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Removal of Illegal Invaders Suspended
World  (tags: brazil, indigenous rights, illegal settlers )

- 2188 days ago -
Violence by farmers illegally occupying indigenous land in the Brazilian state of Roraima has led the Brazilian Supreme Court (STF) to suspend a police operation to remove them. Take action!
Mass Graves Revealed of Indian Children in Canadian Schools
World  (tags: Indigenous rights, human rights, Canada )

- 2193 days ago -
Friends and Relatives of the Disappeared (FRD) released a list of twenty eight mass graves across Canada holding the remains of untold numbers of aboriginal children who died in Indian Residential Schools.
Native Chief Seeks Funding From Venezuela's Chavez in Oil Fight
World  (tags: Canada, oil, indigenous rights, Hugo Chavez )

- 2196 days ago -
Terrance Nelson, chief of the Roseau River Anishinabe First Nation, has sent a letter to Chavez asking for a $1 million donation or loan, which he says he will use to hire lawyers to force two companies to share revenues from two pipelines that will be bu
Facing Escalating Protests, Chiapas Frees 30 Political Prisoners
World  (tags: Mexico, Chiapas, political prisoners, indigenous rights )

- 2211 days ago -
The liberated prisoners have declared that they will remain in the planton (permanent protest encampment) outside the state government headquarters in Tuxtla until all of their companeros are free.
Survival Names Winner of the 'Most Racist Article of the Year' Award
World  (tags: Indigenous rights, racism )

- 2216 days ago -
'Racism often underpins, or is used to justify, abuses of tribal people, whether it's stealing their land, exploiting them or even killing them...isn't about political correctness - it has very real consequences for...livelihoods, land, and...their lives.
Ranchers Threaten Enawene Nawe Indians
World  (tags: Indigenous rights, Brazil, Enawene )

- 2217 days ago -
A group of armed men have walked into an Enawene Nawe fishing camp in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso, and threatened the Indians with reprisals unless they leave. When the Indians asked who they were, two said they were policemen. The others identifie
Women, Caciques and Remote Indigenous Towns
World  (tags: indigenous rights, women's rights, Mexico )

- 2237 days ago -
In urging equal rights for women, usos y costumbres will surely be attacked. That has been the PRI plan all along, and Eufrosina's welcome and just campaign must somehow avoid the traps.
UN Adopts Indigenous Rights Declaration!
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', indigenous rights )

- 2413 days ago -
The Declaration was adopted by an overwhelming majority of the General Assembly, with 143 countries voting in support, 4 voting against (Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States) and 11 abstaining. (The US opposes all human rights.)

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