Pope Francis has released his encyclical on climate change...
The multinational Yanacocha mining company is again...
The 56th edition of the International Art Biennale of...
June 11 is the anniversary of the 2008 apology issued to...
Native farmers from three Latin American countries will...
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Rick Kearns
5/29/15
Saving indigenous languages by recording them and then issuing a challenge online has inspired thousands of people to reciprocate by posting videos onto YouTube in the last year; t...
Steve Russell
5/26/15
Human rights as something existing outside of national borders but enforceable within those borders is the furthest frontier of international law...
Rick Kearns
5/22/15
The former head of Paraguay’s Indigenous Institute was sentenced last month to six and a half years in prison for illegally selling indigenous land; and is also awaiting trial for ...
Steve Russell
5/21/15
Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Seymour Hersh opened a big can of pushback if not whoopass from government sources, named and unnamed, when he reported that just about every clai...
Steve Russell
5/21/15
If you can’t get your rights protected in the courts of the country where you have been placed by accident of birth, your choices are rebellion or an appeal to international law...
Anthony Trujillo Peace Corps Students
Anthony Trujillo
5/18/15
I grew up in Ohkay Owingeh, one of the Eight Northern Pueblos of Northern New Mexico...
Rick Kearns
5/15/15
On April 19th the Caribbean Court of Justice announced its judgment affirming the 2013 holding of the Court of Appeal of Belize that the Maya indigenous people of southern Belize h...
Barbara Fraser
5/14/15
A Peruvian court has ruled that plans to dredge parts of the Amazon and its major tributaries must be suspended until indigenous communities along the rivers are consulted...
Steve Russell
5/12/15
In 1993, Brian Werner finished his Navy hitch and moved his family to a 25-acre tract in the piney woods of East Texas, where they lived in a small cabin, off the grid...
Barbara Fraser
5/12/15
Just days after a young Matsigenka man was killed by a member of a nomadic tribe, Peru’s largest indigenous organization proposed creating a corridor to protect such isolated group...

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