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...
Barbara Fraser
3/24/12
Demonstrators who marched for two weeks from the province of Zamora Chinchipe in southern Ecuador reached Quito, the country’s capital, on March 22, where they were joined by thous...
Barbara Fraser
3/14/12
Hundreds of demonstrators – both indigenous people and members of the political opposition – began a two-week march from Ecuador’s southern Amazonian region to Quito on March 8 to ...
Barbara Fraser
2/10/12
Indigenous leaders from Ecuador’s Amazonian lowlands are calling for the government to drop plans to auction 21 leases near the Peruvian border for oil drilling...
Rick Kearns
1/18/12
The environmental lawsuit against Chevron is heading for international courts, which means wherever Chevron is operating stated the plaintiffs attorney Pablo Fajardo in a press con...
ICTMN Staff
1/4/12
The lawsuit has been going on for 17 years, and in the latest outcome of the case, an Ecuador appeals court denied Chevron Corp.’s effort to overturn the $18 billion judgment that ...
ICTMN Staff
12/30/11
This year Indian Country Today Media Network covered many intriguing topics dealing with political issues throughout 2011...
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...

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