Category Archives: Indigenous peoples

Why Brazil’s New President Poses an Unprecedented Threat to the Amazon

For people concerned about the environment and climate change, U.S. President Donald Trump has proven to be as bad, or worse, than feared. He is in the process of pulling the United States out of the Paris Agreement, continues to … Continue reading

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Resilience: Understanding Adaptation and Transformation through Indigenous Practice

Resilience is emerging as a promising vehicle for improving management of social-ecological systems that can potentially lead to more sustainable arrangements between environmental and social spheres. Central to an understanding of how to support resilience is the need to understand … Continue reading

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Indigenous Peoples Cosmovision and Relationship to Water: A Need for a New Paradigm in Water Policy and Water Management

So, when the European invaders came to indigenous lands they brought with them a cosmology so different from ours that we couldn’t comprehend them and they couldn’t comprehend us. The most destructive value that the European invaders imposed is the … Continue reading

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