Renowned Shaman's Death by Snakebite Exposes Health Care Crisis in Amazon

Renowned ShamanNative communities in Brazilís far western Amazon region have been shaken by the loss of a highly respected shaman, whose death from a snakebite has underscored the precarious state of the countryís indigenous health care system.

Amazon Land Battle Pits Indigenous Villagers Against Might of Ecuador State

Amazon Land Battle Pits Indigenous Villagers Against Might of Ecuador StateMilitary drones and police helicopters circle above the Shuar indigenous village of El Tink, an Amazonian community in Ecuador where a high-profile dispute against a Chinese copper mine has become a standoff and a siege.

Fighting for Their Lives, Indigenous People Rise Up Around the World

Fighting for Their Lives, Indigenous People Rise Up Around the World Deep inside the Ecuadorian Amazon rainforest, Native women are rising up, more than 3,000 miles south of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation.

Standing Rock Protesters to Lead Washington DC March Urging Donald Trump to Discuss Indigenous Right

Standing Rock Protesters to Lead Washington DC March Urging Donald Trump to Discuss Indigenous RightStanding Rock protesters are heading to the US capital for four days of demonstrations against the construction of the Dakota Access pipeline and to raise awareness of other issues affecting Native Americans.

Ancient Indigenous Communities Shaped the Amazon Landscape

Ancient Indigenous Communities Shaped the Amazon LandscapeAccording to a new study, published this Thursday in the journal Science, many of the forests, gardens, and landscapes of the Amazon in South America were shaped by human hand, as ancient indigenous populations that lived in the zone affected considerably what the nature looks like.