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Indigenous Peoples

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Peru's dam busters

Vanessa Baird discovers why the Asháninka people of the River Ene are taking a hard line against dam builders – and others.

Filed in: Dams Indigenous Peoples Peru Power Rivers

Podcast: Vanessa Baird on nature's defenders

An interview with Vanessa Baird, author of our October issue’s main feature on the indigenous peoples resisting environmentally damaging projects in South America and across the globe.

Filed in: Indigenous Peoples Peru

Interview with Adam Beach

The Canadian First Nations actor, star of Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee and US TV dramas Big Love and Law and Order, talks to Sian Griffiths about the importance of being a role model for young aboriginal kids.

Filed in: Film Indigenous Peoples Television

Hugo Blanco

Leading voice for indigenous rights, Hugo Blanco.

Filed in: Activism Environment Indigenous Peoples Peru

Vedanta undermined!

Victory for the hill tribes of India in a David and Goliath battle.

Filed in: India Indigenous Peoples Mining

Indigenous mothers-to-be: not mothers enough?

Pregnant women from indigenous communities face multiple layers of discrimination. As leaders gather in New York to discuss progress on the UN’s Millennium Development Goals, Cheryl Gallagher explains why statistics only tell half the story.

Filed in: Children Guatemala Indigenous Peoples Nicaragua Peru Reproductive Rights Women

Divorcing the US

Shane Bauer went to Pine Ridge to find out why some Native Americans have ripped up the treaties and declared an independent country – Lakotah.

Filed in: First Nations Reservations (US) Indigenous Peoples United States

Free Binayak Sen!

The arrest of a doctor who works with poor communities in central India, on trumped-up charges of associating with ‘terrorist’ Naxalites, has sparked worldwide protest. Mari Marcel Thekaekara appeals for support.

Filed in: Human Rights India Indigenous Peoples Minorities

Forest fever

It’s 2010. Brazilian activists Marcelo Calazans and Renata Valentim imagine what the future might look like if the carbon market continues to grow.

Filed in: Activism Brazil Climate Change Corporations Forests Indigenous Peoples Minorities

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