The miners reportedly bragged about the slaughter.
It is important to remember that there is a lot more to India than the craziness one experiences, if one has the desire and the patience to look for it.
"The principle reason is their lack of land," Mary Nolan, a U.S. nun and human rights lawyer, told The Guardian. "The Guarani
Over the past few weeks, all twelve indigenous villages participating in a referendum voted against mining on Niyamgiri, a mountain sacred to the tribe. The victory gives rare hope to India's 650-odd tribes, many of which face displacement by mining, dams, and other "development."
On Father's Day 2013, dads around the world will be celebrated for the immeasurable contributions they make to their children
On Mother's Day 2013, women around the world will be celebrated for the immeasurable contributions they make to their children
State Dept. Keystone XL Contractor ERM Also Green-lighted Explosive, Faulty Peruvian Pipeline Project
Throughout its history, ERM has proven instrumental in the fossil fuel industry's deployment of the "Tobacco Playbook," magically transforming one-sided scientific debates like climate change and ecological impacts of extreme pipeline proposals into faux two-sided disputes.
Last November I was in Colombia researching the situation of the Arhuaco tribe for tribal rights organization Survival International
As the 2012 London Olympics get underway, Survival International profiles tribes around the world for whom games from the
Construction of an oil pipeline running for approximately 207 kilometers through one of the most remote, biodiverse parts of the Peruvian Amazon has been delayed.
The solution to the Awá's problems is actually relatively simple: their lands need to be protected and their rights respected.
Perenco's operations will generate '60,000 barrels of crude oil a day', the article reported, 'for approximately 20 years
This isn’t the first time a company has threatened the existence of the Ayoreo. Wired Magazine reports that Mennonites, Christians
Unfortunately, most meetings of so-called modern communities don't lead to bread breaking, much less national holidays. Not
Newly released images of uncontacted Brazilian Indians reveal a thriving world that may soon be destroyed. The photos were
From Survival International: Indigenous people are on the frontline of climate change. They are already feeling its effects
The government of India has halted plans by UK-based Vedanta Resources to establish a bauxite mine of the sacred tribal lands
I am surprised that share-tipsters continue to recommend Vedanta as a desirable investment. Regrettably, many shareholders, content to read about the share price, remain silent about Vedanta's detrimental impact on local communities.
They and their relatives apparently live in six communal shelters known as malocas, according to the government, which has