Barbara Fraser
3/3/14
When Ander Ordóñez learned the extent of pollution among the Kukama indigenous communities along the Marañón River in Peru’s northeastern Amazon region, he was not surprised...
Terri Hansen
2/5/14
Agro-industrial development is putting intense pressure on the Chaco woodlands of Bolivia, Argentina, and especially, Paraguay...
Terri Hansen
2/4/14
A former New Tribes Mission missionary, Warren Scott Kennell was sentenced to 58 years in prison January 28, for taking pornographic photographs of tribal children in the Brazilian...
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...

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