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 ...
Gale Courey Toensing
8/7/13
People in a small salmon fishing village on Bristol Bay, Alaska, are struggling against Pebble Mine, a proposal by a partnership between some the world’s largest multinational mini...
Dayamani Barla
6/21/13
On May 23 Dayamani Barla, an Indian journalist/activist, became the first recipient of the Ellen L. Lutz Indigenous Rights Award from the Cultural Survival group...
Rick Kearns
6/9/13
"We did not bring wish lists. We are against dams...
Gale Courey Toensing
6/3/13
The Inter-American Court of Human Rights has held hearings on several cases against the state of Chile concerning human rights abuses of land rights activists who were imprisoned u...
Rob Capriccioso
6/3/13
Native American observers are hoping that the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation’s (ACHP) decision to support the United Nation’s Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peo...
Mark Fogarty
5/26/13
“We cannot sell the rays of sunlight!” The speaker is a small woman with a big voice that easily fills the very high-ceilinged and ornate Collector’s Office at the National Museum ...
Rick Kearns
4/19/13
Hundreds of indigenous protestors occupied the Brazilian Congress on Tuesday, April 16 th , in an effort to stop a law that could weaken territorial rights of the communities accor...
Linda Daniels
3/6/13
The torture of a Khomani San elder in South Africa has seen Indigenous Peoples rights activists vent their anger and disbelief that the incident took place in a modern democracy...
Dominique Godrèche
1/27/13
Chief Raoni Metuktire recognized by his labret, an ornamental disk worn by warriors on their lower lip showing they are ready to die for their land, has become synonymous with the ...

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