Indigenous Activists Detain Panama's President for 2 Hours

Indigenous Activists Detain PanamaThe Indigenous protesters are upset about a government plan to develop a hydroelectric project they fear will destroy their lands.

Indigenous Peoples in Peru Score Historical Victory in Securing Land Agreements

Indigenous Peoples in Peru Score Historical Victory in Securing Land AgreementsPeruvian Amazon indigenous peoples’ organisation AIDESEP has successfully used the IDB Complaint Mechanism (ICIM) coupled with sustained dialogue with senior IDB officials to secure major reforms to a potentially harmful land titling project.

Raging Amazon Forest Fires Threaten Uncontacted Indigenous Tribe

Raging Amazon Forest Fires Threaten Uncontacted Indigenous TribeFires are raging in Awá territory on the edge of the Brazilian Amazon and threatening to wipe out uncontacted members of the Awá tribe.

Native American Pipeline Protest Halts Construction in N. Dakota

Native American Pipeline Protest Halts Construction in N. DakotaConstruction halted after more than 1,000 people swarm to protest the Dakota Access pipeline they believe threatens the Missouri River.

Native Americans are Getting Arrested Fighting a Pipeline that Disrupts Their Sacred Grounds

Native Americans are Getting Arrested Fighting a Pipeline that Disrupts Their Sacred GroundsNearly 400 protesters gathered to halt the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, a $3.8-billion system. So far, 16 members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe have been arrested, including the tribe's leader.