Ecuadorian Gov't Refuses To Appear at Hearing on Threat of Extractive Industry to Indigenous Peoples

Ecuadorian Gov"When oil companies come and affect our sacred trees, mountains, and rivers, it threatens our future generations." Miriam Cisneros, Sarayaku

The Gathering of Canoes Promotes Healing, Reconciliation, and Respect for Indigenous Host Nations

The Gathering of Canoes Promotes Healing, Reconciliation, and Respect for Indigenous Host NationsA fleet of canoes will approach the shores of Vancouver in an event awash in meaning and symbolism. What transpires next will be a ceremony that has been practised for thousands of years on the shared, unceded territories of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh.

Google Integrates Brazil's Indigenous Territories into its Maps

Google Integrates BrazilOn Google Maps and Earth, you can now see the names of certified indigenous territories in Brazil, search for indigenous territories using the name of the ethnic group living there and see how forests are maintained in these areas compared to other parts of the Amazon.

Ecuador's President Grants Pardon to 4 Indigenous Activists

EcuadorEcuador's President Lenin Moreno granted a pardon Friday to four Indigenous members and one other person who were imprisoned after they participated in violent protests in 2015. He is now considering the release of more people Monday, reported judicial sources.

Indigenous Protesters Erect a Teepee on Parliament Hill Ahead of Canada Day

Indigenous Protesters Erect a Teepee on Parliament Hill Ahead of Canada DayEarly Thursday morning, Indigenous activists and their supporters built a large teepee just outside Ottawa’s parliamentary grounds — a visual reminder of issues they say are still unresolved.