Hundreds of bishops, priests, missionaries and tribal leaders are at the Vatican for the Synod of the Amazon, a three-week meeting focused on the environmental crisis threatening Amazonian peoples.
Dasiqox Tribal Park offers a powerful example of what true reconciliation can mean for Canada when Indigenous peoples and their rights are respected and upheld.
Indigenous peoples safeguard biodiversity better than any other group. But in 2018, 164 were killed defending the environment. It's time for us to heed their knowledge, and protect their future.
The U.S-Mexico border runs through Native American territories. A wall would further divide these communities, separating children from schools, farmers from water and families from each other.
Neither of the two federal investigations into fish deaths in the Darling River include any Indigenous representation.
Australia's government can do more to ensure Australian mining companies do no harm in pursuit of Africa's mineral wealth.
TransCanada Corporation has misunderstood or misrepresented the risks associated with Indigenous jurisdiction.
The farmer has long been held up in society as the 'real Australian', but this image ignores the role of agriculture in dispossessing Indigenous people of their lands and culture.
The idea of a renewable energy transition is exciting. It opens up space to think about enhancing democracy and decolonization.
Rather than the duty to consult, governments should proactively engage with Indigenous treaties or other locally relevant treaties, agreements, laws and relationships at all stages of law-making.
After colonisation, dispossession and decades of military violence, indigenous women in Guatemala are closing in on justice at last.
Neither constitution protections nor protests have prevented the Mapuche and their allies from suffering at the hands of the Argentine state.
They are contesting the maps that deny them territorial rights.
What happens when the gap between a company and its umbrella group gets too wide? We're about to find out.
The Carmichael coal mine requires a crucial native title agreement to build key infrastructure. But an Indigenous group is bringing legal action against Adani, which may create a fatal roadblock.
Trump wants to scale back national monuments on federal lands in the name of boosting the economy. But this would undo decades of investments to manage our cultural and ecological resources.
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.
An anthropologist argues for new ways to value sacred landscapes.
A new book reveals the drama and comedy of Prime Minister Gough Whitlam's famous "hand back" of Gurindji land in 1975, following the Wave Hill Walk-Off 50 years ago – and the bittersweet aftermath.
The Gurindji people of the Northern Territory made history 50 years ago by standing up for their rights to land and better pay. But a new book reveals the deeper story behind the Wave Hill Walk-Off.