David Melmer
5/13/03
LAKE ANDES, S.D. - Alphonse Leroy said he would protect the sacred burial sites of his ancestors with his life...
Bill Weinberg
5/13/03
Guatemala, with one the hemisphere's highest percentages of Indians, was also the site of a brutal decades-long civil war that culminated in actual genocide against the indigenous ...
Bill Weinberg
5/13/03
Following an Indian upsurge in the 1980s, Colombia's constitution now contains the kinds of guarantees on indigenous autonomy that the movements in Mexico and Guatemala are demandi...
Bill Weinberg
5/12/03
NEW YORK - The UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues holds its second session the week of May 12 in New York, a year after the body's first meeting...
Bill Weinberg
5/12/03
The Maya Indian rebels of the Zapatista National Liberation Army (EZLN) in Mexico's southern state of Chiapas won international attention with their New Year's 1994 uprising - laun...
Bill Weinberg
5/12/03
Nowhere have indigenous movements made their power felt in national politics as in Ecuador...
John Mohawk
5/12/03
When the Spanish first arrived in the Caribbean over 500 years ago, the idea that indigenous peoples might possess rights and notions about what those rights might be was given sca...
Editors Report
5/12/03
The world's indigenous peoples converge this week in New York for the United Nations Second Session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues...
Jim Adams
5/9/03
NEW YORK - More than 1,700 indigenous peoples representing 546 organizations from around the world will converge on the glass tower of the United Nations for two weeks in mid-May...

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