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When Filipino Victoria Tauli-Corpuz (Igorot) was appointed...
The acid test of integrity in a legal system is whether you...
Thousands of Wayuu children are starving and dying of...
The drums filled the wooden longhouse with historic sounds...
Yanomami activists fought to get their blood returned from...
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Rick Kearns
5/3/15
Last month, Mexican authorities rescued 200 Tarahumara men, women and children from an agricultural work camp in northwestern Mexico where they were held against their will and sub...
Barbara Fraser
5/1/15
Winning an international environmental award highlighted Berta Cáceres’ efforts to block a dam in her people’s homeland in Honduras, but it has not stopped the death threats...
Jenni Monet
5/1/15
As the 14th session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues concludes, one group from Bangladesh has vowed to begin a “non-cooperation movement” against the government of Ba...
Steve Russell
5/1/15
The southwestern United States, including great swaths of Indian country, is about to be attacked by ISIS, and the federal government will use the attack as an excuse to declare ma...

Face-painting is a tradition that goes all the way back to

Rick Kearns
4/27/15
Indigenous Colombian leader Fernando Salazar Calvo was shot to death outside his home on April 7 and local authorities are calling for a "top-level" investigation into the murder o...
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Terri Hansen
4/22/15
When Filipino Victoria Tauli-Corpuz (Igorot) was appointed the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous People June 2, 2014, she became the first woman and the...
Steve Russell
4/20/15
The acid test of integrity in a legal system is whether you can sue the government—and win...
Rick Kearns
4/17/15
Thousands of Wayuu children are starving and dying of thirst in northern Colombia as a result of the government’s damming of the Rancheria River which diverted the water to big far...
Charles Kader
4/14/15
The drums filled the wooden longhouse with historic sounds as the assembled voices took to song...

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