New Internationalist

Indigenous Peoples

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Is this the end of the world?

Anna-Claire Bevan says 21 December Doomsday hype could cause tension between the Guatemalan government and Mayan community.

Filed in: Guatemala Indigenous Peoples Tourism

‘Life yes, gold no!’

Peru’s gold rush threatens indigenous communities’ right to water. Roxana Olivera meets one of the faces behind the struggle, Máxima Acuña.

Filed in: Indigenous Peoples Mining Peru Water

Frankglenstrata: the birth of a mining monster?

The takeover of Xstrata by the equally monstrous Glencore is bad news for human and environmental rights, says Richard Solly

Filed in: Environment Human Rights Indigenous Peoples Mining United Kingdom

Jharkhand – an adivasi extravaganza

The diversity and cultural richness of India’s indigenous groups leaves Mari Marcel Thekaekara stunned after attending a Tribal Cultural Festival.

Filed in: Culture India Indigenous Peoples

British connection to Amazon atrocities

David Hill says the centenary of the Putumayo massacre is a reminder of why ‘progress’ gets such a bad name.

Filed in: Colombia Indigenous Peoples United Kingdom

The fight’s not over yet, say Peru’s dam busters

Asháninka communities are locked in a cold war with the government and their neighbours says Izzi Myers.

Filed in: Activism Human Rights Indigenous Peoples Peru

A tarred reputation

Danny Chivers on how the UK Tar Sands Network got a room of influential delegates to laugh at the Canadian Environment Minister.

Filed in: Activism Canada Climate Change Environment Indigenous Peoples Oil Politics

You can’t replace a forest

Calling a plantation a ‘forest’ is like branding a big swimming pool a ‘lake’ says Friends of the Earth’s Isaac Rojas.

Filed in: Environment Indigenous Peoples

Lessons of the past for young Adivasi

In her latest post from India, Mari Marcel Thekaekara explains how a group of local indigenous children gained pride in their ancestry.

Filed in: Education India Indigenous Peoples

Western Sahara’s waiting game

The struggle of the indigenous Sahrawi people of Africa’s last colony is long - and largely ignored, writes filmmaker Dominic Brown.

Filed in: Indigenous Peoples Morocco Western Sahara

'At home in this universe': Alice Walker in her own words

The award-winning author, poet and activist considers herself above all a daughter of the Earth, as she explains to Frank Barat.

Filed in: Culture Indigenous Peoples Women

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