Blog Posts - Indigenous People



SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE - The Quality of 'True Grit'

"What quality do the most successful people share?  True grit" PBS NewsHour 5/12/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  What makes a person successful?  For Professor Angela Duckworth, the answer is grit, an intangible trait that motivates passion and p...
by Mage Soapbox on May 16, 2016

The Agawa Rock Paintings: Trek America Canadian Roadtrip Day 15

When you've been dragged out of your tent for an early morning hike, this is probably the last thing you want to see:But we were on our way to view the Agawa Rock Pictographs, similar in style to cave paintings but out in the open air instead. They'r...
by La Lingua on Mar 9, 2016

The Nocte Tribe of Arunachal Pradesh | Celebrating Indigenous Peoples

Its been a while we have posted something in our blog. We would like to continue with our series Celebrating Indigenous Peoples, focused on indigenous peoples of Northeast India and their times – bringing into highlight in this post knowledg...
by In search of greener pastures on Jul 21, 2015

The Top 10 HR Issues Facing Aussie LNG

  Australia’s LNG industry is wrestling with some of the most intractable challenges anywhere in human capital management. We’re making progress, but we have a long way to go. Here’s what I see as the top 10 human resources iss...
by Fuel Up! on May 17, 2015

CLIMATE CHANGE - From the Eyes of Peru's Indigenous People

"Peru’s indigenous people call for protections against environmental threats" PBS NewsHour 12/11/2014ExcerptGWEN IFILL (NewsHour):  International delegates have gathered for climate change talks in Lima, Peru, this week, hoping to build the fr...
by Mage Soapbox on Dec 15, 2014

Happy Columbus Day!

If any twit from Seattle tells you it's "Indigenous Peoples" Day, because "Columbus didn't discover Seattle", ask them if they celebrate Independence Day on the Fourth of July, since Seattle never declared independence from England?Besides, what did...
by Proof Positive on Oct 13, 2014

Why Are Some Schools Open on Columbus Day?

Here’s a question you are bound to hear from your child if they happen to live in one of the cities where students have to go to school on Columbus Day: “If Columbus Day is a federal holiday, why do I have to go to school?” It’...
by Debt Free Living Guru on Oct 7, 2014

The Monpa Tribe of Arunachal Pradesh | Celebrating Indigenous Peoples

The Monpa tribe is one of the most populous tribes of Arunachal Pradesh and is considered as one of the major tribal communities in the entire region. Monpas are the inhabitants of the high altitude Tawang district and the mountain passes of Bomdila...

The Monpa Tribe of Arunachal Pradesh | Celebrating Indigenous Peoples

The Monpa tribe is one of the most populous tribes of Arunachal Pradesh and is considered as one of the major tribal communities in the entire region. Monpas are the inhabitants of the high altitude Tawang district and the mountain passes of Bomdila...

Minority Groups | Understanding past and present

Creation of a Minority Group  igration Transfer of population by emigration (leaving a country to settle in another). Immigration (coming to a country) may be voluntary (such as Japanese Americans...
by Mijiza's Blog on Aug 20, 2014

Dams Versus Northeast India | Celebrating Indigenous Peoples

Adopting this year’s official theme “Bridging the gap: implementing the rights of indigenous peoples” on the occasion of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, we would like to talk about the issue of large dams which are th...

Dams Versus Northeast India | Celebrating Indigenous Peoples

Adopting this year’s official theme “Bridging the gap: implementing the rights of indigenous peoples” on the occasion of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, we would like to talk about the issue of large dams which are th...

The Bugun Tribe of Arunachal Pradesh | Celebrating Indigenous Peoples

The Khowa tribe, also known as Bugun people in their native language, of western Arunachal Pradesh bordering Bhutan is one of India’s smallest tribal communities and has a small population of only around 2,000 members. They are primarily the inhabi...

The Bugun Tribe of Arunachal Pradesh | Celebrating Indigenous Peoples

The Khowa tribe, also known as Bugun people in their native language, of western Arunachal Pradesh bordering Bhutan is one of India’s smallest tribal communities and has a small population of only around 2,000 members. They are primarily the inhabi...

The Diverse Heritage of San Antonio Spurs’ Patty Mills

San Antonio Spurs’ Patty Mills is Australian with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage.
by Eastasianews on Jun 14, 2014

Academic Boycotts and Re-Colonization by Theory

(The full text of the following essay was published by Scholars for Peace in the Middle East.) from “Academic Boycotts and Recolonization by Theory“  As a matter of international justice, however, conceptually distinguishing and crucial...
by the sad red earth on Feb 3, 2014

What It’s Really Like to Visit the Himba People in Namibia

The original can be found here: What It’s Really Like to Visit the Himba People in Namibia. Please read the original.I had two very distinct impressions of the Himba in Namibia when I met them: 1)the women have the most incredible hair I've ev...

Re-Visiting The Indigenous Past Of Northeast India

With the advent of modern science, the recent decades has seen urban influence penetrating even the lives of those who remain far away from cities. The same applies here in Northeast India. The indigenous peoples of the region, who occupy a remote fr...

Re-Visiting The Indigenous Past Of Northeast India

With the advent of modern science, the recent decades has seen urban influence penetrating even the lives of those who remain far away from cities. The same applies here in Northeast India. The indigenous peoples of the region, who occupy a remote fr...

Celebrating Indigenous Peoples

It has been exciting times. The United Nations’ International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is coming up next month, and we have been engaging with three very thoughtful online campaigns/events meant for indigenous peoples. Based...
by In search of greener pastures on Jul 22, 2013


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