Amazon Land Battle Pits Indigenous Villagers Against Might of Ecuador State
Military drones and police helicopters circle above the Shuar indigenous village of El Tink, an Amazonian community in Ecuador where a high-profile dispute against a Chinese copper mine has become a standoff and a siege.Fighting for Their Lives, Indigenous People Rise Up Around the World
Deep inside the Ecuadorian Amazon rainforest, Native women are rising up, more than 3,000 miles south of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation.Standing Rock Protesters to Lead Washington DC March Urging Donald Trump to Discuss Indigenous Right
Standing Rock protesters are heading to the US capital for four days of demonstrations against the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline and to raise awareness of other issues affecting Native Americans.Ancient Indigenous Communities Shaped the Amazon Landscape
According to a new study, published this Thursday in the journal Science, many of the forests, gardens, and landscapes of the Amazon in South America were shaped by human hand, as ancient indigenous populations that lived in the zone affected considerably what the nature looks like.Pope Francis Defends Indigenous Peoples' Rights to Their Ancestral Lands
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis insisted Wednesday that indigenous groups must give prior consent to any economic activity affecting their ancestral lands, a view that conflicts with the Trump administration, which is pushing to build a $3.8 billion oil pipeline over opposition from American Indians.