Today, 9/25/07, on American Indian Airwaves
"Part 2 of Bolivia's "New" Democracy and Exiled Ancestors, Institutionalized Racism and Eradicating UC Berkeley's NAGPRA Unit"
Mayra Gomez (Aymara Nation), International Media Liaison for the Bolivian government, discusses, in part of this two-part series, the U.N. Declaration for the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Bolivia's constitutional assembly, indigenous peoples struggles, coca, and the campaign to nominate Evo Morales, President for the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize (http://evonobel2007.org) which the winner will be announced this October 12th, 2007.
Lalo Franco (Santa Rosa Rancheria Tachi Yokut Nation), First Nation Representative of the Native American NAGPRA Coalition (NANC) (http://nagpra-ucb-faq.blogspot.com) provides us with an update on the University of California, Berkeley's (UCB) Phoebe Hearst Museum of Anthropology continued engagement of exiling of the second largest collection of indigenous ancestors and sacred objects in the United States, institutionalized racism, and the NANC October 5th, 2007 demonstration. Contact UC Regents at firstname.lastname@example.org , 510-987-9220, or the new acting UC system president, Wyatt Hume at 510-987-9020.
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