for the tenth day in a row, thousands of indigenous protesters paralyze the capital Quito to denounce the cost of living

Indigenous protesters march for the tenth day in a row in the streets of Quito, under a state of emergency, in Ecuador, on June 22, 2022. VERONICA LOMBEIDA / AFP Thousands of Ecuadorian natives marched on Wednesday, June 22, through the streets of Quito for the tenth day in a row. This increasingly tense standoff … Read more

Coca Pola, the drink of the indigenous nasa in Colombia to which Coca Cola has declared war – CVBJ

A soft drink, a beer, an energy drink, a brandy and even a rum. These are some of the products made from the coca leaf that have come from Cauca, a Colombian region inhabited by the indigenous nasa, who have faced the historical stigmatization of that plant. Breaking with prejudices, largely generated by cocaine, has … Read more

In Bolivia, the great indigenous march ends in indifference

The indigenous march arrives in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, on October 16, 2019. AIZAR RALDES / AFP There is an air of weariness. The one that wins those who hoped to expose their grievances at the top of the state, who waited weeks, and who failed. For sixty-two days, hundreds of indigenous people from the Amazon, … Read more

NASA Pre-proposal Teleconference for MAIANSE CONNECTing Indigenous Culture and Science Through Co-design of STEM Ecosystems (MAIANSE CONNECT)

NASA Pre-proposal Teleconference for MAIANSE CONNECTing Indigenous Culture and Science Through Co-design of STEM Ecosystems (MAIANSE CONNECT) Status Report From: NASA HQ Posted: Thursday, December 2, 2021 ENGAGEMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN NASA STEM (EONS) 2022 Pre-proposal Teleconference for MAIANSE CONNECTing Indigenous Culture and Science Through Co-design of STEM Ecosystems (MAIANSE CONNECT) Wednesday, December 8, 2021 3:00-4:30 … Read more

Telefilm Canada head talks gender parity, Indigenous creators and diversity – Celebs.Cool

On her first day as executive director of Telefilm Canada, the state-owned body that fosters the cultural, commercial and industrial success of Canada’s audiovisual industry, Christa Dickenson said she was keen to get on with the work of “achieving a balanced and representative funding portfolio that encompasses gender parity and diversity”. Today, nearly two years … Read more

Indigenous peoples, major players in the protection of species and ecosystems

A demonstration of indigenous people for their right to dispose of their ancestral lands in Brasilia, August 27, 2021. AMANDA PEROBELLI / REUTERS With a large majority of votes and applause. On Friday, September 10, members of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) adopted a resolution affirming the need to protect 80% … Read more

A statue of Christopher Columbus in Mexico will be replaced by that of an indigenous woman

In this archive photo of September 28, 2020, a vandalized statue of Christophe Colom, on the Paseo de la Reforma (“promenade of the Reformation”) in Mexico City. MARCO UGARTE / AP A few days before the 200e anniversary of the country’s independence from Spanish rule, the Mexican authorities confirmed, Monday, September 6, that a statue … Read more

Statue of Portuguese navigator Pedro Álvares Cabral set on fire in Brazil by an indigenous group – Observer

A statue of Portuguese navigator Pedro Álvares Cabral, in Rio de Janeiro, was set on fire at dawn this Wednesday. The act was claimed by an indigenous collective, Uruçu Mirim, in a protest against the so-called “time frame”, a law that defines that indigenous peoples can only claim lands where they were established before October … Read more

He sang with the Rolling Stones and breaks it in the United Kingdom with his sonorous stories in tribute to indigenous peoples

San Juan Iliana Díaz López has been breathing music for 33 years. From a very young age, she took advantage of the money from the school snack to spend it on cassettes, cables and adapters, which she used to record in the living room of her house all the songs that she composed with her … Read more