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June 2011

Jun 21 2011

YOLAND TREVINO, URI GLOBAL COUNCIL CHAIR, AT THE UN PERMANENT FORUM ON INDIGENOUS ISSUES

PARTICIPATION OF YOLAND TREVINO, URI GLOBAL COUNCIL CHAIR, AT THE UN PERMANENT FORUM ON INDIGENOUS ISSUES MAY 14 TO MAY 22, 2011 As requested by Raul Mamani, Calixto Quispe and Alejandrino Quispe,  members of the Global Indigenous Initiative, Yoland Trevino, will participate in the Permanent Forum of Indigenous Issues For the purpose of representing URI’s Global Indigenous Initiative May 15 to May 22, 2011 UN New York ANTICIPATED OUTCOMES: 1.    Will represent URI’s GII 2.    Will connect with other global... Read more »

Jun 17 2011

The Spirit of the Walk

The Spirit of the Walk This morning I woke up with so much gratitude for the Divine Grace that has held us on this walk, 13 Moon Walk 4 Peace. We are coming into the home stretch now, only 5 more months and 18 cities to go: (Lansing, MI - June 15- 19; Detroit, MI  June 22- 25; Cincinnati, OH – July 9 – 12; Pittsburgh, PA –July 23 – 26; Williamsport, PA –  August ... Read more »

Jun 11 2011

I will not be in silence anymore

I will not be in silence anymore I was born in Guatemala and my ancestry is of Maya lineage. It is very seldom that I speak about myself because our family experienced such horrible violence from our dictatorship. I have lived in the USA to escape the violence and the memories of my own grandmother being hung because of her activism to eliminate illiteracy by organizing literacy circles for the indigenous in our own home. I... Read more »

Jun 08 2011

How can yoga help pave the path for inter-religious dialogue and thus promote peace?

Although I'm in India, home of yoga, I live in a Christian and Muslim dominant area, not to mention a (so-called) hi-tech haven, where young people flock to for jobs in the IT sector. How can yoga help pave the path for inter-religious dialogue and thus promote peace? I found out when I held my first class, in which one young woman attended. She was of islamic background, and came to yoga not for the spiritual or... Read more »

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