Many human-wildlife conflicts are rooted in struggles over land. Some countries, notably Mexico, have found ways to protect both nature and the rights of indigenous people and forest dwellers.
In many ways, the "great Australian silence" about Indigenous history, pointed out by eminent anthropologist W.E.H. Stanner back in 1968, still endures in this country some 50 years later.
Despite significant shortcomings in the negotiation, content and honouring of treaties, they continue to define the nature of the relationship between most Native Americans and the United States.
Reconciliation efforts were established in New Zealand 30 years ago to tackle grievances stemming from government initiatives that have seen Māori lose both resources and power.
Australia's national legitimacy is compromised by the failure to repair its relationship with its Indigenous population. Our series explores different ways of resolving this unfinished business.
Ask any anthropologist what they do and they will find it hard to give you a direct answer. But it ultimately comes down to studying people and their culture.
The desire to fritter away our pay packet on the roll of a dice may not be hardwired at all. So where does it come from?
American textbooks confine the history of indigenous peoples to a distant past.
Should history textbooks be revised to include Native American voices?