"Hurricane Ike's Aftermath, Palin's Biting Pathologies, and Undermining Indigenous Democracy"
Patty Ferguson (Pointe-au-Chien Nation) http://pactribe.tripod.com community activist and attorney, joins us for this segment of the show to the discuss how hurricane Ike is forcing communities to relocate and how it devastated, heavily damaged and destroyed First Nations, such as Pointe-au-Chien and Isle-a-Jean Band of Biloxi-Chitamacha Nations, within the southern Louisiana area. For more information on what people can do to assist, please visit: the Louisiana Coastal Tribes Coalition, Inc. (LCTCI) at (http://www.lctci.com).
Evon Peter (Neetsaii Gwich'in Nation) Director of Native Movement (www.nativemovement.org) and community activist, joins us for the second featured segment of our show to elaborate and discuss two recent articles he wrote and published "An Alaska Native Speaks Out on Palin, Oil and Alaska" (http://bsnorrell.blogspot.com/2008/09/alaskan-native-speaks-out-on-palin-oil.html) and "Peter: An Indigenous Vision to Heal America" http://www.indiancountrytoday.com/opinion/28625494.html.
Benjamin Dengl (http://www.upsidedownworld.org), author of The Price of Fire: Resource Wars and Social Movements in Bolivia, joins us for the final segment of this two part series on "The Awakening Giant: Undermining Bolivian Democracy." Dengl just returned from Bolivia, where the wealthy, non-indigenous corporate elite is attempting to destabilize, weaken and paralyze Evo Morales's presidency and undermine Bolivia's constitutional referendum being held this December 7th, 2008. All this, plus new recent developments and more.
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