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Indigenous People Vulnerable to Climate Change

Photo credit: Chris Graber February 21, 2012 Voice of America Joe DeCapua - Researchers say indigenous people are among the most vulnerable to climate change. They’re studying how extreme weather events can trigger more disease outbreaks. Scientists say extreme weather events have accompanied a rise in global temperatures. Droughts, heavy rains and floods have put indigenous…

South Africa: Indigenous Khoisan Demand Recognition, Land - First Peoples Worldwide Indigenous Media, Metro Police, Look At The Stars, Stupid People, Time Of The Year, Landing, South Africa, The Outsiders, Around The Worlds

South Africa: Khoisan Demand Recognition, Land

The Herald 22 FEBRUARY 2012 Pretoria — The Khoisan demanded recognition and that their land claims be addressed in a protest outside the department of rural development and land reform in Pretoria yesterday. The group of about 20 Khoisan was watched by Tshwane metro police as Stephen Katz, of the SA Progressive Civic Organisation, handed…

Malaysian Indigenous Communities Demand Referendum on Mega-Dams - First Peoples Worldwide Indigenous Media, Dam Construction, Indigenous Communities, Civil Society, Borneo, City Photo, Around The Worlds, Community, Island

Malaysian Indigenous Communities Demand Referendum on Mega-Dams

MIRI, Sarawak, Malaysia, February 19, 2012 (ENS) - Malaysian communities are asking the government to stop all 12 planned mega-dam projects in the state of Sarawak on the island of Borneo and to hold a referendum on dam construction. A conference of some 150 representatives of indigenous communities and civil society groups concluded Saturday in…

Minister of Canadian Heritage James Moore speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. Indigenous Media, Aboriginal Language, James Moore, House Of Commons, Favorite Words, First Nations, Culture, This Or That Questions, Ottawa

First Nations may seek official status for languages

21 February 2012 By Randy Boswell, Postmedia News The Canadian government is braced for a possible lawsuit aimed at forcing it to give "certain aboriginal languages" the same official status as English and French, according to an access-to-information document obtained by Postmedia News. The July 2010 briefing note to Heritage Minister James Moore, who also…

Indigenous children at risk

Indigenous children at risk

Poverty affects mainly indigenous households headed by women, study finds. February 23, 2012 - Chile may be one of Latin America’s strongest economies, but its indigenous children and adolescents still suffer from a poor quality of life, according to a joint report by the Social Development Ministry and the United Nations Children’s Fund. More than…

Members of the Mashco Piro tribe observe a group of travelers from across the Alto Madre de Dios river in the Manu National Park, Peru

‘Human safaris’ pose threat to uncontacted Amazon tribe

After the Observer highlighted the human safaris scandal in India's Andaman Islands, fears are growing about illegal 'viewing' trips in Peru. By: David Hill Feburary 25, 2012 - New concerns about "human safaris" are being raised in Peru, where tour operators are profiting from the exploitation of indigenous tribes in the Amazon jungle. An increase in…

A social structure that ‘silences’ a woman’s voice, the natural care-taker of a child, and the name of Mother Earth herself, will always fail.

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London, Cairo, other cities also see large turnout in support of action on climate change ahead of UN Climate Summit

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Tanzanian Land Grab Threatens Maasai Way of Life Indigenous Media, Big Cat Diary, Serengeti National Park, Thing 1, Game Reserve, Way Of Life, Pictures Of You, People Around The World

“United, We Will Never be Defeated”: Indigenous Communities in Guatemala Organize National Protests and Roadblocks

Reposted from Cultural Survival On June 24, 2014, 7 Toj in the Mayan calendar, Indigenous groups from all over Guatemala took part in national protests and roadblocks to bring attention to the continued discrimination and injustice faced by the Indigenous Peoples of Guatemala. Among the main priorities on the list of grievances were the discriminatory…

Only two days after the reoccupation of the Belo Monte Dam began, the fate of 170 indigenous people is at stake. Yesterday, the Federal Court in Altamira ordered them to leave by 4 pm today or they would be removed by Federal Police.

What Are Indigenous Rights?

by Britnae Purdy We throw around the term “human rights” a lot. It’s a term that gets people listening, at least for a moment – we know that human rights abuses are bad, that we’re supposed to oppose regimes that withhold human rights, that human rights are good, happy things. But really, what are we…

According to the United Nations, there are approximately 400 million Indigenous people worldwide, making up more than distinct tribes.

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Pamela Ifandy’s “Seminole Woman”, 2014

Manahatta Today: Indigenous Art of N.Y.C.

Pamela Ifandy’s “Seminole Woman”, 2014

South Dakota Sioux tribe calls Keystone XL pipeline approval 'act of war'. Tribe president says ‘I pledge my life to stop these people harming our children’, with pipeline route set to run through Rosebud reservation

South Dakota Sioux tribe calls Keystone XL pipeline approval 'act of war'

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The official poster/artwork for the second season of the "Rebel Music" series was done by Shepard Fairey. (Courtesy of MTV World) Native American Music, Native American Artists, Shepard Fairey Obey, New Poster, Native Art, Indian Art, Mtv, Rock And Roll, Rebel

Indigenous activists preview MTV's 'Rebel Music: Native America'

Indigenous activists preview MTV's 'Rebel Music: Native America' | The Music Mix | EW.com

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Colombian Indigenous Court Sentences Perpetrators of Tribe Leader Killings Using Customary Law: A Step Forward or A Step Back? Photo Credit: Cultural Survival