Brazilian activist awarded for fight against Amazon rainforest dam
Some 40,000 people from small, riverside communities have already been forced from their homes by the project
Indigenous woman registers to run for Mexican presidency in 2018
The front-runner in most polls is former Mexico City mayor and two-time presidential runner-up Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, a leftist with nationalistic leanings
Learn from indigenous people to fight climate change, says Swedish aid chief
At least a quarter of the world's carbon stored in tropical forests is found in territories managed by indigenous people
Wildlife charities fund abuses of pygmies in Congo Basin - report
Abuses by forests "eco guards" are increasingly drawing scrutiny
A decade of indigenous rights sees troubled progress in Brazil, advocates say
"We see our rights being violated all the time"
More precious than gold: 10 years of indigenous land rights under the UN Declaration
Signed 10 years ago, the U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples marked a huge step forward - but its promise remains unfulfilled, says Victoria Tauli-Corpuz
Reported murder of 'uncontacted' tribe exposes mining threats in Brazil's Amazon
"These tribes are completely vulnerable. If miners and loggers get into their land, they are very vulnerable to violence and diseases"
Six farmers killed in apparent land dispute in Peru's Amazon
Victims were part of a community of peasant farmers that had refused to leave the lands they work on when pressured by oil palm growers
Tribal leaders worried as battle to open up the Amazon to mining rages
"We fear forest destruction and river contamination because there is only one river inside this indigenous reserve. It will also have a huge impact to our culture and traditions"
Indigenous Peoples Day replaces Columbus Day in Los Angeles
Second largest U.S. city decides to recognize Native Americans instead of the Italian explorer