Australia

Australia Aboriginals win right to sue for colonial land loss

The ruling in favour of the Ngaliwurru and Nungali groups paves the way for billions of dollars in compensation.

Australia Aboriginals win right to sue for colonial land loss

International Women's Day

Guatemalan women protest against decades of state violence

At annual International Women's Day march in Guatemala, families remember those who've suffered from state violence.

Guatemalan women protest against decades of state violence

Brazil

Amazon 'genocide': Brazil tribe waits for compensation

Military commanders deny attacking the tribe decades ago to make way for a new road.

Latin America

Central Americans confront amnesty for war crimes

Opposition grows to legislative initiatives in Guatemala and El Salvador that would set war criminals free.

Central Americans confront amnesty for war crimes

Latin America

Women land defenders face 'extreme criminalisation', added risks

In El Estor, Guatemala, women lead fight for land rights despite added risk of sexual violence and stigma.

Women land defenders face 'extreme criminalisation', added risks

Talk to Al Jazeera

Brazil vice president: Venezuela needs 'a change of government'

Hamilton Mourao discusses Venezuela's political crisis, Brazil reforms and the alleged persecution of minority groups.

Indigenous rights

Indigenous Xinka march over contested Guatemalan mine

The Xinka say Pan American Silver, a mining company based in Canada, isn't compliant with a Constitutional Court ruling.

Indigenous Xinka march over contested Guatemalan mine

Guatemala

Guatemala war survivors demand justice, not amnesty for military

Survivors and families of those killed during country's internal conflict march to reject proposed amnesty bill.

Guatemala war survivors demand justice, not amnesty for military

Native Americans

'The way we were raised': The story of an Inupiaq elder

As the ice thaws and new technology pervades, an Alaska Native elder finds life quickly changing in his Arctic town.

'The way we were raised': The story of an Inupiaq elder

Indigenous rights

Brazil indigenous group mobilises against planned soy railway

The Kayapo say they're worried that the project would bring farmers who use pesticides that would pollute local rivers.

Brazil indigenous group mobilises against planned soy railway

Opinion

Who is Native American?

The Elizabeth Warren saga has raised many questions in the US, but not the right ones.

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Indigenous rights

'The Klondike of ore mining': Fighting for the Sami way of life

An indigenous photographer in Sweden documents the beauty of his homeland – and the threats it faces from mining.

'The Klondike of ore mining': Fighting for the Sami way of life

Asia Pacific

Japan to recognise Ainu as 'indigenous people' for first time

The ethnic minority, mainly living on Hokkaido, has long suffered the effects of a policy of forced assimilation.

Japan to recognise Ainu as 'indigenous people' for first time

Indigenous rights

Brazil's indigenous groups decry Bolsonaro's escalating attacks

Report finds Brazil's indigenous communities are facing growing attacks, threats and land grabs under the new president.

Brazil's indigenous groups decry Bolsonaro's escalating attacks

Indigenous rights

Guatemala war crime survivors challenge amnesty bill

Indigenous survivors filed for an injunction against a bill that would free country's war criminals.

Guatemala war crime survivors challenge amnesty bill