indigenous rights

January 25, 2023
Carole Concha Bell

Women and Indigenous groups denounce widespread sexual violence perpetrated against Indigenous girls and women in northern Argentina.

December 28, 2022
Kelly Bauer

Throughout Chile’s constitutional process, right-wing rhetoric has rejected Indigenous recognitions and representation in defense of the status quo.

December 21, 2022
Romina Green Rioja with Elisa Loncon and Alondra Carrillo Vidal

Two Constitutional Convention representatives reflect on the process of drafting the world’s most progressive constitution.

November 1, 2022
Giovanna Montenegro

In 2007, Saamaka advocates triumphed at the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights, winning key rights and damages. Today, those rights are under attack.

July 20, 2022
Lucía Cholakian Herrera

The 1924 attack was finally proven and recognized during the Napalpí truth trials held this year, and reparations have begun.

May 31, 2022
Carole Concha Bell

After vowing to do things differently, the Boric administration has invoked a familiar playbook in Mapuche territory. The difficult of breaking with the status quo speaks to the entrenched power of the Right.

February 10, 2022
María Inés Taracena

After a decades-long fight against transnational mining interests and state repression, the community’s case could set a new precedent for Indigenous land and resource rights.

November 16, 2021
Vaclav Masek

In the latest episode of a lengthy saga of repression and resistance, Maya communities demanding to be consulted about a foreign-owned nickel mine in their territories now live under a state of siege.

September 22, 2020
Amy Booth

After the interim government declared an early end to the school year, patchy internet and poverty threaten to reduce the number of low-income youth that pursue higher education.

December 5, 2019
Eve Bratman

Record fires in Brazil’s Amazon this year marked a political protest led by ranchers who, already empowered under Bolsonaro’s government, are keen to push the government to fully embrace a dictatorship-era extractive doctrine. 

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