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· January, 2010

Stories about Indigenous from January, 2010

Haiti, Poland: “Lost Polish Tribe on Haiti”

Australia: An Australia Day of Celebration and Protest

Celebrated on January 26, this year's Australia Day was characterized by an increase of flag-waving patriotism. However, the day was also commemorated with the Great Australian Internet Blackout, where Australians...

Nigeria: Bloggers discuss the massacre in Jos

On January 17th, violence erupted in the central Nigerian city of Jos. In the following hours, reports of the conflict spread as witnesses reported mobs armed with knives and machetes...

Chile: Modern Day Human Rights for the Mapuche

The Museum of Memory in Chile documents human rights abuses during the Pinochet dictatorship. During its inauguration, 2 Mapuche women interrupted President Bachelet's speech, reminding the country that there are...

Jamaica, Haiti: Using the Language

Morocco: A Case for the Moroccan Sahara

Canada: Aboriginal Youth Suicides Hit Crisis Rate

Suicide rates have declined in Canada but not in Aboriginal communities, particularly among the youth. Suicide among Aboriginal youth continues to occur at alarming rates, leading to crisis-like situations in...

Mexico: The Choir of Acteal Sings for Peace and Justice

Soon after the Massacre of Acteal in Chiapas, Mexico in 1997, the Choir of Acteal began to use their song to demand peace and to call for justice for those...

Algeria: Indigenous March for Autonomy

Indigenous Algerian Kabyles took to the streets demanding more autonomy from the central state. Amidst a media blackout imposed by the authorities, supporters of the marchers reported the event on...

Haiti: Power of Music

Ecuador: Radio Voice of Arutam Taken Off the Air

Radio Voice of Arutam, which broadcasts to the indigenous community of the Shuar, was taken off the air because the Ecuadorian government said that it had incited violence during protests...

Taiwan: How the Puyuma people started Year 2010

The Puyuma tribe is one of the indigenous groups in Taitung County along Taiwan’s East Coast. The Nanwang Village, the leading village of this tribe, holds the Monkey Ceremony and...

Avatar: For or Against Indigenous Rights?

Bloggers worldwide are discussing the themes in the wildly successful film Avatar by James Cameron. Is it racist in its depiction of an extra-terrestrial indigenous tribe?

Taiwan: Teaching anthropology in Hualien

Morocco: First Indigenous TV Channel Launched

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