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Aboriginal Specific News – World – Page 3

Tanks move in around Earth’s most threatened tribe

Brazil’s military has moved in to stop illegal logging around the land of Earth’s most threatened tribe. © Exército Brasileiro Survival International has received reports that Brazil’s military has launched a major ground operation against illegal logging around the land of the Awá, Earth’s most threatened tribe. Hundreds of soldiers, police officers and Environment Ministry special […]

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Towards understanding Pukhtoon Jirga

Now if the jirga still enjoys a slightly respectable place in Pukhtoon culture, it is because of its previous track record. Jirga, in the past, has resulted in various just decisions even against the influential people as well as criminals. It protected the weaker section from exploitation. It also made quick decisions and kept the […]

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Red Road Lost: A Story Based on True Events

 In all of the states with relatively high American Indian populations, incarceration rates average four times that of non-Indians. For example, in Montana, American Indians are 6% of the population, but represent more than 20% of the people in prison. American Indian women represent the same 6% but are 32% of incarcerated women in the […]

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Rare Indigenous victory fosters unprecedented possibilities

The conviction of former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt is unprecedented. Never has a previous head of state been convicted of genocide or crimes against humanity in his own country. Members of the judiciary, including Claudia Paz y Paz, the first female Attorney General of the country, courageously pursued the court case in spite of […]

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Awá tribe’s desperate call to evict loggers

Earth’s most threatened tribe has sent an urgent appeal to Brazil’s government to evict invaders from their forest, as Brazil soccer fans lend their support for the tribe. Despite a federal judge’s ruling ordering Brazil’s authorities to remove all invaders on Awá land by the end of March, not a single person has yet been evicted. […]

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Tanzania: Land grab could spell ‘the end of the Maasai and the Serengeti’

By Survival International The Tanzanian government this week announced a new ‘conservation’ area on Maasai lands, which community leader Samwel Nangiria says will spell ‘the end of the Maasai and the Serengeti ecosystem’. The Maasai have been bitterly opposed to the grabbing of their village lands in Loliondo division by the government and have sworn […]

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Amazon Indians unite against Canadian oil giant

Amazon Indians from Peru and Brazil have joined together to stop a Canadian oil company destroying their land and threatening the lives of uncontacted tribes. Hundreds of Matsés Indians gathered on the border of Peru and Brazil last Saturday and called on their governments to stop the exploration, warning that the work will devastate their […]

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“Kill us all and bury us here,” the Guarani people of the Amazon

“Kill us all, then bury us here” is the breaking point desperation of the Amazon’s Aboriginal peoples who are being pilloried out of their country – lands, rivers and forests, from their whole way of life – by multinational giants rapaciously profiting from the mining of their lands. Not only is the Amazon’s forest rapidly […]

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