"We still have some pockets of miners who are holding out by hiding in some areas," says Humberto Freire of police's new environmental crimes division.
Operation against more than 20,000 wildcat miners is imminent, officials say, as anger mounts over humanitarian crisis in isolated Yanomami villages on the country's largest Indigenous reservation.
Investigative team finds 66 graves of Indigenous children at former residential school in British Columbia run by Catholic Oblates order.
Indigenous Health Secretary Weibe Tapeba calls on military to act swiftly against illegal miners, saying 700 members of Indigenous community were going hungry due to invasion by 20,000 wildcat gold miners.
A class-action lawsuit brought by 324 Indigenous communities has resulted in the settlement, which will be placed in a not-for-profit trust independent of the government.
"Listen Dina, the Chankas are coming," chant members of Indigenous group with reputation for being warriors as they await thousands of other rural Peruvians to march in capital against new government of President Dina Boluarte.
Over the past year and a half, more than 1,300 children's graves have been found near boarding schools where Indigenous children were forcibly assimilated.
PM Anthony Albanese's Labor government is seeking a referendum, required to alter the constitution, on recognising Indigenous people in the constitution and requiring consultation with them on decisions that affect their lives.
Human Rights Tribunal, whose landmark decisions on discrimination against First Nations children set stage for a historic agreement, throws the deal into limbo, saying the agreement does not fully satisfy its orders.
In the Amazon rainforest, the lives of Indigenous people are increasingly under threat from ranchers who want to clear the land for agricultural use. One man died silently, his death unnoticed for weeks. With his death, an entire tribe vanished.
Agreement seeks to improve outcomes for Indigenous peoples and enhance ties between native people in the two countries.
Wrapping up his Canadian visit, Francis said he repeatedly condemned the system that severed family ties and attempted to impose new cultural beliefs as “catastrophic” to generations of Indigenous peoples.
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