respect traditional owners

End human rights abuses in forest conservation

“The National Park model of excluding indigenous peoples and local communities is fundamentally flawed. We have witnessed countless examples of human rights abuses in conservation projects.”

Book Review

Hugo Blanco on the indigenous struggle for land in Peru

"I have taken the term 'Indian' as the title of the book. It is the pejorative term used against us. The whip they use to hit our faces. I have picked up the whip. I find it more appropriate than using terms that soften or diminish the oppression...

Tramples Indigenous rights

Site C Dam: BC NDP fails major environmental test

The government's decision to build the dam makes it abundantly clear that the struggle to defend indigenous rights and the environment must be built outside of parliament

Stop Enbridge

First nation chiefs deposed for supporting pipeline

“When you are a hereditary chief leader you have responsibilities to your clan and you have to consult. They didn’t do that. Everything was a big secret up till now. At the end of the day, they are crawling into bed with Enbridge."

INTERNATIONAL JOINT STATEMENT

Condemn the murder of Honduran indigenous leader!

Berta Cáceres was a firm defender of small farmers and indigenous peoples’ rights and an inspiring social activist, both at regional and continental level, in defense of social and environmental justice, She was murdered in her home on March 3, by...