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World News

ICTMN Staff
8/28/13
The discovery of another tomb belonging to a Moche—or Mochia—priestess in Peru confirms that powerful women ruled the region 1,200 years ago, reported the Agence France-Presse ...
Gale Courey Toensing
8/24/13
James Anaya, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, will conduct an official visit to Canada in the fall to gather information about the human r...
ICTMN Staff
8/22/13
When a beachgoer stumbled upon the 13-foot long sea creature on Luis Siret Beach in Villaricos, Spain she immediately snapped some pictures of it and posted them online, but what t...
ICTMN Staff
8/20/13
Tensions were high in June as more than 100 members of the Mashco-Piro clan, an Indian tribe that lives in voluntary isolation, attempted to make contact in Peru’s southeastern Ama...
Barbara Fraser
8/16/13
Ecuador’s president announced August 15 that he would allow oil drilling in a fragile Amazonian park inhabited by nomadic tribes...
ICTMN Staff
8/15/13
It rivals both teddy bears and kittens for cuteness, and until recently this animal's existence was not known to those beyond its habitat high in the Andes...
Barbara Fraser
8/14/13
A political battle in Peru over expansion of natural gas drilling into a reserve for isolated tribes is underscoring the difficulties the country continues to face in implementing ...
ICTMN Staff
8/13/13
Is Mother Earth melting from the inside out?...
Sara Shahriari
8/12/13
The results of Bolivia's most recent census are raising questions due to a dramatic fall in the percentage of Bolivians who self-identify as part of an indigenous group...
ICTMN Staff
8/9/13
August 9 is the United Nations’ International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, and the 2013 theme of building alliances has not gone unnoticed...

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