Stories about Indigenous from November, 2016
One Year on, Belo Monte Dam Is a Nightmare for Indigenous Peoples in Brazil
"It's impossible to live in the Xingu River today. I don't stand a chance. People use to live well. Now they survive," one local woman said.
Another Young Environmentalist Is Murdered in Guatemala
Jeremy Barrios' killing puts another name in the list of human environmentalists to be silenced in the region and raises concern about the State's incapability to protect its own citizens.
In Paraguay, Many of the Country's Poorest Girls Undergo Slavery Just to Receive an Education
Despite laws, a supposedly free educational system and agreements to protect children, many girls from Paraguay's poorest communities must submit themselves to "criadazgo" in order to access formal education.
This Museum in a Protest Camp Documents the Struggles of Lumad Indigenous Peoples in the Philippines
"This museum is unlike modern or academic museums that tend to treat indigenous images and things merely as pretty relics for display,"