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· May, 2011

Stories about Indigenous from May, 2011

28 May 2011

Peru: Growing Debate Regarding Genetically Modified Farming

The official signing of Decree 003, which permits the import of genetically modified seeds into the country, continues to generate debate between those in favor of the widespread use of...

Peru: Protests Against Mining Projects in Puno

11 May 2011

Mexico: Day 3: Thousands of Zapatistas Join National ‘March for Peace’

During its third day, thousands of Zapatistas joined the national march for peace, justice and dignity, denouncing the violence created by the War on Drugs. Protesters also met many of...

10 May 2011

Bolivia: Keeping Aymara Alive Through TV?

USA: Native Americans Take Offense at Osama Nickname

For the United States government, "Geronimo EKIA" (Enemy Killed In Action) is the code for Osama Bin Laden's death. For many Native Americans, however, comparing their folk hero Geronimo to...

5 May 2011

Japan: Sanka, Legendary Gypsies Living in the Wild

A documentary has recently revived interest in the existence of the 'Sanka', a group of people who are said to have lived in the remote mountains and plains of the...

1 May 2011

Argentina: Indigenous Protests in Downtown Buenos Aires

Since Monday April 25, activists from the Qom community, an indigenous group from the province of Formosa in Argentina, started a roadblock on the 9 de Julio Avenue, in the...

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