Gale Courey Toensing
5/9/14
The 13th Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues begins next week with a full agenda of crucial issues, important side events – and unresolved questions ...
Gale Courey Toensing
5/6/14
While Indigenous Peoples are proud to be indigenous all the time, Proud To Be Indigenous Week is especially dedicated to celebrating indigenousness...
Rick Kearns
5/2/14
Canadian mining projects have led to severe human rights violations and environmental damage in indigenous Colombian communities; now Amnesty International (AI), along with First N...
Rick Kearns
4/30/14
Ngöbe-Buglé leaders promised to increase their resistance on the national stage and in the courts in Panama; part of that promise came to fruition in April...
Rick Kearns
4/29/14
Recently contacted indigenous people in Paraguay are dying from a mysterious epidemic, according to Survival International (SI), and their suffering follows an old and dangerous pa...
Gale Courey Toensing
4/25/14
At an Earth Day event at the United Nations, Tonya Gonnella Frichner, a celebrated advocate for Indigenous Peoples human rights in the international arena, gave a passionate speech...
Rick Kearns
4/18/14
Hired gunmen firing at Guarani in Brazil were filmed recently by the indigenous people who are continuing their struggle to regain stolen territory...
Barbara Fraser
4/13/14
For half a millennium, contact with outsiders has meant death for indigenous groups living in isolation in the Amazon forest, but a new study from Brazil shows that some of those g...
Terri Hansen
4/2/14
A Filipino indigenous leader and activist has been named Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples by the United Nations...
Linda Daniels
4/1/14
The government of Botswana says the call to boycott travel to the country, due to reported rights abuses of the indigenous San people, has not had a marked effect on tourism number...

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