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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

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

Intercontinental Cry

Intercontinental Cry

Nickel Mine, Lead Bullets
Intercontinental Cry
"When I turned around, I heard the gunshot." Chub is one of several Maya Q'eqchi' community members shot on September 27, 2009 during a crackdown on protests over threats that a group would be evicted from its ancestral lands near CGN's Fenix ferro ...

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

Why US & Canada Fear Human Rights Court
Indian Country Today Media Network
... November 21, 2008. Thousands of Indians marched to Bogota in a push for land rights and to protest free-trade negotiations and attacks on the country's indigenous population. ... The birth of advance agreements on how to resolve disputes among ...

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

Shell No! Enviro Advocates Say No To Arctic Drilling
Eugene Weekly
Shell protesters included well-known environmental groups such as Greenpeace and 350.org, grassroots organizations such as Rising Tide as well as indigenous peoples. Activists converged upon Seattle and Puget Sound for three days of protests, which ...

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

Patheos (blog)

Patheos (blog)

The Divine Protest of Pentecost: The Politics of Language and Respectability ...
Patheos (blog)
Indigenous langauges fared even worse in the United States, with the government funding Christian missionaries and denominations to forcibly assimilate indigenous peoples into Euro-American culture at boarding schools in the 19th and 20th centuries.

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Wed, May 20, 2015, Continue reading at the source

International Business Times

International Business Times

Mexico Elections 2015: Lorenzo Córdova Apologizes After Indigenous Insults ...
International Business Times
A demonstrator holding a Mexican flag is silhouetted during a protest in support of the 43 missing students in Mexico City on Dec. 1, 2014. The head of the country's National Electoral Institute was forced to apologize amid demands for his resignation ...

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Wed, May 20, 2015, Continue reading at the source

Global Voices Online

Global Voices Online

Despite Protests, Malaysia Still Plans to Build a Mega Dam That Could Displace ...
Global Voices Online
The local government of Sarawak in Malaysia is building a mega dam despite the fierce opposition of residents and indigenous peoples who will be affected by the project. Sarawak is part of Borneo Island, which is famous for its rich natural resources.

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Tue, May 19, 2015, Continue reading at the source
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