Steven Newcomb
9/29/14

Magicians are well aware of a key fact: What members of an audience focus upon determines what they miss. Misdirection is critical to the craft of magic. Magicians get the audience to focus on one thing while something entirely unnoticed is happening right before their very eyes....

Gale Courey Toensing
9/27/14
If the most important part of any United Nations world conference or high level plenary meeting is the Outcome Document, then states were the beneficiaries of the document adopted ...
Dina Gilio-Whitaker
9/25/14
Now that the historic High Level Plenary Meeting, known as the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples (HPLM/WCIP), has come and gone, we can begin to see what it produced...
Gale Courey Toensing
5/12/14
From climate change to food sovereignty, sacred sites to reproductive justice, a “divine comedy pageant” called “Don’t Feed the Indians” and much, much more, the 13th Session of th...
Gale Courey Toensing
5/9/14
The 13th Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues begins next week with a full agenda of crucial issues, important side events – and unresolved questions ...
Gale Courey Toensing
3/12/14
In a bold act of resistance to being denied an equal role in the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples, the North American Indigenous Peoples Caucus has called for the immediate c...
Peter d'Errico
6/8/13

"Appropriateness" was a theme at the 12th Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, May 20 to 31....

Gale Courey Toensing
5/31/13
Indigenous organizations attending the 12 th Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) criticized the United States federal government for trying ...