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Māori Television

Māori Television

Aboriginal protest continues as Australian PM plans visit to New Zealand
Māori Television
A number of rallies have been organised across New Zealand over the coming weeks to show support for the Indigenous communities of Australia battling to save their remote communities from closure. As the battle of the Indigenous people of Australia ...

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Mon, Apr 13, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Māori Television

Māori Television

Aboriginal protest continues as Australian PM plans visit to New Zealand
Māori Television
A number of rallies have been organised across New Zealand over the coming weeks to show support for the Indigenous communities of Australia battling to save their remote communities from closure. As the battle of the Indigenous people of Australia ...

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Mon, Apr 13, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Daily Mail

Daily Mail

Melbourne protest over closure of remote indigenous communities in WA
Daily Mail
A large protest opposing the closure of remote indigenous communities in WA has shut down streets in central Melbourne. Several thousand people gathered outside the city's main railway station Flinders Street at 4pm on Friday. 'Enough is enough - where ...

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Fri, Apr 10, 2015, Continue reading at the source

NEWS.com.au

NEWS.com.au

Aboriginal protest disrupts Melb CBD
NEWS.com.au
A LARGE protest opposing the closure of remote indigenous communities in WA has shut down streets in central Melbourne. SEVERAL thousand people gathered outside the city's main railway station Flinders Street at 4pm. "Enough is enough - where is the ...
Hundreds protest against WA community closures in Sydney, MelbourneSBS

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Fri, Apr 10, 2015, Continue reading at the source

9news.com.au

9news.com.au

Aboriginal protest disrupts Melb CBD
9news.com.au
Protesters are marching through the CBD in opposition to the closure of indigenous communities in remote WA. (9NEWS). AAP. A large protest opposing the closure of remote indigenous communities in WA has shut down streets in central Melbourne. Several ...
Protesters create city peak hour chaosHerald Sun
Large Aboriginal protest in Melb CBDSBS

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Fri, Apr 10, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Peru this Week

Peru this Week

Nixiwaka Yawanawá, the first Amazon Indian to run London Marathon
Peru this Week
The activist has led protests against harmful portrayals of indigenous peoples and the widespread assault on indigenous rights in Brazil. “We, the Yawanawá, have lived on our land for centuries and our way of life developed from our ancestors. We live ...

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Mon, Apr 20, 2015, Continue reading at the source
Berta Cáceres. Courtesy of the Goldman Prize

Berta Cáceres. Courtesy of the Goldman Prize

By Jeff Conant
BERKELEY, California, Apr 20 2015 (IPS)

The 2015 Goldman Environmental Prize for Central and South America has been awarded to Berta Cáceres, an indigenous Honduran woman who co-founded the Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras, known as COPINH.

If there is one lesson to be learned from the events that earned Cáceres the prize it is this: to defend the environment, we must support the social movements.COPINH's leadership has made it a driving force in preserving the country's cultural and environmental heritage – and earned it the ire of loggers, dam-builders, palm [...]

Mon, Apr 20, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Earth Island Journal

Earth Island Journal

You Shall Not Pass
Earth Island Journal
Indigenous peoples have a long history of protesting mega-developments and extractive industries that pose a threat to their traditional lifeways. In recent years, native opposition to industrial projects and extreme energy has become increasingly ...
To Defend the Environment, Support Social Movements Like Berta Cáceres and ...Inter Press Service

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Mon, Apr 20, 2015, Continue reading at the source

RT

RT

​'They threaten to kill me, kidnap me': Sharp rise in environmental activists ...
RT
Some 40 percent of victims are indigenous peoples, protesting against hydropower, mining, logging, water and land grabs. Honduras was listed as the most dangerous country per capita, with 101 deaths between 2010 and 2014. Brazil, Colombia and the ...

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Mon, Apr 20, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Indian Country Today Media Network

Indian Country Today Media Network

A Feast Worth Fighting For: Inuit Appeal Approval of Seismic Testing at ...
Indian Country Today Media Network
At lunchtime on April 20, as a symbol of their sustenance that's at stake and as a show of Inuit values of sharing and community, Clyde River Mayor Jerry Natanine will pass around whale and seal meat and Arctic Char to protesters rallying on the steps ...

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Mon, Apr 20, 2015, Continue reading at the source

New York Times

New York Times

Asne Seierstad's 'One of Us,' About Rampage in Norway
New York Times
In “One of Us,” the Norwegian journalist Asne Seierstad explores a dark side of contemporary Scandinavia through the life and crimes of Anders Behring Breivik, a mass murderer who killed 77 people, most of them teenagers, as a protest against women's ...

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Mon, Apr 20, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Peru this Week

Peru this Week

Amazon communities fear proposed bill threatens land rights
Peru this Week
Social conflicts in Peru reached a violent peak in June of 2009, when a violent protest in the town of Bagua in the northern Amazon turned bloody. The violence left 23 government agents and 10 civilians dead. Indigenous peoples had been protesting in ...

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Fri, Apr 17, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Survival International

Survival International

Brazil: Mass Indian protests against assault on land rights
Survival International
Lindomar Ferreira, a Terena Indian and coordinator of the Network of Indigenous Peoples of Brazil (APIB) warned, “From the moment the legislative body decides on the demarcation of indigenous lands, we know there will no more demarcations.

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Fri, Apr 17, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Nature.com

Nature.com

Canadians baulk at reforms to health-research agency
Nature.com
Nearly all of the advisory boards are protesting the changes. “If you're doing well and have some vision, and someone ... The other institutes' inattention to indigenous peoples' health is a huge problem, Beaudet adds. Wien says that the CIHR has not ...

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Tue, Apr 14, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Indian Country Today Media Network

Indian Country Today Media Network

VIDEO: Protesters, Fans Clash at Cleveland Indians' Opening Day
Indian Country Today Media Network
John Britain, a fan of the Cleveland Indians, dons a headdress during opening day. Britain says he is a quarter Apache and that he purchased the headdress on the Navajo reservation in New Mexico.

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Mon, Apr 13, 2015, Continue reading at the source
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