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...
Gale Courey Toensing
5/12/14
From climate change to food sovereignty, sacred sites to reproductive justice, a “divine comedy pageant” called “Don’t Feed the Indians” and much, much more, the 13th Session of th...

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