Native leaders are raising environmental justice demands at COP25

Native leaders are raising environmental justice demands at COP25

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Indigenous Rights Report #24

By Teodora Corina Hasegan
This is the Indigenous Rights Report for the week of November 30, 2019. In this week’s report: Court to decide whether Indigenous people can be deported from Australia Bipartisan Bill introduced in House to improve housing conditions in Indian Country...

Indigenous Colombians say they will ‘take’ presidential palace unless President speaks to them

By Adriaan Alsema
If Colombia’s President Ivan Duque doesn’t respond to native Colombians’ concerns before Saturday, 30,000 of them will travel to Bogota and “take” the presidential palace, a representative said Thursday. The indigenous ultimatum is the latest escalation of pressure on Duque,...

Trump’s border wall threatens an Arizona oasis with a long, diverse history

By Jared Orsi
A few hundred yards from the Mexican border in southern Arizona lies a quiet pond, about the size of two football fields, called Quitobaquito. About 10 miles to the east, heavy machinery grinds up the earth and removes vegetation as...

Indigenous Rights Report #23

By Teodora Corina Hasegan
This is the Indigenous Rights Report for the week of November 23, 2019. In this week’s Report: Nine Pemon peoples killed in Venezuela New set of Equator Principles criticized for failing to uphold Indigenous rights A resurgence in Indigenous governance...

New measures could help tribal citizens who suffer from oil industry pollution

By Talli Nauman
MANDAREE, N. D. – New oil-and-gas pipeline protection measures could help people like Mandan Hidatsa & Arikara tribal member Lisa Deville and her family, who suffer from pollution leaking into air, land and water at the heart of the fracking...

Indigenous protesters in southwest Colombia block highway to Ecuador

By Adriaan Alsema
Protesters have blocked the highway that connects much of Colombia with Ecuador in the latest escalation of anti-government protests on Wednesday. Indigenous protesters blocked the Pan-American highway in Caldono, a locality between Cali and Popayan, and are intermittently allowing passage,...

2 Million Americans Lack Clean Water Access, Especially Native Americans

By Jordan Davidson
Native Americans are disproportionately without access to clean water, according to a new report, “Closing the Water Access Gap in the United States: A National Action Plan,” which shows that more than two million Americans do not have access to...

Climate policy should reflect the resilience of northern Indigenous communities

By Mylène Ratelle and Francis Paquette
This year, Canada experienced record-breaking temperatures across the nation, with a larger increase above normal temperatures in the north than in the south. Canada’s annual average temperature has warmed 1.7C since 1948, but in northern Canada it has increased by...

Tribes Halt Major Copper Mine on Ancestral Lands in Arizona

By Alison Cagle
Rising above the Arizona desert, the Santa Rita Mountains cradle 10,000 years of Indigenous history. The Tohono O’odham Nation, Pascua Yaqui Tribe, and Hopi Tribe, among numerous other tribes, have worshipped, foraged, hunted, and laid their ancestors to rest in...

Indigenous Rights Report #22

By Teodora Corina Hasegan
This is the Indigenous Rights Report for the week of November 16. In this week’s report: Indigenous blood samples return to Galiwin’ku after 50 years in medical storage Brazil prosecutors push soy, cattle Moratorium to protect the Natives US settlement...

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