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‘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

A bit of healthy non-competition

As Olympic fever fades, Mari Marcel Thekaekara celebrates a less ruthless approach to play seen in India’s indigenous communities.

Filed in: Children India Indigenous Peoples

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