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· November, 2011

Stories about Indigenous from November, 2011

30 November 2011

Peru: Conga Mining Project Suspended in Wake of Public Pressure

Protesting residents have managed to temporarily suspend operations of the Conga gold mining project, but protests continue all the same in support of the project's definitive cancellation. At the heart...

Chile: Mapuche Protest Militarization and Project to Build Airport

28 November 2011

Guatemala: Survivors’ Testimonies Help Define Genocide in Online Documentary

Venezuela: World Meeting of Body Art Takes Over Caracas

This year, Caracas hosted The World Meeting of Body Art and some of its most striking expressions were shared through citizen media. Among these creations, indigenous peoples of Venezuela were...

10 November 2011

Chile: Netizens Denounce Police Violence in Mapuche Community

Using social media, netizens share and comment on photos that show a police deployment in the Mapuche community Wente WinKul Mapu Lof Chequenco, Ercilla.

Colombia: Massive National Mobilization Rejecting Reform of Law 30

Bangladesh: Ethnic Minorities Or Indigenous People

2 November 2011

Philippines: Tributes for Murdered Italian Missionary

Father Fausto Tentorio was an Italian missionary serving indigenous communities in the hinterlands of the southern Philippine island of Mindanao. His cold-blooded murder, alleged by state forces, has drawn widespread...

1 November 2011

Global Voices Podcast: Bridging the Language Gaps

In this edition of the Global Voices Podcast we discuss languages that are hard to find on the internet. Are you from a place where your mother tongue is not...

Brazil: #OccupyBeloMonte Evicted from Dam Construction Site

On October 27, indigenous groups from the Xingu river area in Brazil occupied the construction site of the controversial Belo Monte dam. #OccupyBeloMonte, however, only lasted until the following day....

Ecuador: Leaning to Make Colada Morada for Day of the Dead

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