Mexico alone has nearly five times the number of people of Native ancestry than the U.S. and Canada combined.
The 19th annual Native Cinema Showcase begins and ends with portraits of strong women.
Olivia Arévalo, an 81-year-old indigenous leader, was killed in Peru and her community apparently took justice in its own hands.
More than three million people speak Aymara in Bolivia, Peru and Chile.
Half a millennium after Columbus arrived, we have an opportunity — really one last chance — to avoid repeating the catastrophes endured by so many native peoples in the Americas.
The Mashco Piro people lived in a remote area of the rainforest but have been increasingly making contact with other communities.
Representatives of four Quechua communities will build the Q’eswachaka Bridge on the National Mall.
One community is being blamed for a fatal attack while another battles an epidemic that has claimed the lives of at least four children.
The Declaration provides provisions to help process indigenous land claims, and it gives major emphasis to seeking justice and improving protection for indigenous rights.
The four men were on their way to a meeting with other indigenous leaders in Brazil when they were fatally shot.
At least 77 uncontacted tribes are believed to live along the border of Peru and Brazil.
The seven members indicated they were fleeing violence along the Peru-Brazil border.
Tribal members were killed for resisting a rebel group.
Indigenous rights leader Alberto Pizango is among those who are accused of killing police officers during a blockade.
Native activists are occupying the largest oilfield site in Peru.
The Guardian reports on energy development in the Amazons of Peru.
A bus plunged off a cliff in Peru on Friday night, killing all 51 people on board, including 14 children.
The Ashaninka people in Peru have faced continued threats to their homelands over the past three decades.
The New Scientist tries to answer a question: How many uncontacted tribes are still left?
Authorities in Peru are investigating the murders of eight men whose deaths have blamed on the Ashaninka Tribe.
"Residents living close to the uncontacted Mashco-Piro tribe – whose photos went viral last month – will build a guard post to protect both the Indians and locals from violent...
Officials in Peru are concerned about an increase in sightings of an isolated tribe. A year ago this month, Survival International released the first known photos of the Mashco-Piro Tribe,...
"The Ashaninka are one of the largest indigenous groups in South America, their ancestral homelands ranging from Brazil to Peru. Since colonial times, their existence has been difficult --...
"In 2009, when the Peruvian film The Milk of Sorrow won top honors at the Berlin Film Festival, lead actress Magaly Solier did something surprising — she chose to accept...
Federal prosecutors dropped charges against actress/activist Q’orianka Kilcher and her mother, who were arrested for a protest outside the White House in June 2010. Kilcher, whose father is Quechua from...
Ollanta Humala, a former military leader and the son of an indigenous rights activist, won election as president of Peru. Humala is Quechua, who make up a significant percentage of...