Jaguar Used in Olympic Ceremony Shot in Brazil

Jaguar Used in Olympic Ceremony Shot in BrazilSAO PAULO (AP) — A jaguar used in an Olympic torch relay ceremony was shot to death after it escaped its leash and tried to attack a soldier, the Brazilian army said Tuesday.

Native American Tribe Takes On The King Of Beers

Native American Tribe Takes On The King Of BeersThis week, the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina filed a suit against Anheuser-Busch and its distributor for using the tribe’s official logo and slogan in a local marketing campaign for beer.

Brazilian indigenous Land Activist Killed in Conflict with Farmers – Government Agency

Brazilian indigenous Land Activist Killed in Conflict with Farmers – Government AgencyAn indigenous activist was shot dead in southwestern Brazil and at least six others seriously wounded when their camp was attacked by armed farmers, a government agency said.

Beardy's and Okemasis First Nation Hosts Inaugural Two Spirit Parade

BeardyThe Beardy’s and Okemasis First Nation banded together on June 9 to host the first-ever Two Spirit and Pride parade on a reserve. Two-spirited people have existed throughout history in many First Nation communities across North America.

Indigenous Groups Pressured to Give Up Lands for Doubtful Nicaragua Canal

Indigenous Groups Pressured to Give Up Lands for Doubtful Nicaragua CanalThe only people watching over Nicaragua Canal land use negotiations between Nicaragua’s government and indigenous leaders have been masked policemen, according to indigenous reports. No international observers have been present.