News & Articles

February 25, 2014

Set amidst rolling prairies and the Badlands, Young Lakota shares with viewers the perspectives of three young Lakota as they find themselves in the middle of political controversy in the small town of Kyle on South Dakota’s Pine Ridge Reservation.

February 20, 2014
For the past couple of weeks, all eyes have been on Russia – on the preparations for the Olympics, on the allegations of human rights violations, and on the infamous awkward toilet arrangements. Let’s take a quick break from tweets of disastrous hotel rooms to examine a population that is often overlooked in Russia – the Indigenous peoples.
February 18, 2014

By Jenna Winton

February 15, 2014

The hosting of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia has caused a recent uproar in the local Indigenous Circassian community. The Circassian ancestral home is Circassia, Russia, an area in the North Caucus along the North East shore of the Black Sea.

February 14, 2014
February 12, 2014

After Cultural Survival supporters sent thousands of emails via our and other websites to the US government to urge it to cease funding the forced eviction Ethiopia’s Indigenous Peoples from their lands, the US government took a stance this year in the 2014 Omnibus Appropriations Bill.

February 11, 2014

By Pablo Garcia

February 6, 2014

Celebrating the legacy of Chico Mendes and the courage of thousands of present-day grassroots activists who follow in his footsteps.

April 4-6, 2014
School of International Service
American University, Washington, D.C.

February 5, 2014
On January 30, 2014, Indigenous activist Eriel Deranger, communications manager of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation (ACFN) of Alberta, Canada, presented at Harvard University in Cambridge, MA on the effects of industrialization on her ancestral land of Fort Chipewyan. It was a stop on her “Canada’s Tar Sands Exposed: Exploring the Human and Environmental Costs” campaign tour with fellow activist and renowned environmental photojournalist Garth Lenz.
February 4, 2014
On January 28, 2014, Indigenous Women of the Americas requested John Ashe, President of the United Nations General Assembly, to designate an Indigenous delegate who, together with the states’ representative, will facilitate the process of the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples to be held this September in New York.