U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders Honoured with Coast Salish Name

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders Honoured with Coast Salish NameVermont Senator Bernie Sanders received a Coast Salish name. In the Lushootseed language the translation is,"the one lighting the fires for change and unity."

California Pow Wow Shines Light on Two Spirit Community

California Pow Wow Shines Light on Two Spirit CommunityThe Bay Area American Indian Two Spirits (BAAITS) hosted their 5th annual Pow Wow last month at Fort Mason in San Francisco. These days a reintegration has begun and is making positive change in the Bay Area community.

Fellow Honduran Activist Nelson García Murdered Days After Berta Cáceres

Fellow Honduran Activist Nelson García Murdered Days After Berta CáceresAnother indigenous activist has been murdered in Honduras amid an escalating wave of repression against the relatives and colleagues of renowned campaigner Berta Cáceres, who was murdered less than two weeks ago.

Guatemala: Indigenous communities protest and “recover” sacred site Semuc Champey

Guatemala: Indigenous communities protest and “recover” sacred site Semuc ChampeyIn recent years, the popular tourist attraction of Semuc Champey in the Guatemalan department of Alta Verapaz has become a point of social conflict for the indigenous Q’eqchi’ Mayan communities surrounding the site.

Peruvian Indigenous Community Release Detained Officials After Reaching Agreement

Peruvian Indigenous Community Release Detained Officials After Reaching AgreementMembers of an indigenous group in the Peruvian Amazon have released eight detained officials after reaching an agreement with the president of state-owned oil firm Petroperú.