New Internationalist

Indigenous Peoples

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Some thoughts on becoming a woman in India

In some Indian communities a girl’s first period is treated with great fanfare, in others it is a carefully kept secret, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India Indigenous Peoples

The cycle diaries: into ‘real’ India

A bike ride through the heart of India to raise money for indigenous children captured the imagination of everyone involved, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: India Indigenous Peoples

Victory for Asháninka against Amazonian dam-builders

Respect for indigenous rights leads to company pull-out on controversial dam project in Peru, reports Vanessa Baird.

Filed in: Human Rights Indigenous Peoples Peru

Let's make the economy work for the people

With the wealth gap widening, Mari Marcel Thekaekara on a plan to link ethical investors with producers and consumers all over the world.

Filed in: Corporations Ethical Consumerism India Indigenous Peoples Society

Avatar for real

From Canada to Congo, from India to Australia, indigenous communities are fighting for their lives and livelihoods.

Filed in: Environment Indigenous Peoples Mining

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

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