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The indigenous people of Labrador, the Innu, have voted to ratify the 'New Dawn' agreement with the country's provincial and federal governments
Traditional leaders of the Palawan tribe have travelled to the Philippine capital, Manila, to protest against mining on their land.
The Indian government has scrapped its controversial policy of expelling tribal people from wildlife-rich areas to turn them into national parks.
India’s Supreme Court is to consider a new attempt to give a green-light to FTSE 100 Vedanta Resources’ bauxite mine in Orissa state, east India.
The trial of three men accused of murdering renowned Guarani Indian leader Marcos Veron is to resume on 21 February in São Paulo, Brazil.
An open-pit mine planned in south-west Alaska is to be investigated by the US Environmental Protection Agency following mass opposition from local indigenous peoples.
A report reveals that the home of the nomadic Awá tribe suffered more deforestation than any other indigenous territory in the Amazon in 2009.
India’s Minister of Tribal Affairs, has announced that he supports the "integration" of tribal communities into "mainstream" society – a policy shown to be disastrous.
The FTSE 100 mining giant Vedanta is challenging a ban on mining the sacred mountain of India’s Dongria Kondh tribe.
In a momentous decision, Botswana’s Court of Appeal have quashed a ruling that denied the Kalahari Bushmen access to water on their ancestral lands.