By Rick KearnsThe Sapara people of Ecuador are fighting to keep more oil drilling out of their territory especially after a recent meeting with the Ecuadorean government.
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By Rick KearnsDNA evidence shows that most Puerto Ricans are a blending of Taino (Indian), Spanish and African according to studies by Dr. Juan Martinez-Cruzado.
By Rick KearnsIndigenous in Brazil halt construction of Sāo Manoel hydroelectric dam project and await the government to fulfill its promises made.
By Rick KearnsA new Penn Museum exhibit titled Moundbuilders: Ancient Architects of North America highlights more than 5,000 years of building.
Funders Officially Leave Controversial Agua Zarca Hydropower Project — A Victory for Berta Caceres Allies
By Rick KearnsFMO and Finnfund, two financial institutions recently reached an agreement with Agua Zarca hydropower project developer DESA Corp to end their relations.
By Rick KearnsFour Native organizations need help to identifying Native American students who attended boarding schools; want to call on U.S. to release all its records.
By Rick KearnsThree major investors have pulled funding of the Aguq Zarca hydroelectric project since the murder of Berta Caceres, but indigenous say it’s taking too long.
By Rick KearnsMayan weavers in Guatemala want legal protection for their right to benefit financially from their work that has earned millions for big fashion houses.
By Rick KearnsMaria de Jesus Patricio Martinez, an Indigenous traditional healer and activist was nominated by the CNI and the Zapatista to run for president of Mexico.
By Rick KearnsBrazilian Indigenous activists were attacked by police while carrying 200 paper coffins to a pool near the capital as part of an annual indigenous protest.