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Al Jazeera America

Al Jazeera America

Sainthood for founder of California missions angers Native American groups
Al Jazeera America
Tribal chairwoman Louise Miranda Ramirez of the Ohlone Costanoan Esselen Nation joined members of several Native American groups in a protest on Easter Sunday at the historic Carmel Mission in northern California, once the headquarters of the mission ...

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Thu, May 28, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Protesters invade Liberia palm oil plantation, injure official
Reuters
It was not immediately known what sparked the protests. But last month the Forest Peoples Programme, a group campaigning for the rights of indigenous peoples, accused GVL of taking land without community consent. Under its 2010 concession agreement, ...

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Thu, May 28, 2015, Continue reading at the source

The Daily Star

The Daily Star

Protesters keep slamming cops for irresponsibility
The Daily Star
Bangladesh Indigenous Peoples Forum, Bangladesh Chhatra Union, Bangladesh Chhatra Federation, Samajtantrik Chhatra Front, Udichi Shilpi Gosthi, and Nari pakkha expressed solidarity with the students' alliance. The 21-year-old woman was waiting for ...

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Tue, May 26, 2015, Continue reading at the source

The South Does Rights Thing
Indian Country Today Media Network
Indigenous people march to protest President Rafael Correa's policies on mining in Quito, Ecuador, Thursday, March 22, 2012. Protesters reached Ecuador's capital on Thursday after a two-week march from the Amazon to oppose plans for large-scaling ...

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Tue, May 26, 2015, Continue reading at the source

The Malaysian Insider

The Malaysian Insider

Go to Baram, hear its people's real voice, NGO tells Sarawak chief
The Malaysian Insider
Some protest banners are put up in an area earmarked for the Baram dam project. – The Malaysian Insider filepic, May 26, 2015.Another Sarawak NGO ... Tahabas now join Save Rivers and Indigenous Peoples' Network of Malaysia (Joas), in demanding Adenan ...

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Tue, May 26, 2015, Continue reading at the source

The Guardian

The Guardian

The 'no' campaign against Indigenous recognition isn't Cory Bernardi's to run
The Guardian
And we are currently seeing more sovereignty-reinforcing protest actions; activists have taken steps to renounce Australian citizenship and have attempted to clear customs using Aboriginal passports, as well as the removed themselves from all systems ...
Who decides? A question at the heart of meaningful reconciliationThe Conversation AU

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Tue, May 26, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Survivors of Basilan kidnappings, kin of slain victims call for peace
ABS CBN News
Gusto mong ma-kidnap ka uli,” she remembers kin protesting. (You survived then. Do you want .... While Calvo is supportive of the BBL, he stressed the need to ensure that the rights of all other indigenous peoples are protected. He also complained that ...

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Sat, May 23, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Mongabay.com

Mongabay.com

Mining and Energy Contracts under Investigation as Corruption Scandals Rock ...
Mongabay.com
Protesters hold a banner calling for an investigation and jail for Erick Archila, the Minister of Energy and Mines who resigned May 15 over accusations of corruption, at a massive protest in Guatemala City on May 16. Protests took place .... Organizers ...

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Fri, May 22, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Indian Country Today Media Network

Indian Country Today Media Network

Paraguay Official Sentenced for Illegal Sale of Indigenous Lands, Faces Other ...
Indian Country Today Media Network
“In an exemplary act of resistance, organization and mobilization, the indigenous Ayoreo came out in protest, setting up road blocks and demanding reparation of their rights in order to ensure that, despite the formal transfer of ownership, the ...

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Fri, May 22, 2015, Continue reading at the source

FanSided

FanSided

High school team changes name from Redskins
FanSided
Native American leaders have spoken out against the name, protests have been held, and many major sports publications have stopped using the term altogether when referring to the team, calling them instead “the Washington NFL team” or simply ... It's a ...

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Thu, May 21, 2015, Continue reading at the source
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