Rick Kearns
4/27/15
Indigenous Colombian leader Fernando Salazar Calvo was shot to death outside his home on April 7 and local authorities are calling for a "top-level" investigation into the murder o...
Rick Kearns
4/17/15
Thousands of Wayuu children are starving and dying of thirst in northern Colombia as a result of the government’s damming of the Rancheria River which diverted the water to big far...
Rick Kearns
4/10/15
Yanomami activists fought to get their blood returned from United States anthropologists who took the samples from Yanomami people in Brazil and Venezuela in the ‘60s and then sent...
Rick Kearns
3/25/15
Even as the chorus of scientific and indigenous complaints grows louder, the earth movers and other equipment have started digging the largest canal in the Americas, one that Nicar...
Rick Kearns
3/19/15
Activists are looking for descendants of the Carlisle Indian Industrial School to get their input for development of a Heritage Center at the farmhouse located in the present-day A...
Rick Kearns
3/8/15
There are more than 8,000 indigenous people in prison in Mexico who do not know the charges against them due to a lack of bilingual personnel in the criminal justice system accordi...
Rick Kearns
3/6/15
The mapping of sacred indigenous sites along the Black River (Rio Negro) in Brazil’s Amazon, known as the Anaconda Expedition, moved into its second phase this year, bringing toget...
Rick Kearns
2/18/15
The increasing influence of indigenous intellectuals in parts of Latin America is the subject of an essay collection that just won a prestigious literary award...
Rick Kearns
1/29/15
Illegal logging is forcing isolated indigenous people out of their territory again in Maranhao province in northern Brazil, renewing concerns of further deaths from assaults and ex...
Rick Kearns
1/23/15
After attacking and shutting down an oil field in Ecuador in early January, most of the Waorani warriors who were arrested for the attack will be tried soon for sabotage and paraly...

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