Indigenous rights

Australia

Could Australia soon recognise sovereigns other than the Queen?

It's the last ex-British colony to not ratify a treaty with its First Nations people, but that may be changing.

Could Australia soon recognise sovereigns other than the Queen?

Opinion

Saving tigers, killing people

States are evicting and murdering Indigenous people in the guise of biodiversity conservation.

Souparna Lahiri

by Souparna Lahiri

Souparna Lahiri

First Nations

Billboards celebrate indigenous women's resilience in Canada

Fifty First Nations, Inuit and Metis women artists will have their work on display on billboards across Canada.

Billboards celebrate indigenous women's resilience in Canada

Witness

A Cold War Family Reunion

Long after the Cold War and decades of separation, a Native American tribe plans a reunion.

Witness

On a Knife Edge: The Life of a Young Lakota Warrior

A Lakota teenager growing up on the Pine Ridge Reservation confronts the injustices facing his people.

Indigenous rights

Ecuador's indigenous launch petition to save the Amazon

Community calls on world to demand its territory stay free of oil drilling.

Ecuador's indigenous Waorani launch petition to save the Amazon

Opinion

Why is the pope not apologising to Canada's indigenous people?

Pope Francis remains silent over the abuse indigenous children suffered for 150 years at the hands of Catholic priests.

Andrew Mitrovica

by Andrew Mitrovica

Andrew Mitrovica

Brazil

Indigenous Brazilians rally to demand land rights protection

Over 3,000 people arrive in Brasilia to denounce what activists say is an unprecedented rollback of indigenous rights.

Indigenous Brazilians rally to demand land rights protection

Human Rights

Brazil: 2017 one of 'bloodiest years' for land conflicts

New data shows at least 70 people were killed last year as land conflicts in country's Amazon intensified.

Brazil: 2017 one of 'bloodiest years' for land conflicts

Aboriginal Australians

Is Australia creating a new stolen generation?

A decade after Australia's stolen generations apology the number of indigenous children in out-of-home care has doubled.

United States

US Natives organise to end homelessness and racism

Unsheltered indigenous people face institutionalised challenges in their fight for equality across the US.

US Natives organise to end homelessness and racism

Venezuela

'We'll end up dead': The indigenous fleeing Venezuela

The binational indigenous group says it is being denied its rights on both sides of the border.

Indigenous Yukpa face humanitarian crisis after fleeing Venezuela

Canada

Thousands to protest oil pipeline in Canada

Indigenous groups, residents and activists expected to hold mass rally in Burnaby, British Columbia, on Saturday.

Canada: Thousands to protest Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

Bolivia

Bolivia's indigenous women cope with climate change

Government agencies and NGOs collaborate to empower Bolivian women to take on a greater role in their communities.

Bolivia's indigenous women cope with climate change

Guatemala

Community radio 'keeps culture and language alive'

Despite the legal challenges, Indigenous communities use radio to 'keep their language and culture alive'.