Gale Courey Toensing
2/3/14
With no assurance from the United Nations General Assembly’s top official that Indigenous Peoples will participate on a full and equal basis with states at the World Conference on ...
Rick Kearns
1/26/14
The masked self-defense forces in Michoacan, Mexico, who have received international press coverage due to their battles against drug cartels as well as the Mexican police and army...
Gale Courey Toensing
1/23/14
The Shinnecock Indian Nation was petitioner number 4 on the Bureau of Indian Affairs’ list of tribes seeking federal recognition in 1978 soon after the agency established the seven...
Rick Kearns
1/19/14
Brazilian soldiers, police and other officials arrived in Awá territory in January to completely remove illegal loggers, ranchers and others from the area...
Rick Kearns
1/3/14
One governmental agency is aiming to grow hundreds of thousands of trees and create a few thousand jobs in an indigenous community in Mexico...
Rick Kearns
12/26/13
The indigenous people of Brazil known as the Xavante are reducing deforestation through controlled burning in their hunting rituals; that is the finding of a study conducted by the...
Barbara Fraser
12/20/13
Peru’s ability to consult Indigenous Peoples about laws and development projects affecting them is still “incipient,” although the country has made progress since protests over nat...
Rick Kearns
12/16/13
The ways that laws affecting Indigenous Peoples in Latin America are interpreted by courts – including those dealing with control of natural resources, property and prior consultat...
David Dudenhoefer
12/10/13
A protest last week in Brazil’s capital and recent acts of violence against indigenous leaders serve as grim reminders of the deprivation and danger that many Native Brazilians fac...
Barbara Fraser
12/8/13
The Ecuadorian government shut down the non-profit Pachamama Foundation, which advocates on indigenous and environmental issues, on December 4...

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