15 Other Indigenous Struggles You Need to Know About

Via Intercontinental Cry: Despite making up a tiny fraction of the world’s population, Indigenous Peoples hold ancestral rights to some 65 percent of the planet. This poignant fact speaks well to the enormous role that Indigenous Peoples play… Read More

NYT: Nicaragua Dispute Over Indigenous Land Erupts in Wave of Killing

The New York Times reports that indigenous Miskito people of Nicarauga are under attack by settlers who are taking over their ancestral territory, lured by the promise of gold and lucrative timber. With the law on their side, and… Read More

Photo Essay: Opening Reception for SOULJA exhibit at ¡Buen Vivir! Gallery

The artist Cassandra in front of the gallery during the opening of her show SOULJA.  Photo: Petermann For additional photographs from the June 3rd opening reception of the new SOULJA exhibit at the ¡Buen Vivir! gallery at the… Read More

Trans-Pacific Partnership signed in New Zealand; protesters include indigenous Maori

Chants, cheers, and the sound of honking cars echoed through the streets of Auckland on Thursday, as demonstrators took over the central city, protesting the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement. Buchanan Cullen was there with his three children. “The… Read More

Peoples’ Movement Initiatives Key To Climate Solutions

EcoWatch recently published an article by Osprey Orielle Lake, highlighting the alternative events that took place during the COP21 climate meetings in Paris. As Lake points out, these alternative events may be the most important proceedings to take place in December,… Read More

WATCH: D12 mobilizations at the COP21

Attac shared this video report on the D12 mobilizations at the COP21 climate conference in Paris. Attac is an international movement working towards social, environmental and democratic alternatives in the globalisation process. Their organization has a working presence in… Read More

WATCH: Historic Kayak Action demands Indigenous Peoples Rights in Paris Climate Accord

Paris –  An all-Indigenous flotilla of kayaks took to the waters of Paris today, followed by a press conference  featuring Indigenous leaders from the Americas delivering strong messages: warnings of the worst consequences of climate change, and holistic… Read More

WATCH: Eagle Woman Explains How Indigenous Peoples Are Key to Surviving Climate Change

In this video shared by New Internationalist Magazine, an Eagle Woman shares her wisdom after taking part in a healing ceremony outside the Bataclan theatre, led by Indigenous Peoples who are in Paris for the climate summit. She is resisting… Read More

Declaration against REDD to be presented at World Forestry Congress

We, local communities, peasants movements, Indigenous Peoples and civil society organizations from Africa and all over the world, call upon the United Nations, the World Forestry Congress, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the World Bank and states… Read More