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· January, 2011

Stories about Indigenous from January, 2011

Mexico: Indigenous Rights Advocate, Bishop Samuel Ruiz, Dies

On January 24th, Bishop Samuel Ruiz Garcia passed away at the age of 86. He was known for his work as an advocate of the rights of the indigenous Mayan...

Brazil: Belo Monte Dam returns to the spotlight

The Brazilian government expressed its wish to start building the controversial Belo Monte hydroelectric dam in 2011. Immediately, a virtual mobilization against the project broke out. In spite of the...

Mexico: The Passing of Indigenous Rights Supporter Bishop Samuel Ruiz

Guatemala: President Colom calls Rigoberta Menchu a “Fabrication” in Latest Wikileaks Cable

Mexico: Indigenous Town Burned by Arsonists

Paraguay: Government Enacts Law on Languages

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