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· June, 2009

Stories about Indigenous from June, 2009

24 June 2009

Fiji: A roadmap towards elections?

Fiji’s Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama told an audience his government will soon begin work on the country’s new constitution and a “road map” to elections set to take place in...

22 June 2009

Caribbean: Following the path of the Caribs

Since the beginning of 2009, French West Indians have questioned their identity, their national heritage and their present-day situation in different ways. Kintamingo Ema, a Martinican blog, presents an initiative...

14 June 2009

Cambodia: Controversial Angkor Wat lighting project

To promote "night lighting" tours and to reverse the 20 per cent drop in visitors, the Cambodian government has installed artificial lighting in the 11th century-old Angkor Wat Temple. This...

8 June 2009

Peru: Video Interview with Hilaria Supa

Peru: Responsibility for the Casualties in Amazon Conflict

Many bloggers are criticizing Peruvian President Alan García and his government for their failure to enforce treaties and agreements that require the consultation with local communities before any action take...

5 June 2009

Peru: Clashes Break Out in the Amazon Region

The continuing tense situation in the Amazon Region of Peru has taken a turn for the worst with reports of clashes between indigenous protestors and the police. These protests have...

Peru: Death Toll Rises From Clashes in Jungle Region

India: Do Not Evict The Chakmas

3 June 2009

Bolivia: Farewell to Aymara Hip Hop Artist Abraham Bojorquez

The sudden death of Bolivian hip-hop artist Abraham Bojorquez was especially hard on residents of El Alto, the city from which he hailed. A victim of a traffic accident, Bojorquez...

Guatemala: The Murder of Father Rosebaugh in the Ixcán

One week after the murder of Rodrigo Rosemberg and the infamous video, another violent murder took place in the Ixcán region of Guatemala. Armed men intercepted the car carrying 5...

Fiji: ‘A Christian state'?

Fiji’s government has canceled this year’s conference of the Methodist church, claiming the week-long meeting would foster instability. The move was announced from a statement from government police and military...

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