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Earlier this year, the Quechua People in the Peruvian state of Cusco, launched an ambitious plan to send 1,500 varieties of Potato to the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in the Arctic Circle. It was first time Indigenous Peoples ever contributed to the underground vault, which already houses more than 90,000 seed samples from around the […]
A Purepecha community is standing up to organized criminal gangs in the state of Michoacan, western Mexico. On April 15, Purepechas from the indigenous community of Cherán detained a group of five loggers who were attempting to transport illegally-logged timber from their land. Hoping to turn the loggers in, the Purepechas later informed local authorities […]
Hundreds of Maasai, Sukuma, Barbaig and Taturu pastoralists are refusing to leave the Maswa Game Reserve because of their historical ties to the land. The Tanzania government wants the pastoralists out of the reserve, which borders the world-famous Serengeti National Park, because of an all-too-familiar claim: “environmental degradation concerns”. Below, an article by IPP Media […]
The Court of Queen’s Bench has forced the Alberta government to halt work on a campground expansion project within the Cold Lake First Nation’s (CLFN) traditional territory in northern Alberta. The ruling also brings an end to the cultural camp the Dene Nation organized on May 6, to physically prevent any work from taking place […]
A Chinese dam project threatens Central America’s largest tropical rainforest and local Indigenous peoples: the Tawahka, Miskito, Pech and Garifuna. The Patuca River, located in northeastern Honduras, is the second largest river in Central America. it flows for approximately 10 miles before crossing the Mosquito Coast and pouring into the Caribbean Sea. Thousands of Indigenous […]
CBC video journalist Peter Wall returns to Grassy Narrows, 40 years after the community was poisoned with Mercury. Forty years after Dryden Chemical Company dumped 20,000 pounds of mercury into the Wabigoon River, with the Ontario government’s expressed consent, the people of Grassy Narrows continue to suffer the effects of mercury poisoning. Dryden Chemical Company, […]
On March 3, 2011, Colombia’s Constitutional Court issued an historic ruling, “unconditionally” recognizing one of the most critical human rights for Indigenous Peoples: the Right to Free, Prior, and Informed Consent (FPIC). Cultural Survival reports. In a historic ruling in favor of Indigenous Peoples’ rights, Colombia’s Constitutional Court halted three industrial projects for not properly […]
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