Brandi Morin
4/23/13
Canadian Gemini award–winning Cree actress and self-proclaimed “artist in solidarity with Idle No More” Michelle Thrush is wielding her celebrity clout in defense of Indigenous Peo...
Rick Kearns
2/15/13
For the first time in history the new Bolivian Ambassador to Ecuador is an indigenous woman, Rusena Maribel Santamaria Mamani, a former leader of a women’s agricultural union...
Dominique Godrèche
2/12/13
Samia Maldonado a Kichwa psychologist turned filmmaker from Otavalo, Ecuador was in Paris to present her documentary Mindalae during the Geneva film festival – Filmar por Latin Ame...
Barbara Fraser
12/10/12
Tensions over oil and gas drilling on or near indigenous territories in the Amazon have flared again as Ecuador seeks bidders for oil leases and a company in Peru expands its opera...
Rick Kearns
12/1/12
Chevron has not yet paid any of the massive fine levied against it in Ecuador so the plaintiffs in that case have taken their fight to the international stage...
Rick Kearns
10/24/12
Indigenous and rural plaintiffs from Lago Agrio, Ecuador have won two battles recently in their efforts to sue the U.S...
Rick Kearns
10/10/12
The Kichwa people of Sarayaku, Ecuador won two major victories this year: in April, for the first time in their history, the government of Ecuador acknowledged responsibility for i...
Barbara Fraser
7/28/12
In a case that could have broad implications, the Kichwa community of Sarayaku, Ecuador, won a major battle on July 25, when the Inter-American Court of Human Rights ruled that the...
Duane Champagne
7/24/12
Mestizo. Métis . Mixed bloods. Though clearly different, all these terms are used to racially classify people with Indian ancestry...
ICTMN Staff
6/26/12
He was known as Lonesome George for his refusal to mate in captivity...

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