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· August, 2011

Stories about Indigenous from August, 2011

Chile: Mapuche Youth Takeover Municipal Building

Bolivia: Aymara Women Working as ‘Voceadoras’ in El Alto

Peru: Congress Passes Law Requiring Prior Consultation With Indigenous Peoples

Brazil: Global Action Against Belo Monte Dam in Images

Protests against Brazil's Belo Monte hydroelectric power plant dam have gone global. In this post, we compile a selection of photos and videos featuring the worldwide demonstrations, from the streets...

Bolivia: An Indigenous March Against an Indigenous Government

Chile: Police Prevent Reporters From Covering Raid on Mapuche Community

Madagascar: Expectant Mothers, Beware

Brazil: Construction Starts on Controversial Belo Monte Dam

Despite the protesting voices of indigenous populations and traditional settlers of Volta Grande do Xingu region, construction on Brazil's Belo Monte hydroelectric plant has begun. Protests against the project will...

Chile: Indigenous People's Education and Chilean Law

India: Nationality Debate In Mizoram

Paraguay: Uncontacted Indigenous Group in ‘Imminent Danger’

Bolivia: Indigenous Groups to March to La Paz in Protest of New Road

Mauritania: Discrimination Plagues Census

Colombia: Indigenous People March On Antioquia's Independence Day

Guatemala: Police Kill Peasant With Tear Gas Canister

Indigenous peasants living on lands claimed by landowners in Guatemala are often violently evicted from their homes by policemen and soldiers. Last week, 31-year-old Sergio de León was killed when...

Trinidad & Tobago: The Caurita Stone

Chile: Latest Developments in Mapuche Land Conflict in Ercilla

Chile: 4 Years Since Aymara Woman Detained for Losing Son

Chile: Recent Clashes in Ongoing Mapuche Land Struggle

Global Voices in Aymara: Preserving Indigenous Language Online

One of the newest Global Voices Lingua sites is also its first in an indigenous language, Aymara. This native language is spoken by more than 2 million people across the...

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