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Guatemala's Mining Laws Are Stoking Conflict: Now Is the Moment to Act ACTION
World  (tags: Indigenous peoples, Guatamala, mining, human rights, environment, habitatdestruction, healthconditions )

- 1762 days ago -
Intensive gold and silver mining and other resource extraction in Guatemala are taking place without proper consultation with local communities, creating conflict.
Leaked World Bank Lending Policies 'Environmentally Disastrous' - The Guardian.Com
World  (tags: World, World Bank, Environment, Biodiversity, Forests, Wild Animals, Habitat Destruction, Endangered Animals, Ecosytems, Indigenous peoples, Bad News, Sustainability, Biodiversity, Ethics )

- 1817 days ago -
Existing environmental and social protection will be gutted to allow destructive logging and mining in even the most ecologically sensitive and biodiverse areas of the world without consultation from indigenous peoples about the land they depend on.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Save the Tapajos River People!
World  (tags: world, human rights, indigenous peoples, ecocide, mining interests, corporate greed, Corporate greed and corruption )

- 1934 days ago -
Tell Brazil's federal government not to put the interests of the mining industry ahead of native Brazilians! New proposed dams will destroy ecosystems, species and indigenous people in their homelands.
Protect the Land Rights of Brazil's Indigenous Peoples
World  (tags: world, humanrights, Action, Brazil, indigenous peoples )

- 2112 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 )

- 2886 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 )

- 3043 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 )

- 3044 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 )

- 3117 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 )

- 3264 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 )

- 3724 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 )

- 3758 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 )

- 3761 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 )

- 4066 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 )

- 4169 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 )

- 4170 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.

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