After hundreds of indigenous representatives and their allies blocked the entrances to Panama’s Ministry of the Environment, the director of MiAmbiente sat down to negotiate land rights petitions.
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For the first time in the history of Peru, two indigenous communities have been officially accredited as Forest Monitors by the State.
RFUS’s partners, the Wapichan communities in Guyana, have joined together to create a website and mapping portal that shares their story, culture, and vision.
Analysis of satellite images reveals that indigenous communities with rights to their territories keep fires out, even as national parks and other surrounding areas are devastated by fire.
State sanctioned violence is on the rise against indigenous peoples in Brazil. In the midst of this tragedy, Rainforest Foundation figurehead Sting reaffirms his support for the rainforest’s native peoples.
After nine years of struggle, the native Shipibo-Conibo communities of Nuevo Saposoa and Patria Nueva were granted land title expansions. But they still face opposition and violence from coca growers.
After a historic meeting of indigenous representatives from across Guyana’s Region 7, the council issues a formal statement about their land rights, addressed to national government.
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After 52 years of armed conflict, the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia reached a definitive peace agreement. The conflict disproportionately affected the country’s indigenous population.
Panama recently passed Law 81, securing indigenous collective rights, and reaffirming the importance of the UN’s role in securing global human rights.
The Northern Peruvian Pipeline hemmorhaged oil into Peru’s Marañon River for the fourth time, affecting the indigenous communities that live along its shores.
This International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples shines a light on inequalities in indigenous education.