Indigenous peoples

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‘Race against the clock’: the school fighting to save the Ojibwe language before its elders pass away
Northern Wisconsin’s only Ojibwe immersion school built a successful program to revitalize its language. Then the pandemic upended the tribe’s life

Mario Koran in Wisconsin

07, Apr, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Bill Gates is the biggest private owner of farmland in the United States. Why? | Nick Estes
Gates has been buying land like it’s going out of style. He now owns more farmland than my entire Native American nation

Nick Estes

05, Apr, 2021 @12:45 PM

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Drax to double wood pellet production with biomass firm purchase
Shareholders approve deal for Yorkshire plant despite concerns over carbon, climate and land use

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

31, Mar, 2021 @5:57 PM

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Endangered condors return to northern California skies after nearly a century
Yurok Tribe will create a captive breeding facility in Redwood national park for birds that could be released as early as this fall

Sierra Cistone

27, Mar, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Indigenous peoples by far the best guardians of forests – UN report
Preserving Latin America’s forests is vital to fight the climate crisis and deforestation is lower in indigenous territories

Damian Carrington Environment editor

25, Mar, 2021 @2:00 PM

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'The Yanomami could disappear' – photographer Claudia Andujar on a people under threat in Brazil
Andujar lived with the tribe and fights for them. A timely show of her images comes to London soon

Jo Griffin

25, Mar, 2021 @8:15 AM

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'She's representing all of us': the story behind Deb Haaland's swearing-in dress
The skirt, a traditional Native garment, outshone everything in the Eisenhower building – and there is a story of empowerment and survival behind it

Hallie Golden

23, Mar, 2021 @10:00 AM

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'Get it together': grieving Indigenous mother let down by Canada police, report finds
Officers accused of discrimination in 2016 case after police told Colten Boushie’s grieving mother to ‘get over it’

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

22, Mar, 2021 @11:52 PM

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Leaf blowers and beating branches: the fight to stop India’s forest fires
Thousands of blazes in Similipal national park threaten indigenous peoples and wildlife such as tigers, elephants and orchids

Hannah Ellis-Petersen in Similipal

20, Mar, 2021 @7:15 AM

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Activists demand sexual violence against Argentina’s indigenous people be classified a hate crime
The attacks are common in northern Argentina against women and children – including one victim who was just four years old

Amy Booth in Buenos Aires

18, Mar, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Special brew: eco-friendly Peruvian coffee leaves others in the shade
The Mayni people are harvesting shade-grown coffee from under the canopy of mature trees, with huge benefits for wildlife and the community

Anna Turns

16, Mar, 2021 @4:00 PM

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'When will we have peace?' Grief and outrage at three Indigenous deaths in custody in a week
As an inquest handed down findings into a death three years ago, more families were left bereaved, prompting fresh calls for reforms

Lorena Allam

13, Mar, 2021 @7:00 PM

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