Udall Calls for Urgent Action on Dakota Pipeline To Protect Tribal Rights, Safety Of Demonstrators

Udall Calls for Urgent Action on Dakota Pipeline To Protect Tribal Rights, Safety Of DemonstratorsToday, U.S. Senator Tom Udall, incoming vice chairman of the Senate Indian Affairs Committee, condemned the violence against Tribal members, called on President Barack Obama to take urgent action to protect the protesters and address their concerns about how the pipeline could harm the water quality near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation.

Remote Amazon Tribe Kills Illegal Gold Miners

Remote Amazon Tribe Kills Illegal Gold MinersMembers of a remote Amazon rainforest indigenous tribe have shot dead six illegal gold miners with arrows, Brazilian officials said Friday.

Ceremonial Sweat Lodge Unveiled at Edmonton Public School

Ceremonial Sweat Lodge Unveiled at Edmonton Public SchoolThe ribbon was cut Friday to unveil the new building, which has been a long-time dream for the school's elder and spiritual leader.

Oil Company Surrenders 15 Land Leases on Sacred Native American Land

Oil Company Surrenders 15 Land Leases on Sacred Native American LandDuring a ceremony in Washington, DC this Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Interior announced it was canceling 15 energy exploration leases on land that is sacred to Native Americans.

New Photos of Uncontacted Brazilian Tribe Mark First Sighting in Over a Year

New Photos of Uncontacted Brazilian Tribe Mark First Sighting in Over a YearStriking new aerial photographs of an uncontacted tribe in the Brazilian Amazon highlight the importance of protecting their territory from the growing threat of illegal mining, according to indigenous rights campaigners.