Nicaraguan Indigenous, Afro-Caribbeans Sue Government Over Pressure for Inter-Oceanic Canal

Nicaraguan Indigenous, Afro-Caribbeans Sue Government Over Pressure for Inter-Oceanic CanalIndigenous and Afro-Caribbean leaders in Nicaragua filed a lawsuit against government officials last week after they were allegedly coerced into signing a document giving consent for a planned inter-oceanic canal project to pass through their autonomous territory.

Vets Turn to Sweat Lodges to Treat PTSD

Vets Turn to Sweat Lodges to Treat PTSDA centuries-old tradition has become a new form of treatment for soldiers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, and the Native American sweat lodge on Fort Carson is leading the way for military installations around the country.

Pope to OK Use of Indigenous Languages for Mass in Mexico

Pope to OK Use of Indigenous Languages for Mass in MexicoPope Francis will issue a decree authorizing the use of indigenous languages in mass celebrations when he travels to Mexico next week, one of the symbolic gestures he will make in defence of Indian rights in the country.

Meet the Indigenous Eco-feminists of the Amazon

Meet the Indigenous Eco-feminists of the AmazonCorporate exploitation of indigenous land directly affects women who rely on natural resources for important aspects of their culture and daily lives.

Miners and Aboriginals in Canada: Iíll see you in court

Miners and Aboriginals in Canada: Iíll see you in courtThese days Canadaís aboriginal groups use public pressure, backed by legal action, to protect their lands against exploitation by outsiders. This month the government of British Columbia reached agreement with forest companies, environmental groups and 26 First Nations communities to protect from logging.