Carnaval in Oruro, Bolivia is one of South America’s...
"Long ago, when animals were gente..." Those words, uttered...
For Alfredo Rojas, the history of the remote villages along...
Indigenous communities claim—and scientific evidence...
The increasing influence of indigenous intellectuals in...
Tonya Gonnella Frichner October 2014
On behalf of all of the Expert Members of the UN Permanent...
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Gale Courey Toensing
5/7/14
“I tell my people to get ready. Get your smokehouses back in shape. Don’t forget the ceremonies. That guy, the salmon, he’s coming back.” Billy Frank Jr...
Richard Walker
5/6/14
Everyone had expected to see Billy Frank Jr. sometime that day at the mid-year conference of the Affiliated Tribes of Northwest Indians...
Gale Courey Toensing
5/6/14
While Indigenous Peoples are proud to be indigenous all the time, Proud To Be Indigenous Week is especially dedicated to celebrating indigenousness...
Rick Kearns
5/2/14
Canadian mining projects have led to severe human rights violations and environmental damage in indigenous Colombian communities; now Amnesty International (AI), along with First N...
Rick Kearns
4/30/14
Ngöbe-Buglé leaders promised to increase their resistance on the national stage and in the courts in Panama; part of that promise came to fruition in April...
Rick Kearns
4/29/14
Recently contacted indigenous people in Paraguay are dying from a mysterious epidemic, according to Survival International (SI), and their suffering follows an old and dangerous pa...
ICTMN Staff
4/24/14
As Sherpas leave Mount Everest and expedition groups cancel their climbing plans, Nepalese officials are meeting with the indigenous guides as they mourn the deaths of 16 of their ...
ICTMN Staff
4/23/14
The parallels are uncanny: aboriginal children wrested from their families, sent to boarding schools and forbidden to speak their language—with the stated goal of eventually elimin...
ICTMN Staff
4/22/14
It’s Earth Day, and those who would save our environment so that it keeps supporting human and other life are battling as never before to pull the planet back from its tipping poin...
ICTMN Staff
4/20/14
It opens with Harrison Ford all decked out in flying gear, taking to the skies in a NASA aircraft a la Hans Solo...

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