Cambodia

How indigenous 'vigilante' grandfathers protect forest life

A group of elders, frustrated with state response, protect forest from looting against backdrop of rising deforestation.

How indigenous 'vigilante' grandfathers protect forest life

Indigenous rights

Ecuador's indigenous march over 600km to demand an end to mining

Indigenous groups call on government to halt development projects in Amazon, saying they threaten food, land and water.

Ecuador's indigenous march over 600km to demand an end to mining

United States

Native American tribe turns to Congress in land dispute

Trump administration reversed Obama-era decision to recognise the Mashpee Wampanoag reservation in Massachusetts.

Native American Mashpee tribe turns to Congress in land dispute

Reporter's Notebook

Why the language of journalism fails indigenous people

A journalist with indigenous roots reflects on the making of We Are Still Here: A Story from Native Alaska.

US Midterms 2018

Native Americans Deb Haaland and Sharice Davids to enter House

Pair are the first Native American to get elected to the US Congress since it was established in 1789.

Native Americans Deb Haaland and Sharice Davids to enter House

Indigenous rights

Peru's natives fear Amazon River project may be fatal

Multi-million dollar project is set to span territory home to 424 native communities belonging to 14 native groups.

Peru's natives say Amazon Waterway Project threatens food sources

Brazil Elections 2018

Meet the first native woman voted to Congress in Brazil

The 43-year-old indigenous lawyer will represent the more than 900,000 indigenous people in the country.

 Joenia Wapichana: Brazil's first native woman voted to Congress

Maternal health

Saving the traditional midwife in Guatemala

For centuries midwives in rural Guatemala have played a key role in delivering babies despite the numerous challenges.

Saving the traditional midwife in Guatemala

Genocide

Guatemala's military carried out genocide, court rules

Judges rule military committed genocide during civil war, acquits ex-military intelligence chief of rights violations.

Guatemala's military carried out genocide, court rules

Guatemala

Guatemala: Indigenous survivors await genocide trial verdict

Judges set to decide on whether to convict ex-military intelligence chief Jose Mauricio Rodriguez of genocide.

 Guatemala: Indigenous survivors await genocide trial verdict

Human Rights

Trial for murder of Honduran rights activist delayed

Court indefinitely suspends trial of eight accused in 2016 murder of prominent environment, indigenous rights activist.

Trial for murder of Honduran activist Berta Caceres delayed

Honduras

Berta Caceres murder trial to begin despite family's doubts

Trial of 8 men accused of killing the rights activist to begin as family and others criticise Honduras's investigation.

Indigenous rights

Brazil's Pankararu finally win land rights, but fight isn't over

Indigenous group in Brazil's Sertao region wins land rights, but says it faces threats from soon-to-be evicted settlers.

Brazil's Pankararu finally win land rights, but fight isn't over

Latin America

Indigenous communities crippled in Argentina amid economic crisis

The crises is affecting the poor in every possible way, and while the government tries to contain the impact, for some it is already too late.

Indigenous rights

Court quashes Canada's approval of contentious pipeline

Future of $5bn project in limbo after court rules Canada failed to adequately consult Indigenous people.

Trans Mountain: Court quashes approval of contentious pipeline