Indigenous Latin America

Aug 09, 2018

Brazilian Indigenous Organisations Struggle for Indigenous Rights on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 2018

On the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples of 2018, leaderships from the “Articulation of the Indigenous Peoples of Brazil” (in Portuguese, “Articulação dos Povos Indígenas do Brasil” - APIB) and other indigenous oranisations are planning an act in defense of indigenous rights in Brasília. On a context marked by tensions surrounding...

Aug 09, 2018

Brazilian Indigenous Organisations Struggle for...

On the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples of 2018, leaderships from the “Articulation of the Indigenous Peoples of Brazil” (in Portuguese, “Articulação...

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Aug 07, 2018

The Worldwide Struggle to Recognize Indigenous...

All over the world, Indigenous Peoples are struggling to have the rights over their ancestral lands recognized. Contrasted to the processes which companies such as the ones related to the palm oil industry...

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Jul 23, 2018

European Parliament Adopts Far-Reaching Resolution...

On 3 July 2018, the European Parliament adopted by 534 votes to 71, with 73 abstentions, a resolution on violations of the rights of indigenous peoples in the world, including land grabbing, drafted by...

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Jul 05, 2018

Brazil: Indigenous Community Threatened by Construction...

The National Department of Transport Infrastructure published a report declaring the viability of constructing a waterway in the traditional territory of the Munduruku indigenous community, in the state...

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Jun 19, 2018

Brazil: Annual Indigenous Summit to Discuss Environmental...

Indigenous leaders from nine Amazon countries are meeting between 18 and 22 June 2018 in Macapá to discuss the main issues faced by indigenous peoples in the Amazon region. The participants will...

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Jun 13, 2018

Brazil: More than 3000 Indigenous People Gather...

Brazilian indigenous people have been facing a series of political setbacks under Michel Temer’s administration. The reluctance of the government to formally recognise indigenous lands and the criminalisation...

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May 09, 2018

Guaraní-Kaiowá: Shedding Light on...

Condemned to the cruelty of a relentless attack against their livelihood and culture, the members of this indigenous community in the Southern Brazilian region of Mato Grosso do Sul are subject to continuous...

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Apr 25, 2018

Brazil: Indigenous Leader’s Struggle for Survival...

While from different generations, both Raoni, an 85 years old Caiapó leader and Davi Kopenawa a leader from Ianomâmis community, have opposed the invasion of their traditional land by extraction...

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