Berta Cáceres, Indigenous Activist, Is Killed in Honduras
An indigenous activist in Honduras who won a prestigious international environmental prize for fighting a dam project despite continued threats was assassinated on Thursday in her hometown, officials said.It's official: Native Americans and Siberians are Cousins
An international group of geneticists has conclusively proven that the Aztecs, Incas, and Iroquois are closely related to the Altai peoples of Siberia and Australia.Legendary Boiling River Of The Amazon Is A Geological Anomaly
Local shamans believe that the boiling water is birthed by Yucamama, a giant serpent spirit known as the “Mother of the Waters.” The river is shrouded in stories and legendary across Peru, however this is the first time the source of heat has been studied by outside scientists.Bernie Sanders Asked at Town Hall If He Will Protect Native Lands
A Paiute man, William Anderson, asked "As president, how would you ensure that our public lands remain in public hands, and preserve our heritage and lives by stopping corporations from destroying Mother Earth?”
As climate change makes it more difficult to practice agriculture in their ancestral homelands, indigenous communities are exchanging seeds in hopes of finding the hardiest varieties.