Brazil farm lobby seeks to dismantle indigenous affairs agency
The National Indian Foundation has sought to protect tribes by guaranteeing their land, putting it in conflict with farmers as production moves deeper into the Amazon rainforest.
Tokyo urged to stop using cheap timber in centrepiece Olympic stadium
"Our wish is that this petition be accepted by Japan and that they stop importing timber from Sarawak that encroaches the land of the Penan and indigenous people"
Brazil sacks head of indigenous agency amid land conflicts
Last year, 61 land rights campaigners were killed in Brazil, the highest level of violence since 2003
Brazil indigenous attacked, hands severed in land dispute -advocates
Three remained hospitalized
FEATURE-Indigenous group takes Brazil to court in landmark case
Brazil stands accused of failing to obey its own constitution in case that pits the state against indigenous people
Amazon natives in Peru take over oil field in land use dispute
Hundreds of natives of the Amazon region have reportedly taken control of an oil field and are demanding payment for use of the land.
Brazil indigenous protest over land rights turns violent
Dozens of indigenous people are killed each year in Brazil in fights with farmers and ranchers over land, often in the relatively lawless Amazon region.
Hooded gunmen kill civilians in rural Brazil land conflict - security officials
The killings are latest round of violence in Brazil where workers occupying territory are attacked by armed men linked to plantation owners and illegal logging operations
Montana tribe sues Trump administration for lifting coal moratorium
"A war on coal is a war on the Crow people"
Indonesia's new ally on war against haze - tribespeople
Indonesia is recruiting tribespeople to help fight outbreaks of haze which shroud Southeast Asia every year with a government deal designed to tap into traditional ways of containing forest fires.