Whose Truth Is It Anyway

Fight for the Amazon: Brazil's Media in the Age of Bolsonaro

A journalist investigates land disputes in the Amazon and how Brazil's government uses misinformation as a smokescreen.

India

Fearing eviction, thousands of forest dwellers protest in India

Over 2,000 indigenous people rally in New Delhi against possible amendment to a law that protects their land rights.

Fearing eviction, thousands of forest dwellers protest in India

AJ IMPACT

'Referendum on Duque': Thousands march against Colombia president

Indigenous groups, students and labour unions rally against the right-wing government of Ivan Duque.

'Referendum on Duque': Thousands march against Colombia president

Opinion

The occupation of Alcatraz was a victory for indigenous people

On 50th anniversary of the takeover of the island, it's time to recognise how it inspired a global indigenous movement.

Kent Blansett

by Kent Blansett

Kent Blansett

Native Americans

Occupying Alcatraz: The spark that lit the US Red Power movement

Fifty years ago a group of activists set sail to reclaim Alcatraz Island, ushering in a new era of indigenous activism.

Occupying Alcatraz: The spark that lit the US Red Power movement

AJ Impact

Are Chile's industrial salmon farms changing the seas?

Some indigenous Chileans believe the farms are killing off marine life and also threatening their communities' future.

 Are Chile's industrial salmon farms changing the seas?

Australia

Australian police officer charged with murdering Aboriginal teen

Officer charged with one count of murder after 19-year-old man shot during attempted arrest in Northern Territory town.

Australian police officer charged with murdering Aboriginal teen

Indigenous rights

Colombia: Residents mourn indigenous leaders killed in Cauca

Five indigenous leaders were killed last Tuesday in the latest attack on native communities in southwest Colombia.

Colombia: Residents mourn indigenous leaders killed in Cauca

Environment

Brazil Amazon forest defender shot dead by illegal loggers

Paulo Paulino Guajajara, a member of the Guardians of the Forest group, died after being shot in the face.

Food

Wild eats: Malaysia's top chefs find jungle inspiration

Contemporary chefs are learning from indigenous people to incorporate wild, domestic produce into their dishes.

Wild eats: Malaysia's top chefs find jungle inspiration

Australia

Blood and water: Australia's Budj Bim gets global recognition

Budj Bim is the first site in Australia recognised specifically for its cultural significance to the Indigenous people.

Blood and water: Australia's Budj Bim gets global recognition

Indigenous rights

'Not a theme park': Tourists rush to beat Uluru climbing ban

Climbing ban is recognition of spiritual significance to indigenous people of monumental rock in heart of Australia.

'Not a theme park': Tourists rush to beat Uluru climbing ban

Native Americans

Crow Nation is a place where one could vanish - and many have

Bureaucratic loopholes, jurisdictional gaps, discrimination foster an epidemic of missing and murdered Native Americans.

Crow Nation is a place where one could vanish - and many have

Indigenous rights

Which US states are celebrating Indigenous Peoples' Day?

Several US states and cities have done away with Columbus Day celebrations in deference to Native Americans.

Which US states are celebrating Indigenous Peoples' Day?

Indigenous rights

Chile's indigenous groups decry discrimination on Columbus Day

Thousands bring Santiago to standstill on Columbus Day, denouncing discrimination and persecution of indigenous people.

Chile's indigenous groups decry discrimination on Columbus Day