NewsHour Weekend has been bringing you personal stories from members of Indigenous communities in Canada’s Northwest Territory of Yellowknife--this week, we hear from Devin Hinchey, who is Métis, or of mixed Indigenous and European ancestry, as he shares his journey…
By Devin Hinchey
We continue our series, ‘Turning Points’: stories produced, directed and told by indigenous people from Yellowknife in Canada’s Northwest Territories, part of an empowerment journalism project in partnership with the Global Reporting Center. Tonight, we hear from Louise Beaulieu, who…
By Louise Beaulieu
Alcohol abuse is a serious public health issue in indigenous communities in the Canadian arctic, but it’s a difficult topic to address. For the next several weeks, we’ll bring you the stories from Yellowknife in Canada’s Northwest Territories — stories…
By Chief Ernest Betsina
Increasing encroachment by illegal loggers and miners on Tembé territory and lax enforcement during President Jair Bolsonaro's administration has prompted their villages to take matters into their own hands.
By Eraldo Peres, Associated Press
By Associated Press
Chief Raoni Metuktire, an Indigenous leader who became a symbol of the fight for the preservation of the Amazon forest in Brazil, has been hospitalized with symptoms of pneumonia and tested positive for the new coronavirus.
By Julie Watson, Associated Press
A California tribe whose ancestral lands span across the U.S.-Mexico border is suing the Trump administration to block construction of a section of border wall that the Kumeyaay people say is desecrating sacred burial sites.
By Débora Álvares, Associated Press
The top court's justices voted unanimously that the government must install health checkpoints for isolated Indigenous villages plus draft and implement a plan to remove outsiders now within protected areas illegally.
By Leah Willingham, Associated Press
COVID-19 has ripped through Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indian families. Almost 10% of the tribe’s roughly 11,000 members have tested positive for the virus. More than 75 have died.
By Mauricio Savarese, Associated Press
The first deaths from COVID-19 have come to a vast, remote region of the Amazon that Brazil’s government says is home to greatest concentration of isolated Indigenous groups in the world.
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