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Stories about Indigenous
24 March 2017
In the early twentieth century, the German Empire committed a holocaust against 65,000 Herero and 10,000 Nama. A century later, Namibia is fighting for justice.
1 March 2017
News coverage of Standing Rock may reflect the state of national inexperience with discussions about Native American sovereignty.
"...if you give young women a chance by giving them an education, they can become valuable," says director Samantha Grant about her film "Daughters of the Forest".
15 February 2017
Pour tea sparingly, wave money at a full moon, burn plenty of pine needles and tell your nightmares to running water.
31 January 2017
"Language work is the best thing I can do. Who wants to go out and do other things, when I can be saving our languages?"
28 January 2017
Against a backdrop of legal complexities and state repression, a Mapuche community in Patagonia is fighting against the Italian textile giant Benetton to regain ownership of their ancestral lands.
10 January 2017
"Battle of the Saucepans" helped the community to view women as not only participants in the fight, but as protagonists. Just as they are in real life.
9 January 2017
30 December 2016
Here's a list of 41 Global Voices stories about the strength and creativity of the human spirit, proving that 2016 wasn't an annus horribilis through and through.
14 December 2016
"What is important to these rich men is to conclude the work and pocket all the profits, solidifying the appropriation of the Yaqui Territory.”
13 December 2016
9 December 2016
Bolivia's 37 official languages makes the country cultural and linguistically diverse. However, that diversity is not always seen on the internet.
27 November 2016
"It's impossible to live in the Xingu River today. I don't stand a chance. People use to live well. Now they survive," one local woman said.
22 November 2016
Jeremy Barrios' killing puts another name in the list of human environmentalists to be silenced in the region and raises concern about the State's incapability to protect its own citizens.
13 November 2016
Despite laws, a supposedly free educational system and agreements to protect children, many girls from Paraguay's poorest communities must submit themselves to "criadazgo" in order to access formal education.
6 November 2016
This Museum in a Protest Camp Documents the Struggles of Lumad Indigenous Peoples in the Philippines
"This museum is unlike modern or academic museums that tend to treat indigenous images and things merely as pretty relics for display,"
26 October 2016
Ethnic Kachin oppose the dam not only because it puts lives at risk, but also because it endangers the historically valuable Irrawaddy River
21 October 2016
The extreme Mexican left hints at nominating an indigenous woman for the 2018 presidential election. Meanwhile, in Chiapas, women are forced to renounce their positions because of their gender.
In an effort to bring together digital activists in Ecuador, a recent workshop was held in Otavalo to continue the movement to promote the Kichwa language online.