Plant used in Native American Medicine May Be Stronger Than Modern Drugs, Study Finds

Plant used in Native American Medicine May Be Stronger Than Modern Drugs, Study FindsA plant used for generations by natives in both the United States and Mexico may be better at treating certain parasitic infections than currently available pharmaceuticals, according to new research by scientists at the University of Colorado.

Brazil Set for Landmark Indigenous Land Rights Ruling

Brazil Set for Landmark Indigenous Land Rights RulingBrazil's Supreme Court will decide this week on a landmark indigenous land rights ruling, against what activists and international bodies say is a backdrop of rising violence and diminishing rights for indigenous people in the country.

Korea Fight is Latest Conflict for Indigenous People of Guam

Korea Fight is Latest Conflict for Indigenous People of GuamThe threatened missile attack by North Korea on Guam has prompted calls for peace from the islandís indigenous people, who are weary of yet another conflict after enduring centuries of hostilities.

Argentina: Indigenous Rightsí Activist Disappears After Repression

Argentina: Indigenous Rightsí Activist Disappears After RepressionActivist and human rights groups are demanding an investigation into the disappearance of Santiago Maldonado.

Brazilís Temer Threatens Constitutional Indigenous Land Rights

Brazilís Temer Threatens Constitutional Indigenous Land RightsA storm of protest greeted the 19 July announcement that Brazilian President Michel Temer has approved a recommendation made by the Attorney Generalís office, that federal government bodies should adopt new criteria for setting the boundaries of indigenous land.