Brazilian Indigenous leaders and environmentalists are outraged after lawmakers approved a measure that would affect claims to Indigenous land, and potentially, environmental protections.
Abao sings in the Paiwan language — not Chinese, which dominates Taiwan's pop music industry. Her popularity reflects the island's overdue recognition and awareness of Indigenous culture.
Francis urged political and religious officials to work toward "healing and reconciliation," but he did not formally apologize for the church's role in the forced reeducation of 150,000 children.
Of the 109 people currently listed as missing in South Dakota, 77 of them are indigenous. The state's legislature passed a bill this week to address the alarming crisis on and off reservations.
Indigenous protesters are using snowplows and wooden barricades to block a vital cross-country railway to protest construction of the Coastal GasLink pipeline, which they say runs through their land.
A years-long inquiry found that Indigenous communities have been targeted by a pattern of rights violations aimed at eradicating "their existence as Nations, communities, families and individuals."
Indigenous groups and human rights activists worry that the violence that raged through their communities in the 1970s and 1980s is making a comeback.
Videos show students associated with Covington Catholic High School chanting and laughing as they encircle Nathan Phillips, an Omaha Elder, at the Indigenous Peoples March in Washington last Friday.
Seattle-based researchers examined the disappearances and murders of Native American women in 71 U.S. cities. They found information on 506 documented cases — and huge, troubling gaps in the data.