When it comes to climate, more than ever humanity is at a...
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Note: This piece was adjusted on 10/21/14. The title of the...
The American Association of University Professors...
Among the 400 or more indigenous people who participated in...
A misused gift that Native cultures of Turtle Island shared...
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World News

Barbara Fraser
9/17/13
Indigenous people, especially children, in Peru’s southeastern Madre de Dios region have high levels of mercury in their bodies, a new study has found...
ICTMN Staff
9/16/13
KAY'-ee-hah-nah-EE'-coo-COW'-ah-KAH'-hee-HOO'-lee-heh-eh-KAH'-how-NAH-eh-leh say that name ten times. There’s no need to say it fast to know it’s a mouthful...
David Dudenhoefer
9/14/13
In the town of Tihosuco, on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, is a museum dedicated to a little-known war called the Guerra de Castas , or Caste War, which resulted in an independent May...
ICTMN Staff
9/13/13
The next step in the implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples is to give them full control over whether resource development projects ta...
David Dudenhoefer
9/13/13
More than a thousand years ago, Mexico’s Caribbean coast was an important point on the Mayan maritime trade route between the Yucatan Peninsula and Central America...
Rick Kearns
9/7/13
The Ayoreo people of northern Paraguay shut down an international highway in late July after alleging that ranchers and others had illegally invaded their territory...
Rick Kearns
9/6/13
The murder of two Mayan children by an employee of a contested hydroelectric plant sparked a lynching in Guatemala and activists are now calling for protection and help in seeking ...
ICTMN Staff
9/4/13
Industrially generated soot in the 19th century appears to have sparked the melting of glaciers in the Alps and put a halt to what’s known as the Little Ice Age, a new study has fo...
Wawmeesh Hamilton
8/30/13
A federal court justice has rejected the legal challenge of a Vancouver Island First Nation to stop the Canada-China free trade deal, saying that the group did not make a case for ...
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 ...

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