Beautiful Children

Fourth World Eye

Artby - Jay Taber

  • Double Standards

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    When it comes to the home countries of some Nobel Peace Prize Laureates, i.e. Elie Wiesel, Aung San Suu Kyi and Barack Obama, there is a giant blind spot toward their own human rights violations. Whether based on religious, ethnic or political bigotry, this conscious disavowal betrays their stature. more

  • Hungry for Meaning

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    The Klamath River tribal culture camp for youth on the Yurok Indian Reservation is designed to overcome the historical trauma of their grandparents and to guide the youth who are “hungry for meaning.” more

  • Law and Precedent

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    Seattle Human Rights Commission denounces attack on treaty rights of Northwest Tribes by Washington Attorney General, Bob Ferguson. Most concerning is the racially tinged suggestion that treaty rights undermine democracy…Washington’s litigation stance offends both the treaty rights of Washington’s tribes, and their human rights, guaranteed in the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous… more

  • Trump v NODAPL

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    With assistance from the U.S. Department of Justice, Whatcom County Prosecutor David McEachran obtained a warrant to access confidential information on the Red Line Salish Sea (NoDAPL) Facebook page. more

  • Opposing Tribal Rights

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    In an attempt to undermine the legitimacy of tribal sovereignty and resource protection, the Seattle Times editorial board conflates treaty fishing rights of Northwest Indians with undue political influence. Rather than acknowledge the jurisdictional interest pertaining to land and water use affecting salmon reproduction–retained by the tribes in the treaties with the US–the Times board… more