Sunday, September 19, 2021

Amazonas, the Opera

A groundbreaking operatic spectacle puts Brazil's Yanomami tribe in the spotlight – and highlights the destruction of the rainforest. Jan Rocha reports.  
President Piñera heads for conflict with the Mapuche.
From Bolivia Nick Caistor asks if a new law will make it easier for indigenous communities to live alongside each other.
Indigenous people mobilize to protect their land rights in Guatemala whilst the government fights to protect the interests of international investment.
A recently released UN report has found that indigenous tribes in Colombia are critically endangered.
Daniela Estrada discusses the political motivations behind the Mapuche hunger strikers.
Despite a growing outpour of international support and solidarity, there is no end in sight to the paramilitary violence being waged against the Indigenous Triqui people of San Juan Copala in Oaxaca, Mexico.
Over the last few months the FNRP has collected 1.2 million signatures from all over the country for a petition demanding a new constitution
The leading indigenous organisation, CONAIE, has published an open letter in response to the crisis affecting the country.
The level of social inequality among indigenous groups is 11 times greater than in any other group. Article, in Spanish , in El Universal newspaper.

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