Rick Kearns
5/15/15
On April 19th the Caribbean Court of Justice announced its judgment affirming the 2013 holding of the Court of Appeal of Belize that the Maya indigenous people of southern Belize h...
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Terri Hansen
4/22/15
When Filipino Victoria Tauli-Corpuz (Igorot) was appointed the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous People June 2, 2014, she became the first woman and the...
Alysa Landry
3/17/15
The Navajo Nation is seeking international help to protect its sacred San Francisco Peaks from reclaimed sewage water being used by the Arizona Snowbowl ski resort...
Rick Kearns
2/19/14
Indigenous Honduran leader Bertha Cáceres, Director of the Council of Indigenous and Popular Organizations of Honduras (COPINH), was acquitted on possession of an illegal weapons c...
Rick Kearns
12/12/13
Masked gunmen murdered Awa official Juan Alvaro Nastacuas Pai on November 29, shooting him twice in the head, killing him instantly...
Rick Kearns
9/6/13
The murder of two Mayan children by an employee of a contested hydroelectric plant sparked a lynching in Guatemala and activists are now calling for protection and help in seeking ...
Rick Kearns
8/9/12
Journalists are being murdered and threatened at an alarming rate in Honduras, including indigenous broadcasters according to recent testimony before members of the United States C...