The following is a statement by Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, the...
Indigenous Peoples the world over suffer higher rates of...
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Mexico won big at the Montreal First Peoples Festival this...
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World News

Linda Farthing
2/23/15
Carnaval in Oruro, Bolivia is one of South America’s largest...
Barbara Fraser
2/22/15
"Long ago, when animals were gente ..." Those words, uttered countless times by indigenous Amazonian storytellers, blur the boundary between humans and other creatures in the fores...
Barbara Fraser
2/20/15
For Alfredo Rojas, the history of the remote villages along the Ampiyacu River is one of enslavement...
Barbara Fraser
2/19/15
Indigenous communities claim—and scientific evidence increasingly shows—that indigenous forested territories are as well protected as, or better protected than, government-designat...
Rick Kearns
2/18/15
The increasing influence of indigenous intellectuals in parts of Latin America is the subject of an essay collection that just won a prestigious literary award...
Tonya Gonnella Frichner October 2014
UNPFII Release
2/17/15
On behalf of all of the Expert Members of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, it is with great sadness and respect that we collectively mourn the loss of our dear sister a...
Dennis Zotigh
2/15/15
In the interview series Meet Native America , the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian invites tribal leaders, cultural figures, and other interesting and accomplishe...
Theresa Braine
2/13/15
Before finding her way to Syria and being caught up and killed in the war there, ISIS hostage Kayla Mueller fought to preserve the famed San Francisco Peaks from desecration by art...
Rick Kearns
2/10/15
In the first week of February Peruvian national police and Yanacocha mine security guards tore down the foundations of a house Maxima Acuña de Chaupe and her family were building a...
Dominique Godrèche
2/9/15
On December 15, Vice president and medicine man Rex Lee Jim, from the Navajo Nation, was part of the delegation visiting Paris to buy back sacred Navajo masks at the Drouot auction...

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