Stories about Indigenous from October, 2016
Locals Want a Disruptive Dam Project in Northern Myanmar Terminated Once and for All
Ethnic Kachin oppose the dam not only because it puts lives at risk, but also because it endangers the historically valuable Irrawaddy River
An Indigenous Woman Could Be a Presidential Candidate in Mexico Two Years From Now
The extreme Mexican left hints at nominating an indigenous woman for the 2018 presidential election. Meanwhile, in Chiapas, women are forced to renounce their positions because of their gender.
Ecuador Workshop Connects Digital Activists for the Good of the Kichwa Language On the Internet
In an effort to bring together digital activists in Ecuador, a recent workshop was held in Otavalo to continue the movement to promote the Kichwa language online.
In Venezuela, Indigenous Communities’ Struggles With Mining Are Far From Over
"With this decree, illegal mining in the Caura becomes legalized. Now they are definitely going to kill us."
Indigenous, Student and Afro Communities in Colombia Are Not Taking ‘No’ for an Answer
Communities from the most affected areas in Colombia's armed conflict took the streets of the capital to protest against the results of the referendum and support the peace agreement.
A US City Recognizes Its Native American Past, Present, and Future
“History from his perspective is told by victor, and in our case the conqueror...Colonial perspectives of our history do not work for us. They’re wrong.”
Turkish Village Preserves “Bird Language” in a Cell-Phone World
“Our purpose is to promote bird language to our country and to the world.”
Why Is Indigenous Singer Delfín Quishpe Such a Polarizing Figure in Latin America?
"Why should I worry about what people say? Everyone has their culture."