Rick Kearns
11/13/14
The suicide rate for indigenous people in Brazil is six times higher than that of the general population according to a recently released study...
Rick Kearns
10/31/14
Russian officials prevented two indigenous leaders from attending the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples this September, according to the leaders and other sources; and charges...
Rick Kearns
10/11/14
Tens of thousands of protestors in seven countries along with human rights advocates from around the world are demanding answers and justice regarding the 43 Mexican students, many...
Rick Kearns
10/5/14
Two of Latin America’s most prominent indigenous leaders urged the audience during the World Conference of Indigenous Peoples to push further for their rights and the inclusion of ...
Rick Kearns
9/22/14
Mexicas, descendants of the Aztecs, are among the thousands of indigenous Mexicans living in the New York area; some of them like the members of Yayauhki Tezcatlipoca, are sharing ...
Rick Kearns
9/21/14
Indigenous children in Mexico can now learn their mother tongues with specialized computer games, helping to prevent the further loss of those languages across the country...
Rick Kearns
8/31/14
A Guatemalan court has ordered that the Mayan community of Sipacapa has the right to be consulted for any mining or energy project and that the Los Chocoyos mining permit, issued t...
Rick Kearns
8/18/14
The Ache people of Paraguay have filed a criminal complaint of genocide and crimes against humanity committed against their people by various citizens, military and officials in th...
Rick Kearns
7/15/14
Fleeing illegal loggers in the Peruvian Amazon, a group of previously uncontacted indigenous people appeared in Brazil in late June just days after indigenous rights organizations ...
Rick Kearns
6/30/14
Salvadoran leaders passed a constitutional reform in June that officially recognizes Indigenous Peoples and compels the nation to adopt policies that will support the ethnic and cu...

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