Dominique Godrèche
1/27/13
Chief Raoni Metuktire recognized by his labret, an ornamental disk worn by warriors on their lower lip showing they are ready to die for their land, has become synonymous with the ...
Rick Kearns
8/29/12
The Brazilian Supreme Court has ruled that the construction of the controversial Belo Monte dam can resume, for now...
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...
Rick Kearns
6/30/12
For more than two weeks indigenous activists and allies have shut down construction of part of the controversial Belo Monte Dam in Brazil, demanding an end to the project or for th...
Barbara Fraser
5/29/12
Residents of Raposa Serra do Sul in northern Brazil struggled for three decades to win the demarcation of what is now the country’s largest indigenous reserve...
Rick Kearns
3/31/12
Indigenous Peoples in Brazil are getting international and national support for their rights to be consulted about any projects or businesses to take place in their lands, but the ...
Barbara Fraser
3/10/12
Continued construction of the Belo Monte dam, a huge and controversial hydroelectric plant on Brazil’s Xingú River raised red flags for a committee of experts from the Internationa...
ICTMN Staff
12/29/11
Indigenous issues were constantly bubbling over around the world, whether it was Bolivia’s fight over coca rights or the struggle to keep the Belo Monte dam from happening in Brazi...