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Ecuador: Victory for uncontacted tribes as oil drilling blocked in historic referendum

In a historic referendum, people in Ecuador have voted to block oil drilling on uncontacted tribes’ land in the…

Via Survival International

Brazil’s government launches major operation to evict miners from Yanomami territory

Authorities in Brazil have launched a major operation to remove thousands of illegal goldminers from the Yanomami territory in…

Via Survival International

Amazon forest guardians fulfil Bruno Pereira’s mission of Indigenous exchange

Pereira, who was murdered alongside British journalist Dom Phillips, planned to lead an Indigenous delegation 2,500km across Brazil to…

Via The Guardian

Museum urged to return totem pole stolen from First Nation village

First Nation leaders are set to meet with bosses from Scotland’s largest museum for talks on the repatriation of…

Via STV news

Meet the seed keepers reviving ancient, resilient crops

In north-western New Mexico, traditional Indigenous farming methods are being passed down to protect against the effects of climate…

Via The Guardian

Traditional knowledge guides protection of planetary health in Finland

Indigenous peoples in the Arctic are joining with scientists to rewild degraded peatlands

Via Mongabay

Protect Indigenous people’s rights or Paris climate goals will fail, says report

Rainforests looked after by communities absorb twice as much carbon as other lands, analysis shows

Via The Guardian

Help protect and preserve ancestral grave

We recently witnessed the desecration of a Shinnecock Indian ancestor’s grave, when a skull, bones, and 18th Century glass…

Via Go Fund Me