Sam Laskaris
3/8/13
Though they are not scheduled to play their first game until this fall, an expansion team in the National Basketball League of Canada has already created a furor...
Linda Daniels
3/6/13
The torture of a Khomani San elder in South Africa has seen Indigenous Peoples rights activists vent their anger and disbelief that the incident took place in a modern democracy...
Barbara Fraser
3/4/13
Threats facing nomadic indigenous people living in isolation in Peru are the focus of a new public awareness campaign launched by one of Peru’s largest indigenous organizations...
Jay Levy
2/20/13
On February 7, the United South and Eastern Tribes (USET), passed a resolution as 26 federally recognized tribes stood in peaceful solidarity and spoke out in the interest of prese...
Rick Kearns
2/15/13
For the first time in history the new Bolivian Ambassador to Ecuador is an indigenous woman, Rusena Maribel Santamaria Mamani, a former leader of a women’s agricultural union...
Dominique Godrèche
2/12/13
Samia Maldonado a Kichwa psychologist turned filmmaker from Otavalo, Ecuador was in Paris to present her documentary Mindalae during the Geneva film festival – Filmar por Latin Ame...
Rick Kearns
2/7/13
On January 28, a Guatemalan judge announced that General and former President Jose Efrain Rios Montt along with his chief of intelligence Jose Rodriguez Sanchez could be tried for ...
Gale Courey Toensing
2/6/13
James Anaya, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, has put out a call for information on extractive and energy industries in or near indigenous...
Steven Newcomb

John Collier was the U.S. Commissioner of Indian Affairs from 1933 to 1945, during the New Deal era of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. When Collier was first appointed to that post, he had a typical view that Indigenous cultures would die out as a result of “civilization” and “progress.”...

1/28/13
Dominique Godrèche
1/27/13
Chief Raoni Metuktire recognized by his labret, an ornamental disk worn by warriors on their lower lip showing they are ready to die for their land, has become synonymous with the ...

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