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Rebecca Adamson

Special feature Rebecca Adamson 7 June 2016

Climate justice must include indigenous peoples

Despite the fact that 40 per cent of the 116 environmental activists murdered in 2014 were indigenous and a significant portion  of the oil, gas and mining production (39 per cent now and 46 per cent …

Analysis Rebecca Adamson 1 June 2011

Learning to see ‘invisible’ capacity

Despite the expenditure of millions of dollars of aid, Indigenous Peoples throughout the world are getting poorer. Many in the philanthropic community believe this is because of a lack of capacity among Indigenous communities, which …

Special feature Rebecca Adamson 1 December 2006

Indigenous peoples and philanthropy – Colonialism by other means?

The donor-indigenous peoples landscape is a jumble of different types of organization that support indigenous causes, but they all have one thing in common: they do not understand how indigenous people think, how they make …