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· October, 2014

Stories about Indigenous from October, 2014

Blogger Argues Corporate Sponsorship Cheapening Bangaldeshi Folk Culture

Online Tributes Pour in for Former Australian PM, ‘Giant’ Gough Whitlam

"Like so many of my generation I owe Mr Whitlam the privilege of a university education because he made it free of financial charges. MERCI."

Video Animation Explains How Principle of “Free Prior and Informed Consent” Can Empower Indigenous Peoples

Lightening Kills 11 Wiwa People in Colombia

Lightening struck an indigenous village this week, leaving 11 dead and another 18 injured in the Sierra Nevada of Santa Marta, Colombia.

Drones Over the Amazon on the Lookout for Environment Threats

After a workshop conducted in August 2014, indigenous leaders from Amazon regions in Peru started to discover the role drones can play in monitoring environmental threats to the rainforest.

In Latin America, Discrimination Pits Neighbour Against Neighbour

For some, there is always a reason to discriminate, whether because of socioeconomic level, race, background, or housing accommodation. Here are some examples of the current situation in Latin America.

Community Media Groups in Guatemala Document Deadly Raid on Indigenous Villages

Indigenous groups in Guatemala are facing violent attacks by police, all in response to demonstrations for land rights.

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