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Day of the Maya

A powerful video. It is truly a landmark event to have the Maya finally see some glimmer of justice. Hopefully this will spread quickly to other areas where the Maya are being exploited. I believe this demonstrates how the world is changing soon we will see more and more indigenous people re-gaining their inherent rights.

Maya Land Rights Affirmed in Belize
Posted by Ahni on July 10, 2010
Excerpts from the article, please see the full article here.

A celebration by the Maya of Southern Belize on June 28, 2010 in honor of the landmark judicial decision granting them full rights over their ancestral lands. The celebration includes the Cortez Dance at Indian Creek Village.

History & Resources – On Guerrilla Gardening

History & Resources – On Guerrilla Gardening

The 17th of April is the International Day of Peasant Struggle. On April 17 1997, after three months of protest for the defence of Mother Earth and for the cultivation of the coca leaf in Bolivia, seven indigenous peasants, including a child and its mother, were massacred. Today is the day, around ...

A Question for Vegetarians

A Question for Vegetarians

I have a question I have always wanted to ask a few vegetarians, and perhaps this is a good place to finally do so... Is there that much difference between an animal and a plant? In recent years, and especially after reading Stephen Harrod Bruhner's book The Secret Teaching of Plants, D ...