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It is not entirely clear whether the Indian navy has any higher level of indigenisation by value than either the Indian army or the Indian Air Force, as in the latter cases licensed-produced equipment has increasingly high Indigenous content by value ...
"Growing up as an Indigenous woman, I've seen first hand from my tribal elders and other strong women that I've grown up with - through experiences - that the world needs feminism," said Megan Alexander, a member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation of ...
The women's march has seriously wound down. Several hundred demonstrators are still massed in front of the White House, but Constitution Ave.
Indigenous residents of Lago Agrio have led a decades-long struggle against the oil corporation. Ecuadorean Indigenous leaders have won the right to take Chevron to court in Canada for US$12 billion in company assets over environmental damages.
Rio de Janeiro (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Brazil has announced changes to the procedure for demarcating Indigenous lands in a move campaign groups fear will weaken the land rights of communities facing mounting pressure from illegal logging ...
WASHINGTON - On the eve of the 58th presidential inauguration, Indigenous leaders of the Indigenous Environmental Network and youth of the International Indigenous Youth Council led a march and a flash round dance to send a message to Trump and ...
As part of 50 States of Art, The Creators Project is inviting artists to contribute first person accounts of what it is like to live and create in their communities.
Playwright Falen Johnson's first play, Salt baby, is one of self-discovery as a woman navigates life between the rez and the city.
"Mental health affects Indigenous communities in a different manner, and our treatment is often framed by a western biomedical approach," she said.
An after-school program in Saskatoon is combining Indigenous culture with theatre and performance, and for some participants, giving them a sense of pride and changing their lives.
Approximately 370 million indigenous people, 5,000 tribes, reside in more than 90 countries worldwide, within this territory lies 80 percent of the world's biodiversity.
SASKATOON - One of Saskatchewan's largest health regions says it's launching an external review into concerns raised by some Indigenous women who said they felt coerced into having tubal ligations after giving birth. The women complained that they felt ...
When Toronto-based filmmaker, curator and activist Michelle Latimer received a phone call from Vice's chief creative officer Eddy Moretti nearly two years ago to helm a project chronicling the oppression of Indigenous communities across North America ...
According to Unesco, local and Indigenous knowledge - transmitted from generation to generation - is pivotal to the fostering of locally appropriate sustainable development, an umbrella phrase that covers a variety of "understandings, skills and ...
"Looking at this ancient work built by your ancestors, built time out of mind, is really quite something in the same week that the first Indigenous MP Ken Wyatt was appointed to a government ministry," he said. The World Heritage process has started ...
Indigenous and Moro peoples organized a caravan traveling across The Philippines to gather in a national convening at the University of the Philippines, Diliman.
The Association of Manitoba Chiefs took part in a case brought forward by a non-Indigenous couple challenging the 13-month wait between when their child was apprehended at birth in 2015 and the date of their official post-apprehension hearing, which is ...
The Brazilian Minister of Justice Alexandre de Moraes announced Wednesday a decree which will change how Indigenous lands are demarcated in the country.
Mr Wyatt has been appointed Minister for Aged Care and Indigenous Health as part of a reshuffle forced by the resignation of former health minister Susan Ley.
The study is believed to be the first to look at whether women in Indigenous Latin American communities are willing to take self-screen and follow up with the results.
But a pocket of resistance to the festivities has formed in the heart of this city, with a handful of Indigenous dancers, filmmakers, singers and visual artists brought together this weekend to reflect on the native experience.
The University of Toronto is looking into hiring more Indigenous faculty and staff, while bolstering the school's recruitment of Indigenous students, in response to recommendations made in 2015 by Canada's Truth and reconciliation Commission. (Nakita ...
Pino has wanted to advocate for indigenous people since she was young. Throughout school she was bullied for her heritage. She recalled a time in elementary school when her mom braided her "long dark hair in two braids and wrapped buckskin cloths ...
There's a major gap in employment rates between Indigenous and non-Indigenous residents in the Northwest Territories, according to the latest numbers from Statistics Canada.
The memo asks the directors to collaborate with Indigenous community leaders and students to review all school team names, logos and mascots.
"The Aymaras have no borders, indigenous peoples know no borders," said Bolivia's Foreign Minister David Choquehuanca during the binational meeting of Indigenous communities. Choquehuanca is also Aymara and grew up on the banks of the same lake.
Organisations, including the Indigenous Art Code and arts Law Centre, want a licensing scheme in place before the Commonwealth Games next year bring an anticipated flood of knock-off work.
A picture posted on social media showing a pile of decapitated goannas has prompted claims of cruelty and calls for Indigenous hunters to respect native animals. An Aboriginal culture centre in remote Western Australia has condemned the image of the ...
FILE - Security officials block Pataxo Indigenous men from entering the Planalto presidential palace in Brasilia, Brazil, Nov. 22, 2016.
On November 1, 2016, the Constitutional Chamber of Costa Rica's Supreme Court provided some good news to a Terraba (Teribe) Indigenous territory when it stopped the state-run Costa Rica Electricity Institute (ICE by its Spanish acronym) from going ...
Where governments barter away the health of our planet and the wellbeing of our people, making bargain after Faustian bargain with investors and developers reaching for short-term wealth, Indigenous movements and their allies are asserting their rights ...
Indigenous leaders in Canada are calling for a national strategy to combat a suicide crisis in their communities, after two 12-year-old girls committed suicide earlier this month.
TORONTO - Joseph Boyden's recent public statement and interviews about his Indigenous roots are too vague and don't fully address the heart of the ...
This is part 2 of a 3-part series looking at stories of Indigenous resilience. Click here to read part 1. Having grown up as a Sixties Scoop adoptee, Gord Petruic has struggled with finding his identity.
On January 11, 2017, the world lost one of its fiercest warriors against colonialism when Art Manuel passed away. This article, published last year in the First ...
OTTAWA -- Indigenous leaders are set to press the federal government on Thursday over services available in Wapekeka First Nation -- a tiny community in northern Ontario mourning the suicides of two 12-year-old girls.
West Australian Indigenous MP Ken Wyatt's supporters are welcoming his new ministry but say he would be well qualified to become the federal Indigenous ...
Indigenous Canadians face a crisis as climate change eats away island home. rising sea levels mean that Lennox Island has lost more than 400 acres in just a few generations.
Change is best realized from the bottom up." Additionally, a resolution encouraging the University of Michigan to recognize indigenous peoples' Day was unanimously passed. The resolution was introduced last week and aims to celebrate the holiday on the ...
Internal documents show the government wants to create a social finance strategy specifically for indigenous peoples. Johnston said that strategy would have to focus on helping startups acquire the business knowledge needed to run a company and address ...
A routine selfie stop saw Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's friendly grin swapped for a look of stunned surprise, when he was confronted with a question on ...
The National Inquiry into Missing and murdered Indigenous women and Girls has added two well-known Indigenous lawyers to its legal team.
The newly-adopted recreation and facilities master plan for the City of Thunder Bay was drawn up with "significant" input from Indigenous stakeholders in the area, according to the city's project manager who oversaw the plan's development.
Indigenous women are asked to fit into their organizations. Sometimes it's with simple questions, and it's uncomfortable to confront something so subtle, systemic, and troubling.
Indigenous health minister Ken Wyatt says it is 'unbelievable' it has taken so long for an Indigenous person to reach the ministry.
Baldenegro, the 2005 recipient of the Goldman Environmental Prize for North America, was found dead outside a relative's house in Chihuahua.
But the broader issues raised in his situation are what drew my attention -- issues such as distinguishing who has lived experience as an Indigenous person (on or off reserve), who has traced and verifiable connections to First Nation communities, and ...
A documentary about a First Nations-owned rail line, an Inuit thriller and several Indigenous Actors are among the nominees for this year's Canadian Screen Awards, which were announced on Tuesday.
An exhibition showcasing art from Indigenous Australians in or recently released from Victorian prisons opens today in Melbourne.
An Indigenous Water Protector and an Alpine resident were arrested after locking themselves to pipe-laying equipment at an Energy Transfer Partners ...







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