Rick Kearns
6/3/16
As Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau earns accolades for his pledges to uphold indigenous rights on the home front, legal advocates in Latin America are urging him to extend t...
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...
Gale Courey Toensing
1/24/13
A new and legally binding international treaty to reduce harmful emissions of mercury was adopted by more than 140 states at the 5 th International Negotiating Committee session at...
Rick Kearns
1/11/13
The Preciosa Project of the European Commission is recruiting indigenous Latin American students to apply for 35 available scholarships to various European universities as part of ...
Duane Champagne
7/24/12
Mestizo. Métis . Mixed bloods. Though clearly different, all these terms are used to racially classify people with Indian ancestry...
Maria Clara Valencia
6/30/11
In Bogota (Colombia) experts on food security and the right to food from different countries discussed strategies to fight against hunger in Latin America and the Caribbean, a regi...
ICTMN Staff
10/30/11
Mexico is where Day of the Dead began. When the Spaniards arrived, Indigenous Peoples had been celebrating their ancestors annually for at least 3,000 years...