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Jessica Carro: The forgotten Native people of the Americas (11/11)
Writer discusses the lack of information about Native people in South America.

Tribal community in Colombia sentences men for murders (11/10)
Five men and two minors, who belong to a militant group, were apprehended and quickly brought to justice.

Ten men charged for burning Indian woman alive in Paraguay (11/06)
Two leaders of the village are among those who have been charged with first-degree murder.

Glenn Morris: New UN official won't defend indigenous peoples (11/04)
American Indian Movement activist questions the naming of an official from China who will handle future developments from the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples.

Indian president of Bolivia wins election for historic third term (10/13)
Evo Morales, an Aymara coca farmer, secured 60 percent of the vote.

Supreme Court won't hear suit over Indian massacre in Mexico (10/08)
Ten survivors blamed the former president for a massacre where 45 people died.

Indian community in Colombia in mourning after lightning strike (10/06)
According to news reports, at least 11 people, including children, and at least 14 were injured.

Mark Trahant: Is independence in the future for tribal nations? (09/17)
What’s the difference in the self-rule of Scotland to that of Hawaii? Or Alaska? Or Nunavut? Or even Navajo?

Urban Indian population grows in Brazil's poorest neighborhoods (09/16)
Nearly a quarter of the nation's indigenous population now live in urban areas.

Peru investigates murders of four prominent indigenous leaders (09/11)
The four men were on their way to a meeting with other indigenous leaders in Brazil when they were fatally shot.

Jessica Carro: Native people treated like foreigners in Argentina (09/11)
Jessica Carro discusses the treatment of indigenous people in Argentina.

Tim Giago: Indigenous people of Australia and America share path (09/08)
There is a colonization connection the indigenous people of Australia and America share.

Lens: Gender identity among Warao people in remote Venezuela (09/05)
The Lens Blog of The New York Times talks to Alvaro Laiz about his experiences with the Warao people of Venezuela and a unique aspect of their culture.

Annenberg Foundation acquires sacred items for Alaska Native (09/03)
A Tlingit bentwood box that would have been used to hold sacred items was returned to Sealaska Heritage Institute.

Museum in Scotland acquires historic photos of Buffalo Bill's visit (09/03)
The McManus Art Gallery seeking the public's help in identifying the man who photographed a 1904 visit by Buffalo Bill's Wild West show.

Ask a Mexican: Why don't more Mexicans self-identify as Native? (09/03)
Gustavo Arellano explains why Mexicans are reluctant to identify themselves as indigenous even though they boast large numbers:

Indian studies professor denied position over remarks about Israel (09/02)
Faculty in the Indian studies program say they weren't consulted by university leadership and have cast a vote of no confidence in the chancellor.

DNA study finds distinct population of Native people in Arctic area (08/29)
Researchers say the group lived in isolation in eastern Canada and northern Greenland for nearly 4,000 years.

Jose Barreiro: Indigenous leaders hold historic meeting in Cuba (08/26)
Jose Barreiro discusses a meeting of indigenous leaders from across the Americas in Cuba.

Museum in Germany balks at repatriating scalps to tribes in US (08/18)
The Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians has asked for a scalp believe to have come from an Ojibwe ancestor.

Radio program in New York aims to keep Kichwa language alive (08/18)
Kichwa Hatari is a weekly show featuring news, music and updates in a Native language spoken in Ecuador.

Opinion: Tribes need seat at table for border security initiatives (08/13)
Writer says tribes should be included in border security initiatives:

Native Sun News: Report outlines benefits of indigenous forests (08/04)
Charlie Taylor died defending the forests of the Bosawas Biosphere Reserve of Nicaragua on April 13, 2013.

NPR: Relying on social media to keep Native languages alive (07/30)
NPR reports on efforts to keep Native languages alive on Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites.

Opinion: Auction of tribal property in France sets bad precedent (07/25)
Attorney Pierre Ciric denounces the sale of Hopi, Zuni, Pueblo and Navajo property at various auction houses in France.

Remote tribes facing threats from drug trafficking and logging (07/24)
At least 77 uncontacted tribes are believed to live along the border of Peru and Brazil.

Members of remote tribe receive care before heading home (07/22)
The seven members indicated they were fleeing violence along the Peru-Brazil border.

Navajo artist and Chinese artist collaborate for unique project (07/17)
Bert Benally and Ai Weiwei create 'Pull of the Moon' on the reservation.

Immigrants who speak Native languages face difficulty in US (07/14)
Native people make up a significant percentage of Mexican immigrants in New York City and many of them are running into language barriers.

Mary Pember: Federal raids slow black market of Indian artifacts (07/08)
Mary Annette Pember reports on how recent raids have slowed the global trade in Indian artifacts.

Chris Wondolowski inspires youth of Kiowa Tribe to play soccer (07/02)
The U.S. Soccer Team got knocked out of the World Cup on Tuesday but Chris Wondolowski remains a hero to the Kiowa Tribe.

Ambassador Harper thanks tribes for backing historic nomination (07/01)
Cherokee Nation citizen is first member of a federally recognized tribe in an ambassador-rank post.

Ache people file lawsuit against Paraguay over forced removal (07/01)
Tribe was forced out of homelands and onto a farm where many were beaten, sexually assaulted and sold into slavery.

Auction house in France goes ahead with sale of tribal property (06/30)
The U.S. Embassy said tribal representatives should have been allowed to look at the items prior to their sale.

Keith Harper: Eliminating violence against indigenous women (06/25)
As we prepare for the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples, we express great concern that indigenous women and girls often suffer multiple and intersecting forms of discrimination and poverty.

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