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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World News

Bolivia's National Museum of Ethnography and Folklore (MUSEF) sits on a narrow street in downtown La Paz.

Marc Dadigan
8/25/12
Stanford University senior Lyla Johnston’s commitment to bringing her indigenous perspective to anthropology has led her on many journeys: from studying menstrual taboos surroundin...
ICTMN Staff
8/24/12
Two recently published studies delve into what caused the collapse of the Mayan empire, a question many archaeologists have tried answering...
ICTMN Staff
8/23/12
The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, James Anaya , is urging the United States government and state and local authorities in South Dakota to c...
Rick Kearns
8/21/12
Brazil's Federal Regional Tribunal of the First Region, the highest court of appeals in the country, ordered an immediate halt to all construction of the controversial Belo Monte D...
ICTMN Staff
8/17/12
The Eeyou Istchee (Grand Council of the Cree) of James Bay have signed a governance agreement with the government of Quebec that not only gives the First Nation much more control o...
Theresa Braine
8/16/12
MONTREAL—Drumbeats echoed, dancing filled the Place des Festivals, and children frolicked in the fountains...
Terri Hansen
8/15/12
Treaty fishing rights are meaningless if there are no healthy fish populations left to harvest, say Pacific Northwest tribes, fishers and tribal environmental organizations...
Dina Gilio-Whitaker
8/15/12
A fire at the Chevron Richmond oil refinery in Richmond, California, on Monday August 6 has community members outraged and worried after a massive toxic cloud was spewed into the e...
ICTMN Staff
8/14/12
Before (above) and after the Fukushima nuclear-plant meltdown: Japan's pale grass blue butterflies appear to be mutating...

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