The fund – to which countries have pledged more than $10 billion – adopted a landmark policy to protect indigenous people who often live in or near forests, where the fund plans to back conservation projects.
Over the objections of Italian American civic groups, the council made the second Monday in October a day in L.A. to commemorate “indigenous, aboriginal and native people.”
In some remote Indigenous communities, household energy bills can reach up to $2,000 per quarter. Installing solar panels can contribute to a 75 per cent saving.
The city of Denver will no longer celebrate Columbus Day on the second Monday of October after the city council voted to change the holiday to Indigenous Peoples’ Day.
Ayahuasca is a hallucinogenic plant medicine that originated thousands of years ago among the indigenous peoples of the Amazon. It is capable of deep healing for a range of trauma, depression, addiction, and more while also offering insight into one’s purpose and essence.
Family violence, mental health needs, and child poverty are all at the center of New Zealand’s new ‘wellbeing’ budget, with billions being newly allocated to causes that relate to the overall wellbeing of New Zealanders.
Ecuador’s Waorani indigenous tribe won their first victory against big oil companies in a ruling that blocks entry onto ancestral lands for oil exploration.
The Temer government claims the decision is a response to intense resistance from environmentalists and indigenous groups
Khoisan is a unifying name for the non-Bantu indigenous peoples of Southern Africa, combining the Khoikhoi and the San (also Bushmen, after Dutch Boschjesmens).
What I perceived as messiness and chaos were just the act of experiencing life in all its complexity, depth, and glory.
The Democrats used to be the progressive party, but the philosophy of Neoliberalism embraced by President Carter and furthered by President Clinton has transformed the Democratic Party into a machine for ensuring that the will of corporations and moneyed interests is done in D.C.
We tell ourselves we are unworthy sinners. We tell ourselves that we are small and powerless. But we humans are geniuses.
The Inuit are a group of culturally similar indigenous peoples inhabiting Inuit Nunangat, the regions of Greenland, Canada, and Alaska
Guaraní are a group of culturally related indigenous peoples of South America. The traditional range of the Guaraní people is in present-day Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, and Bolivia.
The Zapotec civilization was an indigenous pre-Columbian civilization that flourished in the Valley of Oaxaca in Mesoamerica.
About 1000 BC, speakers of Uralic language arrived in the north and assimilated with the indigenous population, becoming the Sami people.
Poverty Point culture is an archaeological culture that corresponds to an ancient group of indigenous peoples who inhabited the area of the lower Mississippi Valley and surrounding Gulf coast from about 2200 BC – 700 BC.
For at least 5,000 years before Christopher Columbus discovered America for the Europeans, the island, which he named Hispaniola, was inhabited by indigenous peoples whom he called “Indians.”
Broadly defined, mysticism can be found in all religious traditions, from indigenous religions and folk religions like shamanism, to organised religions like the Abrahamic faiths and Indian religions, and modern spirituality, New Age and New Religious Movements.
Maize, also known as corn, is a cereal grain first domesticated by indigenous peoples in southern Mexico about 10,000 years ago. Maize has become a staple food in many parts of the world, with total production surpassing that of wheat or rice.
The Aónikenk people, better known by the exonym Tehuelche, are a group of indigenous peoples of Patagonia. They are widely believed to be the basis for the Patagones described by European explorers.
The first indigenous peoples evolved physically and culturally to meet the rigorous demands of their remarkable environment.