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Protect the Land Rights of Brazil's Indigenous Peoples
World  (tags: world, humanrights, Action, Brazil, indigenous peoples )

- 1361 days ago -
t: Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff Goal: Stop legislation that would erode the rights of indigenous peoples to control of tribal lands and self-determination For centuries, the various indigenous cultures of Brazil have
ACTION ALERT: Save Indigenous Peoples - Tribes and Campaigns
World  (tags: ACTION ALERT: Sign letter, Campaign, Human rights, Indigenous peoples, tribes, culture, conservation, disease, rainforests, survival, Africa, Amazon, Brazil, India, Peru, world )

- 2134 days ago -
This action alert from Survival International asks human beings on our planet to save Indigenous Tribal peoples at risk for extinction due to diseases, logging and lack of protection. Please click on every tribe and simply sign your name for each tribe.
Horrific Treatment of Amazon Indians Exposed 100 Years Ago Today
World  (tags: world, history, politics, indigenous peoples, death, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', news )

- 2292 days ago -
30,000 Amazon Indians were enslaved, tortured, raped and starved in just 12 years during the rubber boom, according to a historic report submitted by Irish investigator Roger Casement, 100 years ago today.
HUMAN RIGHTS: Obama Urged to Support Guarani Indians During Trip to Brazil
World  (tags: world, indigenous peoples, Brazil, obama, politics, foreign relations, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news, humanrights, interesting, freedoms, society )

- 2292 days ago -
Survival International has appealed to US President Barack Obama to support the Guarani Indians of Brazil, whose lives are threatened by the booming sugarcane industry.
INDIA: Government t to Amend Forest Act to End Harassment of Tribals
World  (tags: world, politics, indigenous rights, India, indigenous peoples, Indigenous Peoples, news, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, government, freedoms, society )

- 2366 days ago -
To put an end to harassment of tribals by forest officials, particularly in Naxal-affected areas, government is likely to bring in amendments to the Indian Forest Act in the next session of Parliament, environment minister Jairam Ramesh said
GOOD NEWS! International Indigenous People's Day Being Observed Today
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics, society, indigenous peoples, world, goodnews, asia )

- 2513 days ago -
The International Indigenous Peoples Day is being observed all over the country including the capital Kathmandu by organising various programmes like mass assembly, cultural shows and parades on Monday.
Obama Urged to Sign Native Rights Declaration
World  (tags: Indians, American Indians, Native Americans, Indigenous Peoples, UN, United Nations, Obama, culture, society, rights, ethics, freedoms, news, politics, government, americans, GoodNews, ethics, usa, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', UnitedNations )

- 2973 days ago -
UNITED NATIONS, 6 May (IPS) - The United States is considering whether to endorse a major U.N. General Assembly resolution calling for the recognition of the rights of the world's 370 million indigenous peoples over their lands and resources...
International Meeting Applaud's Australia's Support for Indigenous Peoples
World  (tags: Indigenous Peoples, Australia, CBD, americans, ethics, freedoms, GoodNews, humans, interesting, news, rights, safety, politics, law, government, family, culture, ethics, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', world, Refugees&Relief )

- 3007 days ago -
At today's international meeting under the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), being held at UNESCO headquarters in Paris, Australia was given spontaneous applause following the announcement that Australia has supported the Declaration on the...
UN to Link Indigenous Peoples Worldwide
World  (tags: Indians, American Indians, Native Americans, Indigenous Peoples, culture, society, rights, politics, activists, americans, GoodNews, ethics, news, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', freedoms, humanrights, world, UnitedNations )

- 3009 days ago -
Network to strengthen struggle for rights! MANILA, Philippines--The United Nations is looking to set up a global network by which indigenous peoples (IPs) can help each other respond to violations of their rights, mainly by extractive industries...
The Amazonian Tribe That Hid From the Rest of the World - Until Now
World  (tags: brazil, amazon, indigenous peoples, first contact )

- 3314 days ago -
Taken from a plane that was flying low over the canopy of the Amazon rainforest, a remarkable photograph that is the first proof of the existence of one of the world's last uncontacted tribes could play a vital part in ensuring their survival.
Govt to Endorse UN Indigenous Declaration = Australia
World  (tags: australia, aboriginal, indigenous peoples, government, good news, declaration )

- 3418 days ago -
THE Federal Government is preparing to endorse a landmark United Nations declaration on indigenous rights. Just days after Prime Minister Kevin Rudd led the Federal Parliament in apologising to members of the stolen generations, Foreign Affairs Minister
The Standing Proud Project for First Nation People
World  (tags: HumanRights, ethics, GoodNews, indigenous peoples, Canada )

- 3419 days ago -
The Standing Proud Project is to give an outlet for First Nation people who are on Social Assistance with the drive, skills, talent and experience to run their own business by having an actual opportunity to have access to funding.
Urgent Action Needed!! After 61 Days of Hunger Strike: Chief Juana Calfunao and Her Sister Fight for Life in a Chilean Prison
World  (tags: Human Rights, women, indigenous, Indigenous Peoples, freedoms, urgent action alert )

- 3540 days ago -
After 61 days of Hunger strike: Chief Juana Calfunao and her sister fight for life in a Chilean prison 6th October 2007 On the 2nd October Chief Calfunao suffers heart attack according to latest reports. Please send letters now!
"They'Ve Relegated Us to Authentic Concentration Camps": Indigenous Woman From British Columbia
World  (tags: Indigenous Peoples, HumanRights, Zapatista )

- 3540 days ago -
The First American Indigenous Peoples' Encuentro, in the Yaqui tribe's territory, began yesterday morning....with the participation of a little more than 547 delegates of native peoples and 800 observers....
Congo Pygmies Go High-Tech to Protect Forest Home
World  (tags: indigenous peoples, africa, technology )

- 3542 days ago -
Dakar - When Congo Republic's northern pygmies go out into the forest these days, some will be carrying hand-held satellite tracking devices along with their traditional bows and spears.

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