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Volume 1  March, 2011

Irish Travellers to shed light on indigenous research
Read the entire article: http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2011/01/07/3108035.htm?site=newcastle
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Australia: A Newcastle University Professor says there is much to learn from Europe’s indigenous people when it comes to small business and the economy.

Professor Dennis Foley will spend several months in Ireland learning from the country’s native community, known as the Travellers.  He will research similarities between the Irish and Australian indigenous cultures and possible synergies between the two.

Professor Foley will also study the challenges the Travellers face and the ways they solve problems to bring about business opportunities.

“The Travellers are a group that have been misunderstood and poorly researched,” he said. “What I really hope to do is try and clarify some of the disadvantages that they experience, particularly in micro-economic reform and small business.

“And then do comparatives of that to Aboriginal Australia and hopefully I might be able to find something that we may be able to apply here more effectively and more efficiently.”

 

 Volume 1
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New Office to Serve as Advocates for Tribal Veterans 
Metis Livid About Proposed Status System
Saying NO to $1 Billion Dollars
New Images of Remote Brazil Tribe
Amazonian Indians More Advanced Than We Knew
Australia's Aborigines to Launch Political Party
Irish Travellers to Shed Light on Indigenous Research

Volume 2
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Students Tell Saanich Myths Through Computer Animation  
Children's Book Exhibit Depicts Native Path to Diabetes Prevention
Mentoring Program Coming to Kodiak
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Arizona Culinary School Recruits American Indians, Now Available for Federal Financial Aid
Book Lets Great Lakes American Indians Tell Their Own Story
Volume 3
UN Declares 2011 the "International Year of Forests"
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Limit Set for Native Polar Bear Hunters Under International Treaty
White House: Tribes Fare Well in 2012 Budget
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Top 5 Obama Regulations that American Businesses Hate Most
The Top 11 Corporate Cash Hoarders
Volume 4
Donna Karan Collaborates With an Indigenous Artist as Part of "Nomad Two Worlds" Art Exhibit
Alligator Wrestling and the Men Who Do It
Custer Flag to Be Sold by DIA
Museums Work to Credit the Individuals Behind Native American Artwork
All My Relations Gallery Showcase for Native Art
Grammy Winner Helps Locals Build, Understand Flutes
German TV Crew Films Program About Nokota Horses

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