START A PETITION 27,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

World

Standing On Sacred Ground
World  (tags: Indigenous, environment, film series, sacred lands, cultural survival, human rights, environmental rights, Standing on Sacred Ground )

Dandelion
- 401 days ago - standingonsacredground.org
Around the world, indigenous people stand up for their traditional sacred lands in defense of cultural survival, human rights and the environment. They have never forgotten what it is to be good stewards of the Earth and how to protect her for all life.
TAKE ACTION: No More Stolen Sisters: Justice for the Indigenous Women of Canada
World  (tags: violence, world, women, indigenous, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', death )

Beverly
- 558 days ago - takeaction.amnestyusa.org
The "Stolen Sisters" movement is comprised of indigenous families and supporters across Canada who seek to raise awareness about the endemic violence facing Indigenous women.
Australia: The Evil Within
World  (tags: world, humanrights, Australia, Indigenous, violence )

Rose
- 702 days ago - asafeworldforwomen.org
he Indian gang rapes and the Steubenville rape in the US have brought sexual assault into focus. But it remains all too common in one part of the Australian community which is too afraid to report it, writes Yatungka Gordon.
Support Constitutional Recognition for All Australians: Petition
World  (tags: constitutional recognition, petition, discrimination, Australia, indigenous, first people, Aboriginals, Torres Strait Islanders, constitution, law )

Jenny
- 765 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
When our Constitution was first drafted, it made no mention of the special place of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people as the first Australians. They were effectively excluded from our founding document of law. More than 100 years on...
Let the Last Free-Flowing Stretch of the Teesta Run Freely ACTION
World  (tags: world, India, Lepchas, Teesta, India, indigenous, sacred river, environment, ecosystems, protection, water, trees )

Nancy
- 768 days ago - salsa.democracyinaction.org
The Lepchas - now a minority in their own land - have sustained strong resistance in the form of a long and peaceful protest to save their sacred river and prevent the desecration and defilement of their sacred landscape. To protect their cultural...
Defend Indigenous People and the Amazon ACTION
World  (tags: Sarayaku, chevron, Amazon, Ecuador, big oil, law, Texaco, drilling waste, indigenous, humanrights, world, crime, illness, health )

Nancy
- 790 days ago - amazonwatch.org
The government of Ecuador plans to auction off oil development rights within nearly ten million acres of primary forest and indigenous land that has been inhabited for centuries, including all of Sarayaku territory.
New Aboriginal Video Campaign Aims to Overturn Northern Territory Intervention |The Australian
World  (tags: discrimination, culture, Australian goverment, Northern Territory, aboriginal, indigenous, imprisonment, social services, children in foster homes, self-harm, suicides )

Jenny
- 1021 days ago - theaustralian.com.au
In a powerful video Dhalulu Ganambarr-Stubbs, a Yolngu scholar/artist says that federal intervention in NT that began 5 yrs ago has failed with huge increases in imprisonment, children removed from their families, self-harm, and suicides
Guatemalan Dictator EfraíN Rios Montt On Trial for Genocide, Crimes Against Humanity
World  (tags: Guatemala, civil war, , Genocide, crimes against humanity, accountability, impunity, counterinsurgency plan, "scorched earth" campaign, rape, torture, atrocities, indigenous, rural Maya, Ixil tribe )

LucyKalei
- 1061 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Accused re deaths of 1,700 indigenous people -unarmed Ixil tribe members- & campaign of rape & torture against leftist insurgents targeting rural Maya. Ruled during bloodiest period of brutal 36-yr civil war & cnterinsurgncy plan drove 29,000 more to flee
Human Rights Petition: Free Indigenous Leader and Political Prisoner Ramiro Choc | Change.Org
World  (tags: Guatemala, humanrights, petition, RamiroChoc, fraudulently charged, marginalised communities, indigenous, political prisoner )

Jenny
- 1151 days ago - change.org
In Feb 2008 Choc was illegally arrested by the military and sentenced to 6 yrs in prison on fraudulent charges, incl. kidnapping and theft. Choc's ability to unite diverse marginalized communities in defense of their rights is a threat to the gov't and...
Save The Indigenous People Of The Brazilian Amazon! TAKE ACTION!
World  (tags: brazil, indigenous, people, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, freedoms, world, humanrights, violence )

Lindsey
- 1164 days ago - therainforestsite.com
The Xingu River, located in the remote Brazilian Amazon, is a flourishing ecosystem many tribes of native Indians call home. The river's surrounding land has been inhabited by the tribes for thousands of years, serving as their cornerstones of survival.
Charitable Ignorance
World  (tags: world, africa, ODA, wasted money, empowerment, indigenous, participatory, misinformed, western assumption, lost in translation, Knickers for Africa, underwear, offcial development aid, ignorant, UnitedNations )

Naoko
- 1650 days ago - nation.co.ke
In 2007, the International Finance Corporation discovered that only half of its aid-funded projects in Africa succeeded. When we consider that in 2009 the net bilateral Overseas Development Aid (ODA) to Africa was $27 billion and that pledges stood at
Guatemala Adopts Indigenous Rights Into Constitution - Survival International
World  (tags: Guatemala, Tribal, Indigenous, HumanRights, government, Refugees&Relief, politics, freedoms, goodnews )

Little
- 1752 days ago - survivalinternational.org
Guatemala ratified Convention 169, the only international law for tribal peoples, in 1996. It is one of twenty countries to have ratified the Convention, which recognizes tribal peoples' land rights
Grand Island Woman Spearheads Successful Clothing Drive for Rosebud Reservation
World  (tags: Poverty, Support, Solidarity, Native Americans, reservation, indigenous, Rosebud, USA, donation, Hope )

Brigitte
- 1790 days ago - theindependent.com
The scope of the tragedy in Haiti was magnified by the horrific poverty that existed there before the earthquake. But that type of poverty is not confined to Third World nations, thousands of miles away. It can be found just five hours away from Grand Is
Avatar and the Genocides We Will Not See - By George Monbiot
World  (tags: Avatar, activists, americans, crime, culture, death, education, environment, ethics, media, movies, murder, politics, genocide, capitalism, imperialism, colonialism, Native Americans, Indigenous, American Indians, peace, Aborigines, war, war on terror )

Simon
- 1803 days ago - commondreams.org
Avatar is an allegory: Europe was enriched by the genocides in the Americas; the American nations were founded on them. Columbus ordered that all the native people who didn't deliver a certain amount of gold had their hands cut off. Washington was similar
Peru's Indigenous People Win One Round Over Developers
World  (tags: world, peru, amazon, rainforest, indians, indigenous, people, human, rights, freedom, civil, liberty, politics, government, money, business, logging, hunting, fishing, habitat, destruction, environment, private, investment )

Tom
- 1996 days ago - latimes.com
Private investment in the Amazon brought misery to its indigenous people. Logging and other activities ruined tribal lands and set off protests leading to the revocation of laws to further open the Amazon to outsiders. The Indians beat them by a knockout.
 

butterfly credits on the news network

  • credits for vetting a newly submitted story
  • credits for vetting any other story
  • credits for leaving a comment
learn more

Popular Tags for: World

Most Active Stories Today in World tagged with indigenous

top story finders in World

1. Alexandra G. 26 popular stories

2. Natasha Salgado 26 popular stories

3. AniMae Chi 24 popular stories

4. Ana MESNER 22 popular stories

5. Laura H. 21 popular stories

6. Carole K. 21 popular stories

7. Kay m. 20 popular stories

8. Richard S. 16 popular stories

9. Bob P. 15 popular stories

10. Dalia H. 15 popular stories

more top news finders »

What makes a top story finder?
A top finder is someone who submits stories that become popular and are promoted to the front page.

wanted: news analysts

Get Active in the Care2 News Network!

Help ferret out the most noteworthy of the Newly Submitted stories and promote them to the Front Page.

care2 news network tools

News Network Bookmarklet

Submit stories from your browser toolbar with the easy to use Add to Care2 News! bookmarklet.

News Network Syndication

Get this page in RSS. Keep up to date with the Care2 News Network in your favorite RSS reader. Yahoo!, Newsgator, Bloglines, and more!
Find out how to subscribe!

care2 newsletter spotlight

Join over 2 Million Care2 Subscribers! Sign up for our FREE Newsletters, Delivered to your Inbox!