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Collective Efforts

In his recent post, Too quick to take the credit? Morgan Godfery argues that it was a “crass” move by the Māori Party to put out a statement taking credit for the $790 million hardship package included in this years Budget. 944 more words

NZ Party Politics

Mocked by electoral authorities, indigenous Mexicans threaten armed revolution

An indigenous leader threatened to lead an armed revolution this week after the head of Mexico’s National Electoral Institute (INE by its Spanish acronym) was caught on tape mocking him and indigenous people in general. 159 more words

Mexico News

From the Bosom of Mother Earth

GREEN PANEL:  JUSTICE – ENSURING INDIGENOUS PEOPLES’ AND LOCAL COMMUNITIES’ LAND RIGHTS

AUTHOR: Yoshabel Durand, University of Sheffield

Hosted on the International Land Coalition’s website… 610 more words

Global Land Forum Blogs

How can a Canadian mining company sue El Salvador for $301 million?

Friday morning, a delegation of anti-mining activists in kangaroo costumes made a visit to the OceanaGold headquarters in Toronto.

The kangaroos were to be accompanied by a delegation from El Salvador, visiting as part of the… 1,042 more words

News

Commerce or Corruption: The Economics of Mega-Dams

DOCUMENTARY EXPOSES CORRUPTION BEHIND MEGA-­DAMS IN SARAWAK, MALAYSIA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 7, 2015 (Sarawak, Malaysia)

The Borneo Project has released Commerce or Corruption?, the second film in a series of short documentaries exposing the realities of proposed mega­-dam construction in Sarawak, Malaysia. 416 more words

Videos

Keep Silent about the Indian Act: Section 67

For those who are certain that Canada is an entirely fair country that grants equal rights to all of its peoples, here is a shocking fact: until 2011, Aboriginals were not allowed to file human rights complaints in relation to the Indian Act. 1,038 more words

Indigenous Rights

President's Message

2014 has been a momentous year for the advancement of indigenous rights around the world. Through the United Nations World Conference on Indigenous Peoples held in September, indigenous leaders were able to win major commitments by the UN and to take their rightful place in the world community. 548 more words

ILRC