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Tracing Louise Michel in the Pacific

Numbo, 1877

An extremely well-researched text by Paul Mason exploring exiled Paris Communard Louise Michel's time imprisoned on the French colony of New Caledonia in the late 19th century.

Body Snatchers- The Theft of Radical's Body Parts.

Originally provided by the Question Mark Collective as part of an anthology on Australian Troublemakers, a few examples of the ruling bodies of Australia desecration and denigration of those who opposed them.

Time for a memorial to commemorate the Indigenous Resistance in early Melbourne history

A collection of short articles about the Tasmanian Aborigines Tunnerminnerwait (Jack of Cape Grim) and Maulboyheenner (Peevay), two indigenous freedom fighters that were the first public executions in Melbourne on January 20, 1842.

Abundance and scarcity in primitive societies – La Guerre Sociale

A 1977 text reviewing recent scholarship on social anthropology and its implications for understanding the communism of the past, and how it may shed light on the communism of the future, based for the most part on extensive excerpts from Marshall Sahlins’ Stone Age Economics, as well as from the works of Pierre Clastres, Robert Gessain and other anthropologists and explorers.

The Occupation of Alcatraz

A history of the occupation of Alcatraz island by the Group Indians of All Tribes (IAT) a coalition of native American activists and documentation published to explain the occupation.

1944-52: Solomon Islanders Establish Autonomus Village Movement

In response to oppression by the British Empire the indigenous islanders turned to a Movement establishing autonomous villages outside the colonial economy.

1975-83: Maori New Zealanders Occupy Golf Course in Struggle for Tribal Lands

In the 70's Maori groups began a series of occupations to reclaim their tribal lands. The occupation of the Raglan golf course, a former burial site was an eight year struggle with the New Zealand government.

Ferguson is Familiar to Indigenous Australians: Larissa Behrendt

Indigenous Australia knows the cynicism exposed by Michael Brown’s killing in Ferguson

1600: Iroquois Women Gain Power to Veto War

Account of the struggle of Iroquois women to stop frequent tribal conflict, by refusing sex and agricultural cultivation.

Indigenous Armed Group Created in the Mountains of Guerrero

They send a message to the world: “With autonomy we fight for life and territory”