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...
Rick Kearns
12/16/13
The ways that laws affecting Indigenous Peoples in Latin America are interpreted by courts – including those dealing with control of natural resources, property and prior consultat...
David Dudenhoefer
12/10/13
A protest last week in Brazil’s capital and recent acts of violence against indigenous leaders serve as grim reminders of the deprivation and danger that many Native Brazilians fac...
Barbara Fraser
12/8/13
The Ecuadorian government shut down the non-profit Pachamama Foundation, which advocates on indigenous and environmental issues, on December 4...
Rick Kearns
12/7/13
The burning and sacking of a Mayan community in Guatemala is continuing according to advocates who are seeking international support to address the problem...
Stefan Kistler
12/6/13
“Working in harmony with nature and the community” reads the front of a pamphlet I picked up at this year's Expo Amazonica in Iquitos...
Rick Kearns
12/4/13
Brazilian Bishops from nine states wrote a letter recently to Pope Francis in defense of indigenous and other people affected by massive hydroelectric projects, and the Pope quoted...
Rick Kearns
11/23/13
It started with a sacred fire ceremony and lead to a variety of games, presentations and dialogues involving over 1,500 indigenous people from around the world...
Barbara Fraser
11/18/13
A government incentive program that targets some of Peru’s economically poorest areas is helping to keep indigenous children in school, a new study has found...

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