Stories about Indigenous from November, 2015
Rastafari Rootzfest Celebrates Jamaica's Emancipation of Marijuana
The Rastafari Rootzfest -- Jamaica's first ever "educational ganja festival" -- is paving the way for the island to make its mark on the emerging global marijuana industry.
Revitalizing the Yekuana Language With an Academic Perspective
A Yekuana indigenous student prepares his senior thesis about the relation between orality, information, and communication technologies.
Lumad Indigenous Peoples in the Philippines Speak Out Against Abuses
“The Philippine Army destroyed our school. They even burned our agricultural cooperative. I experienced getting jailed and now face trumped-up charges of kidnapping. We miss our ancestral land."
Indigenous Communities Live Complex Lives in a Disputed Corner of South America
Around 159,542 sq. km (61,600 sq. mi) of territory is disputed by Guayana and Venezuela. Indigenous groups pay a high price for living in this no man's land.
These Paintings Depict the Indigenous Peoples’ Struggle Against Exploitation in the Philippines
The Philippines has an estimated 14 million indigenous peoples. The majority are living in remote villages threatened by destructive mining, development aggression, and militarization.