Administrators at the University of Illinois – home of the...
Last month, Mexican authorities rescued 200 Tarahumara men...
Winning an international environmental award highlighted...
As the 14th session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous...
Correction: The original version of this article stated...
Face-painting is a tradition that goes all the way back to...
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Gale Courey Toensing
5/4/15
Administrators at the University of Illinois – home of the offensive Chief Illiniwek sports mascot – may face censure by the American Association of University Professors for viola...
Rick Kearns
5/3/15
Last month, Mexican authorities rescued 200 Tarahumara men, women and children from an agricultural work camp in northwestern Mexico where they were held against their will and sub...
Barbara Fraser
5/1/15
Winning an international environmental award highlighted Berta Cáceres’ efforts to block a dam in her people’s homeland in Honduras, but it has not stopped the death threats...
Jenni Monet
5/1/15
As the 14th session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues concludes, one group from Bangladesh has vowed to begin a “non-cooperation movement” against the government of Ba...
Steve Russell
5/1/15
Correction: The original version of this article stated that Gov. Abbott had mobilized the Texas National Guard to maintain surveillance of federal troops...

Face-painting is a tradition that goes all the way back to

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...
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Terri Hansen
4/22/15
When Filipino Victoria Tauli-Corpuz (Igorot) was appointed the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous People June 2, 2014, she became the first woman and the...
Steve Russell
4/20/15
The acid test of integrity in a legal system is whether you can sue the government—and win...
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...

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