Oil Company Surrenders 15 Land Leases on Sacred Native American Land
During 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.
Striking 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.Isolated Amazon Tribe Kills One, Wounds Two in Peru
Members of an isolated tribe in the Amazon rainforest have killed a man and wounded two in a clash with another ethnic group, Peruvian authorities said on Sunday.U.S. Southern Command Supports Costa Rican Indigenous Communities
U.S. Southern Command are taking part in a joint humanitarian mission at an indigenous region in the Caribbean province of Limón.Another Pipeline Spill Reported in Peruvian Amazon as Indigenous Protests Enter Eighth Week
As a protest by Peruvian Amazonian indigenous communities against oil pollution on their lands entered its eighth week, tensions rose on October 23 after a new pipeline oil spill and a shooting incident in which at least one protester was wounded.