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laughed Geranio. We were fishing in the Amazon Basin on the edge of the world's most bio-diverse ecosystem. I was there to spend time with the Waorani, one of Ecuador's Indigenous tribes who today number no more than 3000. Not that any of that mattered to the piranha. Getting to the Amazon had been ...
A concerted push is underway in South America that could see the Guarani Aquifer, one of the world's largest reserves of fresh water, soon fall into the hands of ... Named after the Guarani indigenous people, the Guarani Aquifer is the world's second largest underground water reserve and is estimated to be ...

She has lectured and presented exhibitions documenting the plight of indigenous peoples throughout North and South America. Monday's lecture is sponsored by EIU's art and design, history, and journalism departments, Latin American studies, the humanities center and the provost's office. The Buzzard ...
Baptiste's colleague in the Faculty of Nursing, Heather Bensler, BN'96, co-director, Indigenous initiatives, shares similar sentiments. Although she doesn't consider herself an expert in Indigenous health, Bensler spent three years working in South America with Indigenous communities, helping them to take ...
Many Indigenous Athletes have represented Australia at the Summer Olympics. But, in Pyeongchang, figure skater Harley Windsor is set to become Australia's first Indigenous Winter Olympian. While Windsor's ... South American involvement started with Argentina at the second Winter Olympics in 1928.

Thanks to the continued efforts of UVA's Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection, it is also a premiere destination for Australian Aboriginal art. ... in the New York City museum's Michael C. Rockefeller Wing, which houses art from sub-Saharan Africa, the Pacific islands and North, Central and South America.
... "the Indigenous inhabitants of North and South America endured an unending firestorm of violence. During that time the native population of the Western Hemisphere declined by as many as 100-million people. The European and white-American destruction of the native peoples of The Americas was the ...
The wailing newborn had just gone from purple to pink when researchers from Duke University whisked her out of the delivery ward and started collecting fingernail clippings and saliva swabs. Investigators are hoping that Sofia, and infants like her, can provide clues about how rampant gold mining in this ...
Indigenous to France, where it makes rather rustic wines in the Cahors region, Malbec was brought to Argentina in the 19th century. While the grape's status has diminished greatly in France, it has gotten a second lease on life in Argentina, where the dry, sun-kissed climate and complex soils produce dark, ...
"Forests, rivers, and streams are exploited mercilessly, then left barren and unusable," the pope declared in a second speech to a crowd of both Indigenous and nonnative listeners. "Persons are also treated the same way: They are used until someone gets tired of them, then abandoned as 'useless.'".
The 81-year-old pontiff has confronted sensitive issues at every turn since he began his visit Monday, offering an apology to victims of priestly sexual abuse, praying with survivors of Augusto Pinochet's brutal dictatorship, and calling for protection of the rights of Chile's persecuted Indigenous communities.
An estimated 4,000 people from Indigenous groups from throughout South America will gather to hear the pontiff speak Friday in the Peruvian Amazon. ... Authorities in Chile are investigating yet another burning of a Roman Catholic Church while Pope Francis is visiting the South American nation.
The leaders also want Francis to back their call for the state to grant 20 million hectares (77,000 square miles) in collective land rights to Indigenous groups. That is an area roughly equivalent in size to Senegal. An estimated 4,000 people from indigenous groups throughout South America will gather to ...
An estimated 4,000 people from Indigenous groups from throughout South America will gather to hear the pontiff speak Friday in the Peruvian Amazon. ... Authorities in Chile are investigating yet another burning of a Roman Catholic Church while Pope Francis is visiting the South American nation.
"This has the potential to affect commercial, recreational and Indigenous fish stock." He said it was vital to investigate how many of the fish were in the river and where. "We then need to eradicate them as quickly as possible," he said. He said electrofishing - where fish are stunned with an electric shock, ...
Today, we will tell you about words English has taken from languages of The Americas. The Americas include North America, South America and the Caribbean. When Europeans arrived in the land now known as North America, millions of indigenous people were already living there. Indigenous Americans ...

PBS said recent discoveries informed by Native American oral histories have produced "new perspective" on North and South America that ancient people across these two continents may have been part of a single interconnected world. The series was made with the active participation of Native-American ...
They're completely ignoring it. I mean, they're - they are - he's addressing the issue of migrant, which is another major issue in Chile. There's something like 800,000 migrants in this country, 400,000 of which - possibly 200,000 to 400,000 are undocumented. There is an issue with the indigenous people in ...
Pope Francis on Monday begins a weeklong visit to Chile and Peru that is expected to highlight the plight of the continent's indigenous peoples, the decimation of the Amazon rainforests and the struggles of immigrants and the poor. The trip will mark the Argentine pope's fourth visit to South America, ...
Concord -- An effort to rename "Columbus Day" as "indigenous peoples' Day" reached the New Hampshire House on Wednesday, bringing a ... Instead, Pouliot recommended Amerigo Vespucci, an Italian who sailed around South America and lent his name to both continents, as a more appropriate hero.
The southern branch includes the other tribes in the United States, as well as all indigenous people in Central America and South America. Both the Anzick child and Kennewick Man belonged to the southern branch, Dr. Willerslev and his colleagues have found. So he was eager to see how the people of ...
An Alaskan baby buried 11,500 years ago has clued scientists in to a forgotten branch of the Native American family tree. This child's DNA is more ... The other moved south, splitting yet again roughly 15,000 years ago into two distinct populations that peopled North and South America. "If you could ask for ...
Decoding the infant's complete set of DNA let researchers estimate the timing of key events in the ancestral history of today's Native Americans and indigenous peoples of Canada and Central and South America. Expert said that while the new work doesn't radically change the outlines of what scientists ...
... longest river in South America. On September 30th, 2016, after the attempted eviction, twelve squad cars belonging to the Special Group of Operations branch of the National police (GEO), the Mounted police and civil servants from the Paraguayan Indigenous Institute (INDI) arrived in the village to check ...
This is possibly the hottest place in South America, where more than 2,000 Indigenous and campesino (impoverished farmer) families living in remote locations face chronic water deficits. Between 100 and 80 years ago, campesino settlers called criollos moved to the area, creating tension and conflicts ...
"This Is Not A Symbolic Action" -- Indigenous Protesters Occupy Oil Platforms in Radicalized Fight Against pollution in the Amazon ..... long-term regional infrastructure and development program, led by Brazil, known as IIRSA, or the Initiative for the Integration of the Regional Infrastructure of South America.
... deaths a year in South America. It may lead to sudden death due to cardiac arrhythmia, or progressive heart failure caused by the destruction of the heart muscle. Anyone who had a blood transfusion between 2009 and 2010 is at risk. As is anyone whose mother was born in a country, where this disease is Indigenous.
Magali flew from Argentina to Tel Aviv six years ago and immediately fell in love with its vibes. "The people, the city, the nightlife, the freedom. I just loved it!" She finds it easy to relate to Israelis: "They are very passionate like us; sometimes aggressive, sometimes intense, but most of the time, it comes from ...
"When I first saw the reconstruction, I saw some of my Indigenous friends from Huarmey in this face," says National Geographic grantee Miłosz Giersz, the archaeologist who co-discovered the noblewoman's tomb. ... Nilsson isn't the first to try reconstructing the faces of South America's pre-Columbian elite.
Often working with limited resources, many Indigenous groups are turning to drones to protect and preserve their traditional lands. Many Central and South American countries have laws that, on paper, limit what companies can do on indigenous lands. But enforcement is hit-or-miss. To make their voices ...
The project, one of the first in-depth studies of its kind, is tracing the way pre-Columbian cultures interacted with one another, with a goal of better understanding how those interactions shaped lowland South America's more recent history. Riris documents the new findings in a new paper in the journal ...
When Pope Francis steps off his Alitalia plane at the start of a visit to South America next week, he will cast a rare global spotlight on the plight of the region's indigenous people. Francis begins his week-long trip in Chile's capital Santiago on Monday, but will also visit Temuco, 800 kilometers (500 miles) to ...
Bolivian President Evo Morales has criticized South American countries ... "We condemn that some armies in South America are inviting the United ... The Indigenous leader added that Washington promotes fear and warfare ...
Collectively, genetics studies have shown us that the Indigenous ... diversity across North and South America reflects these early movements.
Bigotry against indigenous people means we're missing a trick on climate change ... A South American Indian protests over land rights in Brazil.
The Vatican said Pope Francis will be in the South American country Jan. ... with residents of the Mapuche Indigenous community in the Araucania region. ... The Peru-Chile trip will be Pope Francis' fourth to South America.
A psychedelic drug brewed by Indigenous South American tribes could be used to treat alcoholism and depression, new research suggests.
The pacu is a fish native to the Amazon region in South America. ... Later, I caught a peacock bass, a South American cichlid that has found ...
... no contact with the indigenous peoples of South America prior to 1722. ... team next checked for markers of Native South American ancestry.
Indigenous demand the Colombian government investigate the ... of Caldas, located in the central region of the South American country.
The annual competition will include Indigenous communities from all over ... the traditions of the Indigenous communities in the South American ...
There will also be a panel discussion, "The State and indigenous people of South America - Contemporary Issues," at noon on Nov.
Though Native Americans born in the U.S. are native-born by definition, ... Central and South America may also have Indigenous ancestry.
There is, however, a pretty heavy focus on Native foods on the menu, ... go all the way through Central America and South America," Dale says, "and ... American wines, South American, Central American and Spanish wines.
The show also features artists from a wide range of Indigenous backgrounds, notes Burke, including Paulo Nazareth, a South American artist ...
"Bolivia in South America is the first country with the best investment in ... the country's first Indigenous president, illiteracy was reduced from ...
Aware of this urgency, Indigenous communities throughout North and South America are in the process of reclaiming their language, arts, ...
The daylong event is to take a different look at the history of North and South America from the viewpoints of Hispanic, African-American, Native ...
Members of the Yale community celebrated indigenous people's Day in ... American communities but also Native Central and South American ...


 

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