?
July 04, 2013
BY:The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives reports this month that First Nations children are living in poverty at triple the national average.
June 14, 2013
BY:The U.S. acknowledgment of massive Internet and telephone spying operations is a surprise only to those who do not remember history.
June 08, 2013
BY:"Appropriateness" was a theme at the 12th Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, May 20 to 31.
June 01, 2013
BY:Berlin's Museum of Medical History has entered the controversy about exhibition and repatriation of human remains.