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Standup to Canadian TMT investors at the Pasadena Headquarters

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April 19, 2015
Standup to Canadian TMT investors at the Pasadena Headquarters

Addendum: April 22– Canada just released the 2015 Economic Action Plan and the budget proposes to provide $243.5 million over 10 years toward securing a viewing share for Canadian researchers at the Thirty Meter Telescope, in partnership with the United States, Japan, China and India. A combined $100 million is proposed to be reallocated...
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OAS prepares to raise the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

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February 11, 2015
OAS prepares to raise the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Within the multilateral legal system, the question we might pose is what is a more favorable route towards supporting the normative advancement of Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) under International Law?  The consensus process of the Organization of American States or the World Bank? From a February 5th, 2015 Press Release: 5 February...
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Ceded land/Reservation land

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August 21, 2008

I’m going to be the first person to admit that my knowledge of federalist land reform is questionable, but this issue needs to be addressed in that a Supreme Court decision may be impending over the next few months. According to an April 30 article in the Star-Bulletin, Hawaii State Attorney General Mark Bennett,...
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Native American rights. Snowbowl.

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August 21, 2008
Native American rights.  Snowbowl.

http://www.truthout.org/article/do-native-americans-have-first-amendment-rights The San Francisco Peaks are visible from many parts of the Southwest’s Four Corners and have been sacred to at least 13 recognized Native American tribes for at least as long as Europeans have been in the country. Northern Arizona University Professor Miguel Vasquez described the argument that only a part of the...
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Aborigine Constitutional Reform

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August 21, 2008

As reference, here is the Australian Apology from Feb 13, 2008 http://www.pm.gov.au/media/Speech/2008/speech_0073.cfm Australian leader wants Aborigines recognized By ROD McGUIRK Associated Press Writer CANBERRA, Australia (AP) – Australia’s prime minister, who has won applause for apologizing to Aborigines for past wrongs, has revived plans for a constitutional revision to recognize the country’s indigenous people....
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Apologies for past injustices

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August 20, 2008

Apologies for past injustices seen as first step Many, including some Native Hawaiians, say more needs to be done Dennis Camire Advertiser Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — This year alone, the House has apologized for slavery and Jim Crow laws, and the Senate has taken steps to make amends for the nation’s mistreatment of American...
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