Ethnology

Bernie Sanders' Wife Wants to Help Native American Voices Be Heard if She's First Lady

Jane Sanders is the wife of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, and her influence on his campaign is increasing. This week in Arizona, …

Bernie Sanders

Grosse Tete's newest resident Caspar the camel

Baton Rouge

Lone survivor of isolated Amazonian tribe captured on film for first time in decades

A rare glimpse has been captured of the lone survivor of an indigenous Amazonian tribe, who has been living in isolation for more than two decades.<p>The tribesman, who is known locally as the ‘man in the hole’ due to his habit of digging protective pits, was spotted recently in remote rainforest in …

Ethnology

Tribe’s Lone Survivor Glimpsed in Amazon Jungle, Healthy and at Work

RIO DE JANEIRO — The lone survivor of an isolated tribe in the Brazilian Amazon, monitored and assisted from afar by the government for decades, looks healthy in a rare new video released this week, which shows him swinging an ax at a tree.<p>Anthropologists say the man, who is believed to be in his …

World News

The Clinton Camp Thinks Native American Voters Could Make The Difference In Arizona

If Hillary Clinton pulls off a victory in Arizona next month, Democrats believe it will be due in part to one of the red state’s key voting blocs: …

Native Americans

Grappling With Native American Homelessness

Native Americans make up an outsized percentage of the homeless in places like New Mexico.<p>Transcript<p>SCOTT SIMON, HOST:<p>The American West is grappling with growing homelessness in cities with Native American communities. Indigenous people make up an outsized number of the vulnerable people who live …

Homelessness

Totem that symbolizes support for Bears Ears National Monument stops in Salt Lake City for tribal blessing

Salt Lake City

Footage of sole survivor of Amazon tribe emerges

Remarkable footage has been released of an uncontacted indigenous man who has lived alone in an Amazon forest for at least 22 years.<p>Semi-naked and swinging an axe vigorously as he fells a tree, the man, believed to be in his 50s, has never been filmed so clearly before and appears to be in …

World News

Sole survivor of uncontacted Amazonian tribe caught on camera in Brazilian rainforest

The lone survivor of an uncontacted indigenous Amazonian group in the Brazilian rainforest has been captured on camera.<p>The partially-naked man was …

Amazon Rainforest

Call for Water Act to further recognise Indigenous rights, interests - The World Today - ABC Radio

A group representing traditional owners from the Murray-Darling Basin is calling for changes to the Water Act, which it says doesn't fully meet …

Indigenous Australians

A New Native-Led Strategy for Fighting Keystone XL

NELIGH, NEB.—Ponca tribal activists Casey Camp-Horinek and Larry Wright Jr. sit beside Nebraska farmers Art and Helen Tanderup at a folding table on …

Liberal View

Celebrating indigenous expression: Cultural Survival Bazaar showcases ethnic heritage, arts around the globe

For the first time in a decade, indigenous art and culture will converge on the brick streets of Newburyport this weekend with the return of the …

Indigenous Peoples

The Navajo Nation Had a Novel Idea: Buy Remington

The Navajo Nation is one of the country's biggest Native American tribes, and it oversees a sizable investment trust. What it wanted to do with some …

Navajo Nation

Indians 101: The Siouan Language Family

The Siouan languages are found primarily in the Plains and in the Northeastern Woodlands of North America. With regard to origins, Raymond J. …

Anthropology

Indigenous peoples control one-quarter of world’s land surface, two-thirds of that land is ‘essentially natural’

A new study makes a significant contribution to the growing body of research showing that recognizing the land rights of and partnering with …

Amazon Rainforest

Peru stocks higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.19%

Peru stocks higher at close of trade; S&P Lima General up 0.19%<p>Investing.com – Peru stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the …

Stock Markets

Is the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals respecting the rights of indigenous peoples? - Press Conference (16 July 2018)

16 Jul 2018 - Speakers: Victoria Tauli-Corpuz (Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples); Tarcila Rivera Zea (Member of the UN …

Sustainable Development Goals

LA’s Tongva descendants: ‘We originated here’

KCRW listener Araceli Argueta wanted to know more about the history of Los Angeles’ indigenous people and submitted this question to Curious Coast. …

Los Angeles

What sovereignty means for America’s Indian tribes

AMID the headline-grabbing news from the Supreme Court this term—the travel ban upheld, Anthony Kennedy’s retirement—came something altogether more …

Tony Blair

Children of Many Colors Native American Powwow

The 18th Children of Many Colors Native American Powwow will take place July 20 - 22 on the lower athletic field of Moorpark College. This family …

Native Americans

Are these the last Dropka yak herders in Sikkim?

In the hills of northern Sikkim in northeast India, the Drokpa community live peaceful yet difficult lives. The hills resound with the songs the …

Liberal View

City zoo teaches kids about red-listed chimps

WHEN chimpanzee expert Jane Goodall did her study on the social and family interactions of wild chimpanzees for over 55 years, she certainly wanted …

Chimpanzees

Complaint seeks $34K from former Navajo Nation legal counsel

Investigators with the Navajo Nation are seeking more than $34,000 from the tribe's former legal counsel after she crashed a tribal vehicle and was …

Navajo Nation

Indigenous Malaysians fight new land law with maps of burial grounds

Under a new law, indigenous people will have to apply to the state for recognition of ancestral domain and communal forests<p>By Rina Chandran<p>BANGKOK, …

Forests

Grants remove offensive Native American imagery

A fund is helping remove offensive depictions of Native Americans in city buildings, schools and monuments in Michigan

Native Americans

Baby Chimp, Named After Jane Goodall, Born at Zoo on World Chimpanzee Day

In maybe the most adorable ape thing ever, a baby chimpanzee was born at Michigan’s Detroit Zoo on the first-ever World Chimpanzee Day.<p>In the early …

Chimpanzees

Is It Possible to Smell Weakness? Lemurs Can.

AnimalsWeird & Wild<p>An injured ring-tailed lemur’s personal scent plummets, and others can use that as a signal to swoop in on mates or territory.<p>You can’t bluff a lemur.<p>Humans can put on their “game face” to appear tough, but ring-tailed lemurs use scent to size up their opponents. That means these …

Lemurs

'It means the world to me': B.C. woman reunited with stolen ceremonial dance regalia

After a two-month search, a B.C. woman has been reunited with her ceremonial dance regalia thanks to help from the community in Prince George, …

British Columbia

As Indigenous Peoples Wait Decades for Land Titles, Companies Are Acquiring Their Territories

The Santa Clara de Uchunya community has lived in a remote section of the Peruvian Amazon for generations. Like many indigenous groups, this …

Indigenous Peoples

The voice of Indigenous data

THE ULURU STATEMENT from the Heart is essentially the same missive as sent by Tasmanians Walter and Mary Anne Arthur to Queen Victoria in 1846 – …

datasovereignty