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· June, 2012

Stories about Indigenous from June, 2012

24 June 2012

Brazil: Second Round of Occupy Belo Monte Started

UAE: Dress Code Campaign Urges Extra Inches of Clothing

Two female Emirati nationals have launched a Twitter campaign to urge expatriates and tourists to respect the cultural sensibilities of the Emirates regarding dress. Their campaign has pushed the Federal...

23 June 2012

Peru: Amazonian Indigenous Communities Protest Against Oil Pollution

The announcement that hydrocarbon reserves currently used for oil drilling will be put up for auction has put the people of the indigenous communities of the Pastaza river, in the...

21 June 2012

Journeys Through Latin America

Thanks to a collective of bloggers who are traveling through Latin America, readers from all over the world can get a glimpse of the many facets of this vast region....

10 June 2012

Brazil: Deeper Media Coverage of Belo Monte Dam Needed

A lot of information is shared daily around the world about controversy surrounding the construction of the Belo Monte dam in the Amazon. At the same time, however, it is...

1 June 2012

Kyrgyzstan: Civic Initiatives Seek to Tackle Bride-Kidnapping

Although bride kidnapping is officially a crime in Kyrgyzstan, it remains a common occurrence in the country's rural areas. With the authorities reluctant to clamp down on the practice, civil...

Peru: Conflict Between Espinar Community and Mining Company

At the time of writing this post, the socio-environmental conflict in the province of Espinar, Cusco region, between the community and the mining company Xstrata Copper - Tintaya is on...

Taiwan: Flying Fish Season on Orchid Island

Every spring, when the flying fish are carried to Taiwan by the Kuroshio Current, Tao fishermen from Orchid Island are waiting for them. In fact, Tao culture is very much...