Ancient Medicinal Knowledge of Amazon Tribes to Be Recorded in Writing for First Time in History

Ancient Medicinal Knowledge of Amazon Tribes to Be Recorded in Writing for First Time in HistoryAs The Guardian reports, a group of Matsés men have started compiling their knowledge of healing plants into a two-volume, 1044-page encyclopedia of the medicinal plants of the Amazon. It is the first encylopedia of indigenous knowledge written by shamans of the Amazon ever produced.

Amazonian Indigenous Peoples Reject Ecuador's Plans for New Oil Tender

Amazonian Indigenous Peoples Reject EcuadorRepresentatives of six indigenous nationalities traveled from their Amazonian communities to Quito this morning to reject plans by the new government of Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno to auction off oil blocks that overlap their titled rainforest territories.

EMDC Looking at a Sweat lodge for Indigenous Inmates

EMDC Looking at a Sweat lodge for Indigenous InmatesIndigenous inmates at the Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre may soon get the opportunity to participate in a cultural sweat ceremony, all while behind bars.

Indigenous Groups Warn Paris Accord Imperiled by Deforestation

Indigenous Groups Warn Paris Accord Imperiled by DeforestationIndigenous leaders from 14 countries, including Brazil and Indonesia, came to London as part of a European tour to protest against deforestation.

13,000-year-old Cave Paintings Found in Thaatimattayyah Hills

13,000-year-old Cave Paintings Found in Thaatimattayyah HillsPrehistoric new cave paintings were found in which painting of ‘shaman,' who was considered as a holy man, was unearthed.