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December 10, 2013
It was the morning of 7 Ajpu according to the Mayan calendar, a date which represents strength, confidence, and bravery. Fifty-three Indigenous youth representing 3 countries and at least 7 distinct Indigenous communities gathered in the shadow of volcanoes on a secluded patio overlooking Guatemala’s dazzling Lake Atitlan to participate in a traditional Maya ceremony. The ceremony would usher in the Second International Radio Conference for Indigenous Youth, to take place from November 26-28, 2013, by the Christian calendar. The event’s goal was to build networks and collaboration among Indigenous youth from Guatemala, Belize, and El Salvador, using community radio and shared Maya culture as a foundation and a medium for their work.
December 9, 2013

Sixty five years ago, on December 10, 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights declaring that "all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights." Yet, Indigenous Peoples worldwide still struggle to protect their basic rights and suf

December 9, 2013

Donovan Felix was just another Native man, a Native drifter walking along the paths of life trying to find his place. Working odd jobs in Fairbanks, Alaska washing dishes at Mayflower and Denny’s Restaurants, and travelling to Anchorage to see what it had to offer, but still nothing.

December 6, 2013
Deborah Spears Moorehead, an artist from the Seaconke, Pokanoket, Wampanoag, Narragansett, Pequot, Mohawk, and Nipmuc Tribal Nations, has been drawing since she can remember.
December 4, 2013

Protests were held outside the Annual General Meeting of British mining company GCM Resources on December 4th over the company’s Phulbari coal mine in Bangladesh.

November 26, 2013
On November 26-28, 2013 over 80 Indigenous youth from Guatemala, Belize, and El Salvador are gathering at the First International Radio Conference for Indigenous Youth in Santiago Atitlan, Guatemala. The conference addresses how to use community radio as a tool for improving participation and integration for Central American Indigenous youth, with a focus on the eradication of social exclusion through the reclamation of Indigenous values and languages.
November 18, 2013

Cultural Survival's Community Radio Project team is in the final planning phases of what will be our one of our largest community radio events to date.

November 15, 2013

On October 31, 2013, Canada’s Federal Environmental Review Panel submitted an extensive report with their major findings regarding Taseko’s plan to mitigate adverse impacts of the “New Prosperity” gold-copper mine, a project proposed on the lands of the Tsilhqot’in First Nation.

November 15, 2013

This week, a member of our Cultural Survival Community Radio Program team attended the Second Conference on the Process of Central American Integration for Marginalized and Excluded Social Groups, in Sonsonate, El Salvador.

November 11, 2013

On November 7, the Tsilhqot’in community members appeared in Canada’s Supreme Court to assert their title to traditional lands.