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Helicopter Seized by Peruvian Indigenous Group Over Oil Spill

Protesters are demanding compensation, emergency supplies and attention after an oil spill in their territory.Residents of a Wampis Indigenous community in the Peruvian Amazon seized a military helicopter and detained its crew Sunday as an act of pro...
by Actualité Distincte on Mar 8, 2016

Helicopter Seized by Peruvian Indigenous Group Over Oil Spill

Protesters are demanding compensation, emergency supplies and attention after an oil spill in their territory.Residents of a Wampis Indigenous community in the Peruvian Amazon seized a military helicopter and detained its crew Sunday as an act of pro...
by N3WS on Mar 8, 2016

Indigenous children removed from homes in the 1960s begin to heal

Indigenous children removed from homes in the 1960s begin to heal For three decades across Canada, thousands of aboriginal children were taken from their homes and adopted.by Lauren Pelley Mon Nov 02 2015KEMPTVILLE ....one by one, the 40 or so atten...

Peru: Indigenous Seize 11 Oil Wells Demanding Spill Clean UP

The Achuar communities say foreign oil companies pollute their lands and their clean water. They demand compensation and clean up of oil spills.Peruvian indigenous protesters seized oil wells in an Amazonian oil block Tuesday to press the government...
by Actualité Distincte on Sep 2, 2015

United States : Native Americans Protest US Bill Seizing Land for Mining

Apache Stronghold group held protests in front of U.S. capitol to draw attention to the seizing of their sacred land for a US$6 billion mine.A group of native Americans from the United States protested in front of the U.S. capitol in W...
by Actualité Distincte on Jul 22, 2015

Ecuador : Indigenous Group Rejects Dialogue with Government

Inside sources say that protesters are calling for blockading of roads into Ecuador's largest cities in order to prevent the arrival of food.One of Ecuador’s Indigenous organizations is calling on its membership to flatly refuse debate and to...
by Actualité Distincte on Jul 20, 2015

Canadian Mining Industry Abuses in Guatemala. And How Indigenous Communities are Fighting Back

“As far as I can tell, the Canadian Ambassador here is a representative for Canadian mining companies.” - Dr. Tony Bevington, paraphrasing a Latin American Minster of Energy and Mines in front of the House of Commons Standing Committee on...
by N3WS on May 31, 2015

Australia May Stop Providing Water and Power to Remote Aboriginal Communities

Up to 200 indigenous communities in Australia could lose access to power and water because the government says it can no longer afford to deliver the basic services.The remote communities are mainly located across the northern tip of Australia and th...
by Actualité Distincte on Feb 11, 2015

Indigenous Community Volunteers

Indigenous Community Volunteers (ICV) is a not-for-profit organisation that works with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders – not for them or on them. They utilise funds from government grants and donations to operate projects in indigenous commu...
by Outback Cooking on Apr 17, 2013


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