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28 August 2015
This is the first part of an investigation by Convoca based on more than 1,000 environmental monitoring reports of hydrocarbons and electricity that were archived by three governments in Peru.
27 August 2015
Sergey Kechimov faces two years in prison, accused of threatening to kill two oil workers. He is one of the last Khanty people living near the 'sacred' Imlor Lake.
14 August 2015
14 year-old Peruvian Renata Flores Rivera's version of Michael Jackson's "The Way You Make Me Feel" has been viewed more than half a million times on YouTube.
9 August 2015
The Cultural Archive of the Nomatsigenga Language and Culture promises to be a blueprint for indigenous knowledge preservation in South America.
28 July 2015
In Mexico, the independent investigation agency SubVersiones has published a compilation video that chronologically shows what events that took place on July 19, 2015, in the indigenous Nahua community of Santa María de Ostula. That day ended...
A presidential decree was enough to expropriate almost 100 acres of land from the indigenous Otomi community for the construction of a new highway.
27 July 2015
A participatory video project in Western Australia's Great Sandy Desert is teaching about hand signs used by Aboriginal women elders while teaching the Kukatja language.
23 July 2015
In the Peruvian Amazon, the Chariboan Joi citizen journalism project has been training young Shipibo to digitally capture traditional stories from their elders to preserve their language and culture.
22 July 2015
21 July 2015
Independent media reported that the Mexican Army opened fire against civilians in the indigenous community of Ostula in Michoacán state. One news outlet said a 12-year-old boy was killed.
17 July 2015
Science writer Sophia Schweitzer looks at a landmark court decision ordering the Dutch government to act faster to protect its citizens against the harmful effects of climate change.
16 July 2015
8 July 2015
A citizen journalism project provides students from the Aymara Indigenous University of Bolivia "Túpac Katari" the opportunity to write about their experiences in this unique university.
3 July 2015
Indigenous youth from across Colombia gathered in Bogotá to share experiences and join the network of indigenous language digital activists.
30 June 2015
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18 June 2015
The First Mesoamerican Community Film and Radio Festival began on June 10 in Oaxaca and will continue on to various countries in the region from later in June.
12 June 2015
Community radio stations devoted to indigenous groups in Mexico once more confront governmental limitations on their work, facing off against elites with a distinct set of political ambitions.
7 June 2015
Ahead of Mexico's Vote, a Young Indigenous Woman Asks for an End to Silence Over Deaths and Disappearances
Her criticism of Nobel Peace Prize recipient Rigoberta Menchú's call to vote echoed through social media, adding weight to the argument to annul Mexico's June 7 elections.