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...
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...

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