Stories about Indigenous from November, 2014
Recreating Life of Comechingon People
Villa de Merlo, in the province of San Luis, was home of one of many indigenous communities that settled in the territory of what we now know as the Republic of Argentina. Wenceslao Bottaro tells us about the Theme Park Yucat Land of Comechingones, which teach us about this culture:...
How Many Animals Will Die in This Year’s Gadhimai Festival in Nepal?
Nepal's Gadhimai festival will welcome hundreds of thousands of pilgrims and about half a million of animals, whose gruesome fate increasingly concerns local and international rights activists.
Forget Ice Water, Take the Indigenous Language Challenge Instead
Instead of pouring buckets of ice water on their heads, these passionate advocates have accepted the challenge to use indigenous languages on video.
A Network of Indigenous Language Digital Activists in Mexico
Rising Voices co-organized a gathering for Indigenous Language Digital Activists in Oaxaca, Mexico to help build a network to help revitalize indigenous languages through the use of participatory digital media.
VIDEO: How a Laos Dam Project Could Endanger Communities in Cambodia
EarthRights International has uploaded a video about the threat posed by a mega dam construction in Laos to communities situated along the Mekong River in Cambodia. Laos and Cambodia are neighbors in the Southeast Asian region.
Quechua-Speaking Bolivian Woman, Denied an Interpreter for Years, Sentenced to Life in Prison in Argentina
Reina Maraz, who barely speaks or understands Spanish, was earlier convicted of the murder of her husband.