Rick Kearns
10/31/13
The prosecution of a former dictator convicted of genocide and war crimes against indigenous Guatemalans could be set aside due to a recent court ruling...
Sara Shahriari
10/16/13
On Saturday, October 12, dozens of people gathered at a simple church in El Alto, Bolivia...
David Dudenhoefer
10/8/13
Thousands of Indians from dozens of tribes protested across Brazil last week – blockading highways, marching in city centers, and occupying offices – as part of a National Indigeno...
Rick Kearns
10/4/13
Honduran authorities have jailed indigenous leader Bertha Cáceres , Director of the Council of Indigenous and Popular Organizations of Honduras (COPINH), while she awaits trial on ...
Rick Kearns
9/30/13
The intensity of the lethal storms that have pounded Mexico recently are connected to climate change, according to scientists, and among the most devastated areas are indigenous co...
Bill Weinberg
9/18/13
Miryam Yataco—educator, language rights advocate and an expert in intercultural bilingual education—has been involved in crafting language recovery efforts for the Indigenous Parli...
Barbara Fraser
9/17/13
Indigenous people, especially children, in Peru’s southeastern Madre de Dios region have high levels of mercury in their bodies, a new study has found...
Rick Kearns
9/7/13
The Ayoreo people of northern Paraguay shut down an international highway in late July after alleging that ranchers and others had illegally invaded their territory...
Rick Kearns
9/6/13
The murder of two Mayan children by an employee of a contested hydroelectric plant sparked a lynching in Guatemala and activists are now calling for protection and help in seeking ...
Gale Courey Toensing
8/24/13
James Anaya, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, will conduct an official visit to Canada in the fall to gather information about the human r...

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