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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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World News

Rick Kearns
12/19/13
The leak of over 264,000 gallons of radioactive acid slurry onto aboriginal Mirrar territory in northern Australia will be investigated, officials announced on December 13, almost ...
Barbara Fraser
12/18/13
Peruvian lawyer Diego García Sayán served as his country’s minister of justice and minister of foreign relations before joining the Inter-American Court of Human Rights in 2004...
Rick Kearns
12/16/13
The ways that laws affecting Indigenous Peoples in Latin America are interpreted by courts – including those dealing with control of natural resources, property and prior consultat...
ICTMN Staff
12/13/13
Nelson Mandela, or Madiba as he is known, will be laid to rest with a First Nations eagle feather, Assembly of First Nations National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo said on December 1...
Rick Kearns
12/12/13
Masked gunmen murdered Awa official Juan Alvaro Nastacuas Pai on November 29, shooting him twice in the head, killing him instantly...
David Dudenhoefer
12/10/13
A protest last week in Brazil’s capital and recent acts of violence against indigenous leaders serve as grim reminders of the deprivation and danger that many Native Brazilians fac...
ICTMN Staff
12/9/13
Assembly of First Nations National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo is among the official delegates from Canada attending services for Nelson Mandela...
Barbara Fraser
12/8/13
The Ecuadorian government shut down the non-profit Pachamama Foundation, which advocates on indigenous and environmental issues, on December 4...
Rick Kearns
12/7/13
The burning and sacking of a Mayan community in Guatemala is continuing according to advocates who are seeking international support to address the problem...
ICTMN Staff
12/6/13
As Indigenous Peoples across Canada mourned the passing of Nelson Mandela, the Inuit also fondly recalled the night his plane ran out of gas...

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