On Wednesday, Indonesians go to the polls to determine their next president, no matter who wins, Indigenous people will lose.
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Efforts to pair the indigenous and democracy are vital. The indigenous of each community, sometimes difficult to define, are identified based on their historical ties to a particular territory and cultural or historical distinctiveness from politically dominant cultures. For example, you can also see our section on Native Americans.
Some 6,000 languages are spoken in the world, and nearly half of them are endangered, according to the UNESCO Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger.
Native Hawaiians divided on federal recognition saying they won’t settle for less than complete independence and control of more than million acres of land.
BHP and Rio Tinto are supporting a campaign to change Australia’s constitution to give a formal voice to Aboriginal people in federal parliament.
The University of Notre Dame will cover murals in a campus building that depict Christopher Columbus in America, the school’s president said.
Indigenous peoples stage solidarity march on Washington seeking to bring national attention to injustices endured by Indigenous people across the globe.
Jonathan Nez sworn in as Navajo nation president restoring hope, resilience and change Tuesday, drawing from the tribe’s history as a way to move forward.
North Dakota is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a Native American tribe over the state’s voter identification requirements.
President Bolsonaro issues an executive order making the Agriculture Ministry responsible for decisions concerning lands claimed by indigenous peoples.
It is especially outrageous for Native Americans to still have to fight to prove residency despite being the only Americans whose ancestors were born and raised on this land for millenium.