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· October, 2008

Stories about Indigenous from October, 2008

Malaysia's Jungle Spirits

Lush with primary and secondary virgin jungle, Malaysians have long held a respect for the forests. It also helps that myths, whether bearing down from the forefathers or from urban...

Haiti, D.R.: Rediscovering Atlantis?

Bolivia: Introduction to the Language of Guaraní

Brazil: Grandma Aggie, Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers and the Pope

Guyana: Social Services

Iraq: Assassination for All Iraqi Interpreters!!!

This is the view that Iraqi Interpreter took of a decision made by the commander of the Multinational Forces in Iraq. Under a new rule, Iraqis who work alongside American...

Brazilian myths and haunts on the Lusosphere – Part 2

On the first article of this series, we searched Brazilian websites that could tell us some stories about the haunts and the mythical beings of Brazilian folklore. Now, in the...

Colombia: Indigenous Protests and Murders Under Media Blackout

Indigenous groups in the Cauca region of Colombia have been marching and protesting their way to Cali, one of the countries larger cities. Accusations of government fire weapon usage against...

Bolivia: Pro-Government March Arrives to La Paz

Tens of thousands of peasants, miners, coca-growers, and other supporters of the government of Evo Morales arrived in La Paz on Monday. What had originally started as a march to...

Pakistan: Tribal leaders targeted by militants

Canada: Indigenous Femicide on the Spotlight

Canadian documentary which is bringing to public attention the disappearances and murders of more than 500 aboriginal women in Canada in the past 30 years. The film is called Finding...

Traditional Lao wedding

Brazilian myths and haunts on the Lusosphere – Part 1

The first of three articles that will take us around the virtual campfire to hear stories about ghosts and enchantment from Brazilian folklore: Cuca, Negrinho do Pastoreio, Boitatá and Curupira,...

Grenada: Artefact

Bangladesh: Tea plantation workers

Israel: Yom Kippur Reminder

Laos: Rituals of moving into a new house

Brazil: Do deforestation and elections mix?

What is the link between recent deforestation rate increases in the Amazon and the upcoming Brazilian municipal elections in October 5?

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