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 ...
Gale Courey Toensing
1/9/13
A delegation of women chiefs from three Mohawk Nation communities visited Attawapiskat Chief Theresa Spence during the second week of her hungry strike last month to offer her thei...
Gale Courey Toensing
1/8/13
Hundreds of Mohawks from both sides of the imposed Canada-United States border that slices through their aboriginal territory marched toward each other January 5 on an internationa...
Sidney Hill
1/6/13
The following is a statement by Tadodaho of Onondaga Indian Nation Chief Sidney Hill in support of Chief Theresa Spence and Idle No More and its stand in solidarity against Canada’...
Carol Berry
1/2/13
Despite drumming, Round Dancing and megaphoned speeches far below its lofty offices in Denver, the Consulate General of Canada remained silent December 31 about the First Nations’ ...
Rick Kearns
12/11/12
One indigenous community in Bolivia made headlines in early November after it was announced that, in their district, thieves would have a hand cut off after the 3 rd or 4 th arrest...
Mark Trahant
10/10/12
It’s too bad that Al Jazeera’s host of The Stream , Lisa Fletcher, is not moderating the vice presidential debate...
Duane Champagne
8/30/12
One of the biggest shortcomings of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) is that it does not actually define Indigenous Peoples...
Barbara Fraser
7/28/12
In a case that could have broad implications, the Kichwa community of Sarayaku, Ecuador, won a major battle on July 25, when the Inter-American Court of Human Rights ruled that the...
Gale Courey Toensing
5/16/12
Dozens of Indigenous Peoples showed up at a presentation by the World Intellectual Property Organization at the 11 th Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Is...

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