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National Indigenous Mobilization in Brasilia

National Indigenous Mobilization in Brasilia

October 2, 2013

In response to attacks on indigenous rights, Brazil's National Indigenous Association has called for a national mobilization. Thousands of indigenous peoples are marching across Brazil.

Photos from Our 2013 Annual Luncheon

Photos from Our 2013 Annual Luncheon

September 25, 2013

Our special guest this year was Mayalu Txucarramãe, an indigenous woman leader from Brazil working to defend her people from the Belo Monte Dam.

Vigil to Preserve Yasuní-ITT

Vigil to Preserve Yasuní-ITT

August 23, 2013

The vast majority of Ecuadorians want to preserve Yasuní-ITT, and many of them held a vigil in front of the Presidential Palace to show their support for the plan.

Photos from Our 2012 Annual Luncheon

Photos from Our 2012 Annual Luncheon

October 15, 2012

Our honored guests this year were Kichwa leaders from the Sarayaku community in Ecuador, who made world news headlines recently by winning their case before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights.

Occupy Belo Monte

Occupy Belo Monte

July 6, 2012

Scenes from the indigenous-led occupation of Pimental Island on the Xingu River. More than 300 people representing 21 indigenous villages and 9 different ethnicities are participting so far.

"Rivers for Life" Human Banner at Rio+20

"Rivers for Life" Human Banner at Rio+20

June 19, 2012

Nearly 1500 people used Rio’s Flamengo Beach as a canvas. Their bodies formed the lines of an enormous image promoting the importance of free-running rivers, truly clean energy and including indigenous knowledge as part of the solution to climate issues.

What Bulldozers and Cynical Politics Do, Shovels and Grassroots Resistance Undo

What Bulldozers and Cynical Politics Do, Shovels and Grassroots Resistance Undo

June 15, 2012

300 indigenous people, small farmers, fisherfolk, and local residents occupied the Belo Monte Dam project, removing a strip to restore the Xingu's natural flow and "freeing the river."

The True Cost of Chevron

The True Cost of Chevron

International coalition shakes things up at Chevron annual shareholder meeting

May 30, 2012

Each year Chevron faces opposition at its shareholder meeting, but this protest drew a larger and more diverse crowd galvanized by the oil giant's year of legal problems, oil spills and fines for reckless business practices.

Human Rights Court In Unprecedented Visit to Sarayaku

Human Rights Court In Unprecedented Visit to Sarayaku

April 27, 2012

Top judges of the Inter-American Human Rights Court visited the Kichwa indigenous community of Sarayaku to investigate their long-running case against the Ecuadorian government over rights abuses.

Achuar Leaders Take Their Cause to Canada

Achuar Leaders Take Their Cause to Canada

April 2012

Four Achuar leaders traveled from deep in the Amazon rainforest to Canada to confront Talisman Energy for drilling for oil in their ancestral territory.

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