Introduction
Washington Post article on maca dispute, 2007.
Australian newspaper articles reporting Aboriginal claim that kangaroo and emu are cultural property of the nation's indigenous peoples.
Traditional Knowledge databases, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), an example of "defensive publishing."
Center for Democracy & Technology, an NGO whose mission is to seek "practical solutions to enhance free expression and privacy in global communications technologies."
 
  Chap. 1
The Missionary's Photographs
Mennonite Library & Archives, Bethel College, Kansas. Information on holdings of H.R. Voth's Hopi photographs.
Hopi Cultural Preservation Office, Kykotsmovi, Arizona.
Essay by Nigel Holman, "Sensitive Native American Photographic Images," full-text (html)
Homepage of Song Catcher, a 1997 Minnesota Public Radio documentary about the life and work of Frances Densmore.
     
 
Chap. 2
Culture and Copyright
Full-text (html) decision of Australian Federal Court, Bulun Bulun and others v. PTY Textiles, 1998.
Web page of Colin Golvan, barrister in the Bulun Bulun case. He reviews current developments in the use of copyright law to protect Aboriginal heritage.
Australian Federal Court decision re: copyright on Aboriginal Flag
     
 
Chap. 3
Sign Wars
Southwest Airlines press release announcing agreement with Zia Pueblo about use of sun symbol on "New Mexico One." Includes photo of aircraft.
Snapshot of Canadian Intellectual Property Office database, showing one of the Snuneymuxw First Nation petroglyph official mark registrations. (I used to have a link to the actual page, but CIPO insists on regularly changing the relevant URL.)
     
 
Chap. 4 
 Ethnobotany
Blues
New York Times obituary of Richard Evans Schultes, 2001
Report by Glenn Wiser, Center for International Environmental. Law, on reinstatement of the ayahuasca patent, 2001, available full-text (.pdf).
Schultes photographs, American Society of Pharmacognosy
Homepage of ETC Group, formerly Rural Advancement Foundation International (RAFI)
Wikipedia entry for Carlos Latuff, the Brazilian artist whose image of an EZLN guerrilla is reproduced on p. 118 of the book. The entry provides information on Latuff's controversial work and links to his online cartoons.
 "Biopiracy" info and links, Third World Network
Texas Observer article on ICBG-Maya by journalist Barbara Belejack, 2001
As of late 2006, Shaman Pharmaceuticals (later Shaman Botanicals) seemed to have vanished. But some of its key figures have reemerged in the firm Napo Pharmaceuticals, which is developing products that show continuity with Shaman's.
Journal of Virology article on prostratin (anti-HIV drug), 2004
     
 
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