Barbara Fraser
10/2/12
In a decision that could have far-reaching consequences, Peru’s Constitutional Tribunal ruled that an Amazonian indigenous community could limit outsiders’ access to its territory ...
Marc Dadigan
8/25/12
Stanford University senior Lyla Johnston’s commitment to bringing her indigenous perspective to anthropology has led her on many journeys: from studying menstrual taboos surroundin...
Terri Hansen
8/13/12
Since ancient times, the specter of rabies has struck fear in people’s hearts, minds and souls...
Darrin Mortenson
7/30/12
IQUITOS, Peru—The world that PlusPetrol has built in Peru’s Amazon over the last 16 years seems to be crumbling under the weight of the company’s alleged crimes...
Duane Champagne
7/24/12
Mestizo. Métis . Mixed bloods. Though clearly different, all these terms are used to racially classify people with Indian ancestry...
ICTMN Staff
6/26/12
At the height of its existence, the Inca Empire ran some 2,500 miles along the Andean range from Colombia to Chile, had more than 10 million subjects and was home to Cuzco, a city ...
Barbara Fraser
5/25/12
A commission appointed to monitor the impacts of Peru’s largest national gas production facility and pipeline warns that the project could be affecting the diet and culture of Mach...
Barbara Fraser
5/15/12
As a teenager two decades ago, Ruth Buendía saw the Asháninka communities in Peru’s central Amazonian lowlands torn apart by violence as the Shining Path guerrillas kidnapped, kill...
Sara Shahriari
5/14/12
Brown, rolling plains that seem to stretch on to eternity are suddenly broken by the brilliant blue of Lake Titicaca...
Barbara Fraser
5/6/12
Achuar leaders from the Peruvian Amazon who are protesting oil exploration in their territory have won the support of Canadian non-governmental organizations and political parties,...

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