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...
Gale Courey Toensing
8/23/13
States need to keep their promises and honor the treaties made with Indigenous Peoples no matter when they were signed, according to the United Nations human rights chief...
ICTMN Staff
8/20/13
Tensions were high in June as more than 100 members of the Mashco-Piro clan, an Indian tribe that lives in voluntary isolation, attempted to make contact in Peru’s southeastern Ama...
Barbara Fraser
8/16/13
Ecuador’s president announced August 15 that he would allow oil drilling in a fragile Amazonian park inhabited by nomadic tribes...
Barbara Fraser
8/14/13
A political battle in Peru over expansion of natural gas drilling into a reserve for isolated tribes is underscoring the difficulties the country continues to face in implementing ...

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