Gale Courey Toensing
9/17/12
When James Anaya , the United Nations Special Rapporteur for Indigenous Peoples was finishing up his tour of the United States last spring, he received a packet of letters from hig...
Barbara Fraser
9/13/12
Venezuelan officials have denied initial reports of a massacre of Yanomami people by illegal gold miners that allegedly occurred in early July and which, because of the remoteness ...
Terri Hansen
9/16/12
For some time, a welter of scientific data has indicated that climate changes would be dramatic and include extreme weather events...
Barbara Fraser
8/31/12
Illegal gold miners from Brazil may have killed dozens of Yanomami people in a remote area of the Venezuelan Amazon, according to reports from an indigenous organization there...
Rick Kearns
8/29/12
The Brazilian Supreme Court has ruled that the construction of the controversial Belo Monte dam can resume, for now...
David Dudenhoefer
9/1/12
For centuries, the Guna (a.k.a. Kuna) Indians have successfully defended their territory on Panama’s Caribbean coast...
Carol Berry
8/21/12
If she’d planned to tackle some of the most contentious issues in Indian country, a Mvskoke (Creek) sociologist couldn’t have done a better job...
Jenni Monet
8/14/12
NEW YORK - Diplomats, journalists and media activists from around the globe turned out at United Nations headquarters on Thursday, August 9 th for the 18 th annual International Da...
Rick Kearns
8/12/12
On Friday, August 3 rd , Honduran Police abruptly entered the offices of Radio Progreso in Honduras, according to Director Karen Rivas of the station, demanding to know the whereab...
Jenni Monet
8/6/12
It has been a bumpy couple of months for Indian rights. The Violence Against Women Act is meeting opposition in Congress, Carcieri still isn’t fixed, and the U.S...

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