For the Native people of California, the dream has been more of a nightmare.
Some say Britain should be proud of its imperial past. Oxford academics say it's not so simple.
Museums are not apolitical, and they are not entirely scientific. As such, they don’t really represent reality.
West Africa has lessons to learn from its ancient empires and colonial governments on regional trade and integration.
The current aggressive version of Islamophobia in Québec is unique to the province. We need a critical re-interpretation of our own history to build a Québec freed from our old racist patterns.
Schooling has historically been used to control Indigenous peoples, rather than to liberate or educate them.
A focus on collaboration among African universities and research institutions is crucial in developing national policies that meet the principles of open data while keeping it safe from exploitation.
Calls to "indigenize" universities must start with listening - to Indigenous scholars and nations. And real reparation will be painful for settlers, for it will be unsettling.
Farm dwellers' conclusion is that the politics associated with land is not about an organised emancipatory movement. Farm dwellers are mainly preoccupied with daily survival strategies.
The journal initially only published articles by European physicians. But in the 20th century a number of Indonesians, who became founders of respected medical institutions, published there too.
Letters home reveal what is was like to be an Indian soldier in World War II.
With just 67 words, a British foreign secretary kicked off a hundred years of conflict and displacement.
The Indigenous in New Zealand have fared better than First Nations in Canada in terms of self-determination. Why? It's about a lot more than geography, land mass and language.
George Hamilton published An Appeal for the Horse in 1866, a defence of animal welfare well ahead of its time. However, his compassion for Aboriginal people was conspicuously lacking.
Anglophones have long complained that their language and culture are marginalised. They say if this doesn't change, they must be granted independence.
Puerto Rico has focused significant efforts on branding – but at what cost?
An anthropologist tells the story of how Columbus actually came close to falling into historical obscurity, until American hubris got in the way.
An academic article that asserted the benefits of colonialism caused an outcry and resulted in calls for its removal. A post-colonial expert explains why.
The process of decolonising research methodology is an ethical, ontological and political exercise rather than simply one of approach and ways of producing knowledge.
They are contesting the maps that deny them territorial rights.