Cultural Survival Quarterly Magazine

 
 

Women and Identity: Modernization and the changeover to market economies have mobilized some indigenous women and left others st

Women and Identity: Modernization and the changeover to market economies. have mobilized some indigenous women and left others stranded

Voices of Courage: Indigenous people tell their stories of persecution, humiliation, and hope

Voices of Courage: Indigenous people tell their stories of persecution,. humiliation, and hope

The State of the Nation: Indigenous nations struggle to be heard over the din of state policies

The State of the Nation: Indigenous nations struggle to be heard over the. din of state policies During World War II there were fewer than 50 states - countries with centralized governments - in the world, By 1990 there were nearly 70. By the year 2000 the figure could well exceed 200.

Just What Is Conservation?

At Cultural Survival, conservation is a people issue, not a biological one. Trees don't cut themselves. Streams don't pollute themselves. the ozone layer is not self-destructing. We are the ones putting our environment in peril.

Grassroots Development

Development, as it has been carried out by Western multilateral and bilateral agencies (e.g., the World Bank or the US Agency for International Development), is a political process. Third World governments and state agencies receive funds to implement programs that, in fact, centralize and increase their power.

Culture Shock: The misleading term "culture contact" doesn't begin to express the dramatic effects of changes brought by outside

Culture Shock: The misleading term "culture contact" doesn't begin to. express the dramatic effects of changes brought by outsiders

Cultural Survival Canada - 15.4

The Grand Council of the Cree of Quebec have had a number of recent court victories coupled with increasing support from the United States. In August, the Quebec government announced that it would postpone construction on roads and infrastructure until the fall of 1992.

CS: Cultural Survival/Common Security

In 1972 David and Pia Maybury-Lewis launched this organization dedicated to advancing the human rights of the world's 600 million indigenous people. At that time, few in the First World understood the plight of native groups, much less appreciated the broad forces that threatened their survival.

"Sharing" the Wealth? Minerals, oil, timber, and now medicines and genetic wealth - all are fair game for governments and corpor

"Sharing" the Wealth? Minerals, oil, timber, and now medicines and. genetic wealth-all are fair game for governments and corporations