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· March, 2014

Stories about Indigenous from March, 2014

Returning Human Remains is Not an Apology, Says Namibia to Germany

  24 March 2014

Human remains who were killed during the colonial war (early 20th century) were returned to Namibia by Germany in March. However, Namibians still demand a formal apology from the German government as Tendai Marima,  a post-doctoral researcher in African literature, wrote on the Think Africa Press website : The skulls and skeletons that...

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In Peru, Racism Strikes Again

  19 March 2014

Racism is alive and well in Peru's multiethnic society. With the spread of social networks, racist practices have become a topic of debate among activists and the general public.

Can Scientists Help Preserve Latin America's Cultural Heritage?

  5 March 2014

“We would suggest you dress up a little bit more ‘formal’ when you have to interact with clients”. By “formal” he means, you have to renounce your cultural heritage because you belong to an indigenous group in Ecuador and your look is too ‘ethnic’ for business.   This is a...

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