Indigenous Peoples in the age of COVID-19

Indigenous Peoples in the age of COVID-19

Laura Hobson Herlihy and Daniel Bagheri Sarvestani

Second attempt to legislate peaceful protest in South Dakota ‘unnecessary’

By Talli Nauman
PIERRE, S.D. — Gov. Kristi Noem’s second attempt to pass a “riot boosting” law succeeded when the 2020 South Dakota State Legislature approved it, despite critics’ claim that it is an unnecessary effort to regulate peaceful protest. Noem reintroduced the...

Water Protectors Name and Shame Chase Bank to Divest From Fossil Fuels in solidarity with Wet’suwet’en

By Water Protectors
After over a decade of Wet’suwet’en on the front lines of pipeline construction in so called Northern Canada, local Front Range community members and Indigenous activists from the Arapaho nation are joined by water protectors from around the world to...

Honoring Selena Not Afraid

By Talli Nauman
HARDIN, Mont. – In honor of missing and murdered indigenous women, a group of relay runners who took off from the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation on Jan. 24, joined others at the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation on Jan. 25, and...

EVO MORALES AND THE BOLIVIAN SPRING

By Gilber Mamani
Revolution, counterrevolution, or coup d’état? The turn of events in Bolivia after the October elections has been so rapid, surreal and tragic that some of us are still adjusting to our new reality. There are so many opinions inside and...

Evangelical gangs in Rio de Janeiro wage ‘holy war’ on Afro-Brazilian faiths

By Robert Muggah
The expression “evangelical drug trafficker” may sound incongruous, but in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro, it’s widespread. Charismatic Christianity is on the rise across Brazil. Slightly less than a third of all Brazilians identify as evangelical, up from...

Indigenous Rights Report #25

By Teodora Corina Hasegan
This is the Indigenous Rights Report for the week of December 7, 2019. In this week’s report: Indigenous activists protest proposal of massive Alberta oilsands mine Native American COP25 delegation removed from US Embassy Melanesian Indigenous Alliance calls for protection...

Mortar attack disrupts talks between indigenous U’wa and Colombia government

By Adriaan Alsema
A mortar attack disrupted a meeting between government officials, state-run oil company Ecopetrol and indigenous authorities in northeast Colombia on Thursday. President Ivan Duque and indigenous organization ONIC fiercely rejected the apparent mortar attack in the municipality of Cubara, Boyaca...

What the COP 25 demonstrations mean for Indigenous rights

By Gabrielle Lipton
On 11 December 2019, activist demonstrations at the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Madrid (COP 25) escalated into a pinnacle moment of the conference and highlighting the anger felt by climate change activists around perceived inaction of chief decision-makers and...

At COP 25, youth and Indigenous activism align with concerns over Article 6

By Gabrielle Lipton
On 11 December, two and a half days shy of the end of the U.N. Climate Change Conference in Madrid (COP 25) and minutes before the start of a high-level session, one of the COP’s keynote events in which U.N....

Native leaders are raising environmental justice demands at COP25

By Talli Nauman
MADRID – Indigenous delegations from around the globe raised environmental justice demands and awareness during negotiations here of the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change Dec. 2-13. Participants haled from the tar-sands oilfields of Canada’s aboriginal boreal forests, to the...

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