Paraguay suspends British expedition into ‘Gran Chaco'

Paraguay suspends British expedition into ‘Gran ChacoIn the wake of protests against British Natural History Museum’s (NHM) expedition into a remote region in Paraguay, as the contact might disturb the 'un-contacted' aboriginal people’s lifestyle and health, the Paraguayan government Monday suspended the expedition.

According to a government statement, the trip has been suspended until Paraguayan environmental ministry further consults with indigenous tribes’ representatives.

Why U.S. apologized to the Cherokees

Why U.S. apologized to the CherokeesCNN) -- With the midterm elections over, it's time for Americans to leave behind the recent attempts to demonize an entire people. We needn't look to Nazi Germany or apartheid South Africa for examples of the labeling and abusing of others. The suspicions promoted about Hispanics as criminals and Muslims as terrorists were only the latest reminders of discrimination throughout our own history.

Peru shows the world images of lost tribe

Peru shows the world images of lost tribePeru claims a lost tribe, previously untouched by civilisation, has been discovered.
Peru claims a lost tribe, previously untouched by civilisation, has been discovered.

Peruvian authorities have released video footage of what is claimed to be a previously undiscovered group of Indians in the Amazon.

Rainforests, wildlife preserved by indigenous spiritual beliefs

 Rainforests, wildlife preserved by indigenous spiritual beliefsNew research within the native Wapishana and Makushi communities of Guyana suggests that indigenous cultural beliefs such as shamanism help preserve tropical forests and wildlife.

Saginaw Chippewa tribe reburies remains of 67 ancestors in Flint

Saginaw Chippewa tribe reburies remains of 67 ancestors in FlintFLINT, Michigan — In a ceremony filled with ritual and symbolism, the remains of 67 American Indian ancestors were laid to rest Saturday in the city of Flint.

About 50 people gathered for the reburial at 519 Stone St., where the remains were discovered nearly three years ago during a construction project.