Outrage as World Bank Funds Power Lines Linked to Controversial Dam

Human rights organizations, including Survival International and Human Rights Watch, have fiercely criticized a decision by the World Bank to fund power lines in Ethiopia linked to the controversial G...

Study: Indians Lag Behind Peers in Tests

Test scores of American Indian students nationwide still lag significantly behind their peers of other races, according to a recent study that focused on the academic progress of indigenous peoples. A...

USDA Tribal Scholars Program

About the 1994 Tribal Scholars Program The Office of USDA/1994 Programs was established to develop policy guidelines and procedures; coordinate and oversee further participation in the Department’s ...

Violence engulfs Kenyan tribe just miles from royal hideaway

A Kenyan tribe living near the area famous for its links to Prince William and Kate Middleton’s engagement has been engulfed by violence after wildlife charities arranged to buy their land. Kenya’...

New uncontacted pictures validate Brazil’s Yanomami territory 20 years on

Survival International has released new pictures of an uncontacted Yanomami village in Brazil, 20 years after one of its crucial campaigns created the biggest forested indigenous territory in the worl...

Rwandan ‘Anti-thatch’ Campaign Leaves Thousands of ‘Pygmies’ Homeless

NOT AN APRIL FOOL’S DAY JOKE A Rwandan government programme to destroy all thatched roofs in the country is leaving thousands of Batwa ‘Pygmies’ homeless. Hundreds of Batwa families have seen th...

Amazon Indians Protest in London as Judge Blocks Brazil Dam

‘These projects will force my people from their land and end our way of life.’ Ruth Buendia Mestoquiari, Ashaninka leader. Three Amazon Indians protested in London today against dams which threate...

Borneo Indigenous Leaders Arrested

Police in Sarawak, in the Malaysian part of Borneo, have arrested two indigenous leaders for possession of ‘seditious materials’. The offices of the Sarawak Dayak Iban Association (SADIA) were rai...
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