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.
President Lasso suggests that the protesters are seeking to overthrow him from power as he proposed some concessions.
The "responsibility of the state" had been proven in "crimes against humanity" that had taken place in the context of an "Indigenous genocide," says Argentinian court.
Mining on Yanomami reservation in the Amazon rainforest increased by 46 percent in 2021, the biggest annual increase since monitoring began in 2018, a new study shows.
It is inappropriate to honour Jair Bolsonaro with Medal of Indigenous Merit given the president's anti-environment policies and push to allow mining and oil exploration on Indigenous reservations, tribal leaders and activists say.
Gender-based discrimination has not been fully addressed and "continues to affect tens of thousands of descendants of Indigenous women today," says UN committee on women's rights.
Part of compensation includes around $15 billion for potentially hundreds of thousands of First Nations children who were removed from their families, who did not get services or who experienced delays in receiving services.
The massacre, one of many targeting Mayan communities during the civil war, occurred on May 21, 1988, in the remote Chiul indigenous community.
The celebrations were cancelled after remains of almost 1,000 children were discovered at former Indigenous schools, sparking a reckoning with the country's colonial past.
Authorities consider the two fires at the St. Ann's Catholic Church and the Chopaka Catholic Church "suspicious" and are looking to determine any possible connection to the church fires in both Penticton and Oliver earlier this week.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced the second line in the national anthem, Advance Australia Fair, would change from "For we are young and free" to "For we are one and free."
At an event dubbed "Indigenous Peoples Day of Rage", demonstrators in Portland, Oregon, railed against the federal holiday named after 15th-century Italian explorer Christopher Columbus.
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