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A journey through Chile’s conflict with Mapuche rebel groups | Conflict News

“The possibility of rebuilding the Mapuche nation is on the horizon of many in the Mapuche movement.”Hector Llaitul, leader of…

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Africa

US federal court to decide fate of Dakota Access Pipeline permit | Indigenous Rights News

The $3.8bn pipeline crosses beneath the Missouri River, just north of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation that straddles the North…

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Middle East

Haaland visits Utah with eye on sacred Indigenous monuments | Indigenous Rights News

Haaland, the first Indigenous person to administer US public lands, looks to restore Utah monuments shrunk by Trump. United States…

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Latin America

This river in Canada is now a ‘legal person’ | Environment News

Montreal, Canada – Jean-Charles Pietacho says the belief that nature is a living thing that must be respected, has been…

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Africa

Sisters in the struggle: The journey from Wounded Knee | History News

When Stephanie Autumn was in her first year of college, she wasn’t sure if she wanted to be an interior…

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Africa

Freda Huson: An Indigenous ‘warrior’ for the next generation | Health News

Freda Huson starts each day with prayer in the quiet of the mountain forest where she lives in a small…

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Europe

Midnight Oil project aims to put Indigenous voices centre stage | Arts and Culture News

Melbourne, Australia – Peter Garrett, the bald, two-metre-tall frontman of Australian rock band, Midnight Oil, has never had much difficulty…

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Africa

Deb Haaland confirmed as first Indigenous US interior secretary | Environment News

The US Senate has confirmed Representative Deb Haaland as secretary of the interior, making the New Mexico politician the first Indigenous…

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Asia

Australian Indigenous group to rate mining firms on performance | Indigenous Rights News

After destruction of sacred site, Aboriginal group to assess firms on environmental, social, governance measures. An Aboriginal group said on…

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Africa

First Nation asks UN expert to probe systemic racism in Canada | Indigenous Rights News

Demand comes following Indigenous woman’s death in Quebec hospital last year after staff hurled racist insults at her. A First…

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Asia

Inuit group votes against supporting Nunavut mine expansion | Environment News

Inuit communities have raised opposition to the proposal to expand an iron ore mine on Baffin Island in northern Canada.…

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Africa

Haaland hearings signal uphill battle for Biden’s climate agenda | Business and Economy News

United States President Joe Biden is facing stiff resistance in the US Senate to his nominations for multiple cabinet and…

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Africa

Rio Tinto chairman quits over Aboriginal site damage in Australia | Indigenous Rights News

Anglo-Australian mining giant triggered an outcry last year when it blew up the 46,000-year-old rock shelters at Juukan Gorge. The…

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Africa

Inuit voices grow louder in fight over Nunavut mine expansion | Environment News

Montreal, Canada – As the mayor of Clyde River, a small Inuit hamlet in the territory of Nunavut in northern…

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Navajo Nation forecasts ‘community immunity’: 120,000 jabs given | Coronavirus pandemic News

The Navajo Nation continues its vaccine drive with over 120,000 doses administered on Friday, moving closer to becoming the first…

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Africa

Guatemalan genocide survivors march for justice | Crimes Against Humanity News

Guatemala City – Survivors of genocide and other crimes against humanity during Guatemala’s civil war are calling for justice as…

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Inspiring cultures: Bruce Lee’s Fist of Fury dubbed into Noongar | Arts and Culture News

It’s the film that inspired a generation: the flying kicks, the furious punches, the whirlwind sound effects. Fist of Fury…

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Annual march honours missing, murdered Indigenous women in Canada | Indigenous Rights News

On 30th anniversary of Vancouver march, advocates call for action to stem violence against Indigenous women and girls. Over 100…

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