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Illegal mines and “floating towns” on the Puré River leave uncontacted Indigenous peoples at risk

Mongabay 06 Feb 2023
Since its publication, no reliable data regarding the existence of the peoples around Puré River was available until 2010, when Roberto Franco García, an anthropologist and environmentalist, carried out an investigation in the area. Now it is known that more than 200 people from ...

Election act must uphold equality for everyone

Taipei Times 06 Feb 2023
“Where the members of the Legislative Yuan are to be elected from the indigenous peoples in plain areas and the indigenous peoples in mountain areas, the electoral districts shall be the indigenous peoples in plain areas and the indigenous peoples in mountain areas.”.

AHA News: Indigenous Populations May Have Higher Stroke Risk

News Graphic 06 Feb 2023
But little is known about stroke's impact on the estimated 370 million Indigenous people worldwide ... Balabanski said one limitation of how the original studies were conducted is that Indigenous people were not involved in overseeing the studies ... of stroke in Indigenous people.".

What Lidia Thorpe REALLY wants: Inside rogue senator's 'Blak republic sovereignty' agenda – as she ...

The Daily Mail 06 Feb 2023
Lidia Thorpe wants Australians to pay the 'rent' to Indigenous people, to rewrite the constitution and establish a treaty with 'colonial' settlers - as she quits as a member of the Greens in a bid to become the head of the 'Blak sovereignty' movement ... The 'Pay the Rent' tax could apply to Indigenous people too.

Australia PM pushes for bipartisan support on Indigenous referendum

RNZ 06 Feb 2023
Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese will push for bipartisan support on a referendum that aims to set up an Indigenous consultative committee in parliament, when it meets today for the first time this year ... She first wanted a treaty between the government and indigenous people, similar to what exists in New Zealand and Canada.

Anthony Albanese claims the 'hard-left and hard-right' are CONSPIRING together to bring down the Aboriginal ...

The Daily Mail 06 Feb 2023
'It won't also mean that people's backyards is threatened ... The National Party has said it will not support The Voice, while Greens Indigenous Senator Lidia Thorpe wants a government treaty with Indigenous people first ... Greens Indigenous Senator Lidia Thorpe wants a government treaty with Indigenous people before the Voice to Parliament.

Acquired, stored, forgotten: NYU Dentistry’s collection of Indigenous remains

Washington Square News 06 Feb 2023
How an NYU college came to possess the remains of over 200 Indigenous people, and how they were forgotten for 25 years ... This story begins 66 years ago, when the remains of 264 Indigenous people came into the possession of NYU Dentistry.

‘A different perspective’: the journalist reporting the Amazon through fresh eyes

The Observer 06 Feb 2023
“I became worried that journalism stigmatises Indigenous people,” she says ... “They want to wow people ... Brazil aerial photos show miners’ devastation of indigenous people’s land ... Amazônia Real explicitly states on its website that it seeks to defend Indigenous people, a stance many news organisations would refuse to take.

Indigenous senator quits party over Australian referendum

San Francisco Chronicle 06 Feb 2023
The Greens have suggested they will support a referendum likely to be held this year that would enshrine in the constitution a body representing Indigenous people to advise Parliament on policies that effect their lives. It would be known as the Indigenous Voice ... Another high-profile Indigenous Sen.

Tripura elections: TIPRA Motha in ‘secret’ alliance with Left, Congress, says Shah

Hindustan Times 06 Feb 2023
Union home minister Amit Shah on Monday launched a scathing attack on the Tipraha Indigenous Progressive Regional Alliance (Tipra) Motha in poll-bound Tripura, alleging the regional party has a “secret understanding” with the Congress and CPI(M) and is “trying to bring back Communist rule in the state by misleading indigenous people”.

Indigenous voice legislation to be introduced this parliamentary term if referendum succeeds, PM says

The Observer 06 Feb 2023
Legislation to set up the Indigenous voice would be introduced in this term of parliament if the referendum succeeds, Anthony Albanese hopes, and the body’s advice would be released publicly ... Albanese declares Indigenous voice won’t impact First Nations sovereignty ... People want the best outcome for Indigenous Australians.

Illegal miners in Yanomami reservation seek Brazil government help to leave

FX Empire 06 Feb 2023
“It is important to protect indigenous people, but we cannot criminalize the miners who are looking for a living to survive,” Roraima Senator Chico Rodrigues told Reuters ... involving the military, police and agencies that protect the environment and Brazil’s indigenous peoples.

Officer who investigated Indigenous man's death demoted, family says more needed

Castanet 06 Feb 2023
... family, who wanted the officer terminated, say on the family's behalf that the demotion is not enough to deter similar behaviour in the future and is a missed opportunity to address larger issues between Indigenous people and police.

Tripura parties oppose anti-Muslim law CAA

Kashmir Media Service 06 Feb 2023
The Tripura Motha Party (TMP) and Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT) have strongly opposed the anti-Muslim Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), introduced by the BJP government in India ... Another indigenous People’s Front ...

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