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· March, 2013

Stories about Indigenous from March, 2013

25 March 2013

String of Killings Leaves Five Guatemalan Activists Dead

Although Guatemala is taking a giant step towards justice by prosecuting former dictator Efraín Rios Montt for genocide, problems with violence and impunity continue unresolved. In less than one month,...

Brazil Violently Ousts Indigenous Village Ahead of World Cup

Brazilian police violently evicted a group of indigenous people from a building they had occupied in Rio de Janeiro to make way for a sports museum, the latest in a...

21 March 2013

PHOTOS: Once Upon a Time in Madagascar

With the same desire to honor and archive Madagascar's history, two Facebook pages are archiving vintage pictures of the cities and the Malagasy people: Madagascar Hier (Yesterday's Madagascar) and Il...

Colombia's Indigenous Set Development Goals

18 March 2013

A Look Inside the Indigenous University of Venezuela

Rising Voices

What is it like to be a student at the Indigenous University of Venezuela? Three students from the department of edu-communication recently took part in a workshop led by Rising...

14 March 2013

Peru: Four Years of Uncertainty for Defendants in ‘Baguazo’ Clashes

Almost four years after clashes in Bagua left an official death toll of 34 (including 23 policemen), the legal status of 53 indigenous men indicted in the death of 12...

12 March 2013

Indian Censor Board Restricts Papilio Buddha, A Gandhi Critic Movie

Papilio Buddha, a Malaylam language feature film, had initially been banned by the Indian censor board for defaming the Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi until it got cleared for...

8 March 2013

Beauty & the Beast? “Ethnic” Pageant Winner Enrages Russian Nationalists

RuNet Echo

When top Russian blogger Rustem Adagamov posted the news of Abdrazakova's victory in the 2013 Miss Russia pageant on his blog, along with some her photographs, his post attracted comments...

6 March 2013

Nigerians Shake Up Twitter with Yoruba-Language Tweets

Twitter was abuzz with Yoruba, one of the three major indigenous languages spoken in Nigeria, on March 1, 2013 as speakers of the language lit up the microblogging site with...

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