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Wildlife advocates, local indigenous tribes protest preparations for new border wall construction

ABC News

"We arrived last," Luz Luna told ABC News. "But we arrived." Joe Raedle/Getty Images. The federal government ...

Aboriginal Australians: Victoria to hold inquiry into impact of colonisation - BBC News


In a national first, Victoria will review abuses against Aboriginal people since British settlement.

Lithium mine pits electric cars against sacred Indigenous land – video | Environment | The Guardian

The Guardian

Plans for a lithium mine in a remote corner of the Nevada desert face opposition from nearby Indigenous communities who say the area holds ...

Endangered Languages Archive

The Endangered Languages Archive (ELAR) is a digital repository preserving and publishing multimedia collections of endangered languages. The archive ...

Canada's 'crying shame': The fields full of children's bones | Indigenous Rights | Al Jazeera

Al Jazeera

Indigenous survivors of Canada's residential schools tell the stories of those who never made it out.

Why COVID-19 is infiltrating Indigenous communities - ABC News


The COVID-19 outbreak among the Indigenous population in Moree, in regional NSW, leaves Queensland watching with trepidation.

COP26: World leaders promise to end deforestation by 2030 - BBC News


Some of this will go to developing countries to restore damaged land, tackle wildfire and support indigenous communities. More than 30 of the world's ...

Trudeau files last-ditch appeal against billions for Indigenous children | Canada | The Guardian

The Guardian

Tribunal ordered Canadian government to pay compensation to children who suffered discrimination in welfare system. Justin Trudeau in The Hague on ...

Native American legend Sitting Bull’s great-grandson identified through DNA from 130-year-old hair

Scientists have confirmed that a man who previously claimed to be the great-grandson of Sitting Bull is indeed his living descendant after analyzing DNA fragments from the legendary Native American chief's hair.

NSW police and Sydney pub to pay $60,000 to settle racism claim after Aboriginal mourners ...

The Guardian

NSW police accepted it received a call from the pub about 60 to 100 people of Aboriginal appearance becoming aggressive outside and said it responded ...

Smearing South Dakota

The Wall Street Journal

The New Republic proclaimed “South Dakota Is a Moral Sewer and Should Be Abolished.” Who knew Pierre and Sioux Falls were crime capitals? The state's ..

Aénts Chicham: new name of the Language family 'Jivaro' (2-21-20) - SALSA-Tipití

Society for the Anthropology of Lowland South America

Linguistic group 'Jivaro' changes name to 'Aénts Chicham' during the collaborative congress 'Yápankam: las voces de la investigación en la Alta ...

First Nations CEO joins Artback NT


Accessing theatre online is a post-pandemic imperative, argues playwright and performer Jamila Main. Jamila Main · News. ICYMI: ...

Aboriginal groups call on NSW government to end cultural fishing prosecutions

The Guardian

How to get the latest news from Guardian Australia. Show.

Canadian PM apologizes during visit to Indigenous school graves

La Prensa Latina

The painful discovery in Kamloops of western Canada, where colonial authorities forcibly interned the Aborigines for decades, reopened the wounds ...

 Ethics Application Support Letter Form » Aboriginal Health & Medical Research Council of NSW


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55 Indigenous people and allies arrested occupying Bureau of Indian Affairs - Indian Country Today

Indian Country Today

News Release Indigenous Environmental Network Frontline Indigenous leaders from various fossil fuel fights from across Turtle Island occupied the ...

Inside the Indigenous Fight to Save the Amazon - YouTube


In the biggest indigenous-led protest in Brazil's history, more than 6000 people rallied at the Supreme Court in September against a legal concept ...

Campaign underway to boost vaccination rates in Indigenous populations -

The National Association of Friendship Centres (NAFC) has been undergoing its latest education program to convince Indigenous people across Canada to get ...

A message from President Drake on Indigenous People's Day - UCOP Link


UC celebrates with gratitude and joy the Indigenous peoples who have endured and thrived over generations of attempted erasure and harm to their cultural, ...

Families of missing Indigenous people seek attention for their cases - The Arizona Republic

Data surrounding Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Missing and Murdered Indigenous People is limited. The data that has been collected shows only a ...

 Biden becomes first president to commemorate Indigenous Peoples' Day - The Washington Post

The Washington Post

Biden's recognition of Indigenous Peoples' Day is a reversal from his predecessor: former president Donald Trump railed against “radical activists” trying to ...

More information needed on missing, murdered Indigenous people, leaders say | State and ...

Jackson Hole News&Guide

Recent data suggest Indigenous people continue to make up a disproportionate amount of Wyoming's homicides and missing persons cases, but tribal members say ...More information needed on missing, murdered Indigenous people, leaders say | State and ...

Indigenous Peoples' Day: why it's replacing Columbus Day in many places - Westport News

Westport News

Faircloth, an enrolled member of the Coharie Tribe of North Carolina and professor of education at Colorado State University, explains the history of Indigenous ...

Amazonian preservation rests on political investment, Indigenous power - Landscape News

Landscape News

Three in the morning is when many of the Kichwa Indigenous people wake up, to sit together in the Ecuadorian Amazon and share tobacco and other herbs before ...

Indigenous Peoples in Mexico Defend Their Right to Water - Havana Times

Havana Times

HAVANA TIMES – In the San Lorenzo Huitzizilapan Otomí indigenous community, in the state of Mexico –adjacent to the country's capital–, access to water has ...

'Ida is not the end': Indigenous residents face the future on Louisiana's coast – photo essay ...

The Guardian

... battered island roads and sinking land, a swath of fresh devastation for this region's overlooked Indigenous tribal communities.

Support Network for Indigenous Women and Women of Colour hosting virtual town hall ...

The Support Network for Indigenous Women and Women of Colour is hosting a free, virtual town hall debate on Sept. 13 from 6 to 7:30 p.m..

National group recognizes Yukon teacher for bringing Indigenous culture into the classroom ...

Teaching Indigenous values. Joe said these oral stories showcase Indigenous values and lessons, and she sees them as gifts from Yukon's First Nation ...

B.C. First Nations leaders call for more Indigenous-specific drug treatment programs amid ... -

Indigenous people are overrepresented in the hard data. And the human loss, deeply felt in First Nations communities, is driving new calls for action.

Canadian academic won't use capital letters - except to acknowledge Indigenous people's ...

Fox News

Canadian academic won't use capital letters - except to acknowledge Indigenous people's struggle. The academic made her comments following the discovery of more ..

Brazil's Indigenous march to pressure court on land ruling | Star Tribune

Minneapolis Star Tribune

The group, which has been camping all week in the capital behind the National Theater, is comprised of some 6,000 people from 173 ethnic groups across the ...

COVID-19 was never supposed to get into Indigenous communities. Now it's at the 'doorstep ... - ABC

ABC Message Stick

Now, with critically low vaccination rates, Aboriginal communities fear the worst as a rapidly evolving outbreak hits communities already battling chronic ...

Canada turns to satirical Indigenous website to interpret grim news - The Guardian

The Guardian

One headline ran: “RCMP struggle to balance reconciliation with brutal attacks on First Nations people”. Other times, he draws out the absurdity of the nation's ..

UNI honors Native and Indigenous people with celebration | Local News |

Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier

“I use music, I use dance, I use this stage as a platform to deliver a message to the world: We need to recognize our Indigenous people, Indigenous communities,

Brazil: Reject Anti-Indigenous Rights Bill | Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch

But the Constitution recognizes Indigenous people's right to “the lands they traditionally occupy,” without any time limits or arbitrary cut-off date. “Approval ...

Brazil indigenous protesters camp on Bolsonaro's doorstep - France 24


The protest camp, which opened Sunday, will hold a week of demos and other activities against what the organizers, the Association of Indigenous Peoples of ...

Transitional justice for Indigenous Peoples should be a key federal election issue - The Conversation

The Conversation CA

People march in the streets in Ottawa during a rally to demand an independent investigation into Canada's crimes against Indigenous Peoples, including those ...

Over $3.5 million invested into connecting Indigenous communities to the web - My Prince ...


10 First Nations communities in the province will see the upgrades from Telus, who received $3.58 million from the program. “These projects are an important ...


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Pope canonizes 1700s missionary

Longview News-Journal

"He was excited about blazing trails, going forth to meet many people, ... offenses and crimes committed by the church against indigenous peoples.

Native title has big role in northern plan

Sky News Australia

Native title is a source of indigenous economic opportunity, it says, and the ... 'This is great news for both Aboriginal people who are seeking a real ...

Indigenous recognition: parties told compromise key on referendum question

The Guardian

The group spearheading the campaign to recognise Indigenous Australians in the constitution wants a referendum question to be finalised by the end ...

Canada aboriginal schools were 'cultural genocide': report

Yahoo! Maktoob News

Reuters/Reuters - Nurse Desrochers checks a girl's throat while other children wait in line, at the Frobish Bay Federal Hostel in Iqaluit, Nunavut, in a ...

Rassier, other UND students fight for indigenous rights of Xukuru people

Sidney Herald Leader

University of North Dakota students, under the tutelage of anthropologist Marcia Mikulak, find introspection and identity while fighting for indigenous ...

Amnesty slams Australia over detention of indigenous children

SYDNEY: The detention of indigenous children has become a national crisis in Australia, Amnesty International said on Tuesday, and demanded the ...

Toronto Star

Canada confronts dark history of residential schools

Toronto Star

OTTAWA—For more than a century, the tragic story of residential schools unfolded across Canada. Tens of thousands of aboriginal children torn from ...

Community Briefs: NAU to offer graduate certificate in Indigenous and Tribal Nation Building

Arizona Daily Sun

The NAU Department of Applied Indigenous Studies recently announced that it will now offer a graduate certificate program in Indigenous and Tribal ...

First Nations' economic clout the result of decades of court decisions

Vancouver Sun

“The history is that the province ignored First Nations for 120-some years,” says associate professor Gordon Christie, director of the indigenous legal ...

Indigenous and Tribal Nation-Building program launches at Northern Arizona University

Navajo-Hopi Observer

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. - The mission of the Graduate Certificate Program in Indigenous and Tribal Nation-Building, Leadership and Administration is to ...

Indigenous Australians and Recognition within the constitution


Submitted by news on Tue, May 26, 2015 - 12:52pm ... The current debate on recognising Indigenous and Aboriginal Australians within the country's ...


Palawan News

In a resolution of board member Cherry Pie Acosta, the board called on the National Commission on Indigenous People (NCIP) chaired by Atty.  

State of Origin - Die-hard Blues fans switching allegiance to Maroons as colour becomes an issue

Sydney Morning Herald

"My family still watch Sydney news – they consider themselves NSW people." ... Like many NSW Aboriginal people, Douglas and her family feel that the ... But many in the Indigenous community believe there is a recurring theme ...

The dark past and hopeful future of Canada's indigenous populations

Its Gossip Time

Breaking News ... The dark past and hopeful future of Canada's indigenous populations. Uncategorized May 22, 2015 ... Aboriginal-canadians-04b1.

From Indigenous Struggle to Ecosocialism


He received news from his town, and learned that Bartolome Paz had branded an indigenous peasant with a hot iron. This owner of land and people ...

Quebec Mohawks angry over local company's 'savages' T-shirt

MetroNews Canada

... and a columnist at local newspaper, The Eastern Door. “As Indigenous people we're constantly stereotyped. And that stereotype of savage is just ...

Fire in the sky: The southern lights in Indigenous oral traditions

Portal to the Universe

Your one stop news portal for all things astronomy. Portal To The Universe provides a global portal for online astronomy content, serving as an index ...

High Court Orders Belize to Recognize and Protect Maya Traditional Property and Rights

Indian Country Today Media Network

... of Belize that the Maya indigenous people of southern Belize have rights to ... which was consistent with the IACHR findings, was very good news.

Guidelines for the identification of rateable land in Indigenous local government areas

Local Government and Planning

News, media and events ..... The majority of land in an Indigenous local government area will be Aboriginal Land under the Aboriginal Land Act 1991 ...

Ethiopia: Fears Grow for Indigenous People in Path of Massive Ethiopian Dam

Dangote News

Older News; Indigenous children nine times more likely to be placed in care, report finds · The Guardian Australia (Yesterday) - Productivity ...

Conservative policies starve northern indigenous communities


Child holding sign that says, "I need milk" in Northern indigenous language and Throughout their nine years in power, the Conservative government ...

Michelle Obama Stands Up for Native Americans, Says Natives Were Stripped of Their Culture

Blue Nation Review

But in taking ownership – in that powerful moment of “we,” she acknowledges a truth that Native Americans have been trying to get people to ...

800 people march in Sydney protest against forced closure of remote Indigenous communities

Sydney Morning Herald

An estimated 800 people marched through Sydney city on Friday night to protest against the forced closure of remote Aboriginal communities.

Symposium on Natives set at NSU

Muskogee Daily Phoenix

The lectures and seminars will generally focus on topical issues, like teaching and preserving indigenous languages, Douglas said. A panel with ...

Indigenous tribe's blood returned to Brazil after decades


BBC News. An indigenous tribe in the Amazon jungle succeeds after decades of campaigning in getting back blood samples taken by US researchers ..

Malaysia's indigenous hit hard by deforestation

Yahoo! Maktoob News

Indigenous peoples' claims of ownership to their land are rarely acknowledged by the Malaysian government when it decides to grant logging ...

Planted outback Palms - DNA research correlates with ancient indigenous myth

University of Tasmania

Home · Latest News ... New research published today in Nature suggests an Aboriginal myth about the origin of a rare palm tree dates back between ...

Race rules in NT government tenders draw fire

Alice Springs News

By ERWIN CHLANDA. Companies expecting to win tenders for Territory Government work now will need to have staff that is 30% or 40% Indigenous,

Family violence and child sex abuse widely under-reported in remote indigenous communities ...

The Age

Family violence is widely tolerated in remote indigenous communities, an Australian Crime Commission taskforce has found. Cindy Gladue case sends a chilling message to indigenous women

Red Lake Nation News Homepage

She is a scholar and advocate who has worked for more than 15 years on Indigenous anti-violence and justice initiatives; Naomi Sayers is an . ABC Message Stick

NT department fined $20k over 'murderous trimming' of sacred trees

ABC Message Stick

The Northern Territory Department of Infrastructure (DoI) has been fined $20,000 after trees at a sacred Aboriginal site were felled by a ...

Qld indigenous minister moved to tears - Yahoo7

Yahoo7 News

Qld s first indigenous minister has been moved to tears during a blessing from indigenous elders Qld's first indigenous minister has been moved to ...

Native law grads in demand

UNM Daily Lobo

The Indigenous Peoples Law program provides academic course work ... He wrote this story as part of UNM's New Mexico News Port project.

Russia's indigenous Nenets mark Reindeer Herders Day with traditional Arctic races and wrestling

9ija News

For the indigenous nomadic Nenets people, Reindeer Herders' Day offers a chance to show their prowess in wrestling, high jumps and other ...

Indigenous people raise issues for UN review

The Himalayan Times

KATHMANDU: The excluded indigenous people have raised their issues for ... Nepal's most frequesntly updated news portal. ...

Dalits Echo For Ending All Forms Of Discrimination

Indigenous Voice

News & Views ... (2) Matawali (Liquor drinking, i.e. indigenous peoples);. (3) Pani ... Indigenous people of Queensland appeal to UN over fracking ...

Brisbane: Protesters stop traffic to condemn closure of Indigenous communities


[Warning: offensive language] Protesters took the streets of Brisbane's CBD on March, 19, 2015, to condemn the forced closure of remote...

Indonesia's indigenous people still suffer human rights violations, says report

Indonesia's indigenous population has suffered a long history of human rights violations says a report to be released by the country's National ...

Interview – Republic; Indigenous Constitutional Recognition

SUBJECT/S: Republic; Indigenous Constitutional Recognition; Liberals' .... Scott Morrison told Sky News this afternoon that he was talking to the ...

Patrick Dodson's heartfelt plea to Tony Abbott: Change course on indigenous policy before it's too ...

Sydney Morning Herald

Patrick Dodson, one of the country's most respected indigenous leaders, has issued an urgent plea to Tony Abbott to change track, warning that the ...

Australia's remote indigenous communities fear closure

BBC News

Derby Aboriginal elder Lorna Hudson was a child when government authorities in the 1960s moved her people from tiny Sunday Island off the remote ...

Violence against indigenous women 'dire'

Yahoo7 News

The plight of Aboriginal women suffering domestic violence should not have reached such a crisis point that it needs a non-indigenous woman such ...

Forest Carbon Assessment in the Amazon's Indigenous and Protected Areas

e-Institute - World Bank

55% of carbon in Amazon is in indigenous territories and protected lands, and much of it at risk. In this webinar, coauthors of the paper Forest carbon ...

Hundreds of faceless dolls to raise awareness of missing, murdered Indigenous women

Red Lake Nation News Homepage

The week-long exhibition of Indigenous history and. ... ...

Indigenous Nations Rally to Protect Medicine Lake from Geothermal Desecration

Daily Kos

From time immemorial, Indigenous people have made pilgrimages to the Highlands for healing, religious ceremony, and tribal gatherings. However ...

Learning Native foods, farming techniques


“So this is indigenous farming at its best. ... Americans, called The Upper Midwest Indigenous Seed Keepers Network, and it was started by gatherings ...

World opinion is against the Conservatives on missing and murdered indigenous women


Aboriginal Press News Service - The 4thWorld Newswire. ... As Friday's national roundtable on murdered and missing indigenous women meets, ...

At parallel Missing Women summit, chilling stories and calls for action

Ottawa Citizen

Julian said that after a police officer delivered the news — in a “cold” way — she was left in a hysterical state that led to a downward spiral of drugs and ...

Indigenous gay and transgender people call for support and acceptance

ABC Online

As the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras prepares for its signature parade, Indigenous marchers will be among those celebrating even though their ...

Officials meeting in Ottawa to discuss missing, murdered aboriginal women

CTV News

OTTAWA - Pressure is mounting on the federal government to take action on missing and murdered aboriginal women, with several premiers and ...

Saskatoon girl educates peers about missing and murdered aboriginal women

While some preteens might be giving presentations about their favourite hobby or what they did on their summer vacation, Valyncia Sparvier has ...

Indigenous Groups are Calling for the Decolonization of Australia

Unsettling America -

By Paul Gregoire, Vice News On February 9, members of the National ... This document calls for negotiations between the Commonwealth government and Indigenous ...