30 U.S Cities Have Officially Changed Columbus Day to ‘Indigenous Peoples Day’

30 U.S Cities Have Officially Changed Columbus Day to ‘Indigenous Peoples Day’The effort to change the federal holiday of Columbus Day to “Indigenous Peoples Day” is gaining momentum across the country as two more cities make the official change.

Peru: National Park 'Master Plan' Opens Uncontacted Tribe's Land to Oil Drilling

Peru: National Park The Peruvian government's 'Master Plan' for a new national park would pave the way for large-scale oil exploration in one of the Amazon's most intact areas - also home to several uncontacted tribes.

Fight Over Dakota Access Pipeline Intensifies

Fight Over Dakota Access Pipeline IntensifiesCompany behind the project expects final approval; opponents vow to continue effort.On Tuesday, Energy Transfer Partners LP praised the appeals court ruling and said it freed the company to build the pipeline in an area within 20 miles to the east and west of the Missouri River.

Solidarity From the South: Indigenous Leaders From Ecuador Come to Standing Rock

Solidarity From the South: Indigenous Leaders From Ecuador Come to Standing Rock Indigenous leaders from Ecuador joined the protectors at Standing Rock recently to show solidarity and share information, as their community has had some victories against oil companies and politicians in the past few years.

Peru’s New President Summoned to Amazon by Indigenous Protestors

Peru’s New President Summoned to Amazon by Indigenous ProtestorsIndigenous peoples are part blockading one of the main tributaries of the River Amazon and demanding that Peru’s new president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski visit them - with no positive response to date.