After being re-elected in a landslide victory last month, New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern continues to make positive progressive change in the country. Yesterday, she appointed Nanaia Mahuta as the country’s first indigenous female foreign minister.
The Ashaninka indigenous community will receive $3 million in compensation and an official apology from companies. Experts said the case could serve as a legal precedent in other indigenous and environmental lawsuits in Brazil.
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.
The main reason for this rather unusual alliance between separate tribes was to react against slavery and wholesale murder and destruction wrought by the early Portuguese discoverers and colonisers of Brazil onto the Tupinambá people.
On a literal level, Prometheus gave us all the practical benefits of warmth, cooking, etc. that go along with fire. On a metaphorical level, Prometheus also gave us the fire of invention.