Linda Daniels
7/28/14
The South African government recently announced it is working on policy that would allow Khoi and San peoples to lodge land claims prior to the 1913 cut off date...
Rick Kearns
7/22/14
After eight Guarani were run over and killed, public prosecutors are seeking $630,000 (1.4 million reals) from the Brazilian government for damages and the installation of road sig...
Rick Kearns
7/15/14
Fleeing illegal loggers in the Peruvian Amazon, a group of previously uncontacted indigenous people appeared in Brazil in late June just days after indigenous rights organizations ...
Rick Kearns
7/9/14
In late May, for the first time in Mexican legal history, a high court ordered the government to pay damages and to issue a public apology for illegally imprisoning an indigenous w...
Barbara Fraser
7/8/14
Before dawn on school days, about a dozen Urarina children climb out of mosquito nets, dress and leave this tiny village for the muddy, nearly 90-minute trek to school in the neare...
Rick Kearns
6/30/14
Salvadoran leaders passed a constitutional reform in June that officially recognizes Indigenous Peoples and compels the nation to adopt policies that will support the ethnic and cu...
Linda Daniels
6/22/14
The recent occupation of a piece of land in the city of Cape Town in South Africa by Khoisan activists has appeared to rupture a fault line in the local community of indigenous peo...
Rick Kearns
6/10/14
Indigenous communities in Chiapas are fighting against large wind energy projects by asserting their rights to their communal lands; activists say the communities were not consulte...
Linda Daniels
6/2/14
The slowdown of land rights recognition has become a global issue, nowhere more so than in sub-Saharan Africa where a new report by the Rights and Resources Initiative has found th...
Rick Kearns
6/1/14
More Indigenous people in Chiapas are dying from diabetes according to a study released this month in Mexico, and officials are noting this increase is connected to the consumption...

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