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Last Wild Horses of Canada Symbolize a First Nation's Battle to Protect Its Territory
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, animals, horses, First Nations, indigenous peoples rights, world, news, culture, society, animals, animalwelfare, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 2441 days ago -
For at least 200 years wild horses have been part of the frontier mystique and the character of Chilcotin country. Recently these animals have emerged as a symbol of strength and pride for the Xeni Gwet'in First Nation--and also as a source of controversy.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stand Up for First Nations Children
Society & Culture  (tags: first nations children, schooling, education, native rights, indigenous peoples rights, crime, culture, government, freedoms, safety, politics, news, society, world )

- 1658 days ago -
First Nations schools are chronically underfunded. As a result, they face serious health concerns such as high carbon dioxide levels, black mould contamination, rodent infestations, sewage fumes and unheated classrooms.
Is Indigenous Knowledge Intellectual Property?
Society & Culture  (tags: intellectual property, indigenous knowledge, indigenous peoples rights, interesting, news, law, culture, society, politics, rights, humans, ethics, education )

- 2519 days ago -
Who owns indigenous knowledge, and should it be protected by patent or copyright as intellectual property?
GOOD NEWS! Historic Site on Mohawk River Back in Native Hands
Society & Culture  (tags: humans, politics, rights, society, law, native rights, indigenous peoples rights, culture, news, GoodNews, goodnews, government )

- 2436 days ago -
A location on the Mohawk River in New York considered a key site in the founding of the Iroquois Confederacy has been handed over to a Native foundation.
University of Montana Deals With Racism Against Native American Students
Society & Culture  (tags: politics, society, bias, native rights, indigenous peoples rights, usa, safety, news, culture, education, freedoms, law )

- 2455 days ago -
On Monday, September 19 when students arrived at the University of Montana's Payne Family Native American Center--a sticker declaring "Save the White Race! Earth's Most Endangered Species" was discovered.
World Marks UN Indigenous Day--August 9
Society & Culture  (tags: world, politics, UN indigenous day, UN, culture, indigenous culture, indigenous peoples rights, native peoples rights, survival, society, conflict, society, politics, news, interesting, ethics, culture, world, world, society, politics, rights )

- 2505 days ago -
Survival, countless indigenous organizations and many countries around the world are marking the International Day of the World's Indigenous People today.Now in its 17th year, the day is designed "to strengthen international cooperation for solving proble
Disease Kills 15% of Recently Contacted Tribe in Past Decade
Society & Culture  (tags: health, humans, world, society, politics, rights, Indigenous Peoples Rights, culture, family, news )

- 2720 days ago -
15% of the recently contacted Korubo Indians in Brazil have died since the year 2000, as a result of inadequate health care.
India's Policy of 'Integrating' Tribal People 'Disastrous'
Society & Culture  (tags: children, INDIGENOUS rights, Indigenous Peoples Rights, world, news, humans, crime, culture, abuse, government, law, politics, rights, sadness, society, violence, ethics )

- 2688 days ago -
India's Minister of Tribal Affairs, Kantilal Bhuria, has announced that he supports the 'integration' of India's tribal communities into the 'mainstream' society - a policy that has been shown to be disastrous
INDIA: One Year After Extinction of Bo, Andaman Tribe in Danger
Society & Culture  (tags: world, politics, society, INDIGENOUS PEOPLES RIGHTS, INDIA, culture, ethics, law, government, humans, rights, murder, news )

- 2701 days ago -
Now an illegal road cuts through the Jarawa's rainforest, and poachers and tourists invade their land. Poachers steal the animals the Jarawa need to survive and, like the tourists, risk introducing diseases to which the tribe have no immunity
Forest Project Threatens Indonesian Tribes
Society & Culture  (tags: environment, rights, society, politics, Indigenous Peoples Rights, news, culture, world )

- 2771 days ago -
Indigenous people in Kalimantan on the island of Borneo are worried about an Australian-backed project to protect local forests. Australia has committed $120 million towards two forest projects, but indigenous people in Kalimantan fear the project will de

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