Indigenous

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
An international effort by the U.S., the European Union, and other donors to protect Africa's equatorial rainforests is failing and requires a radical change to conserve wildlife and protect surrounding communities, a new report has found. Despite the high cost of the project, which received hundreds of millions from international donors,...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
A young woman from inner city Baltimore; a Cambodian anti-logging activist; a...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Cáceres' daughter, Berta Zuñiga Cáceres, will speak at a vigil on Tuesday outside the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) in Washington, D.C.. (Image via Latin America & Caribbean Action Network/ Facebook)
In the one month since the murder of Honduran Indigenous and environmental...

Further

In a landmark ruling on a case filed by a group of Native Americans, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has cancelled six trademark registrations for the name "Washington Redskins" because the name is “disparaging to Native Americans” and thus in violation of federal laws banning offensive language. Team officials have long fought a change to the name, which refers to a colonial-era bounty on Native-American heads, from 50 pounds for adult male scalps to 20 for kids'. The team says any change...