Indigenous communities

“There is no justice for indigenous communities. That is the reality.”

On the 11th of August of 1994, section 17 (1) of the new article 75 which recognised the pre-existing indigenous villages, their culture, and the right of occupancy and property of their ancestral lands among others, was unanimously approved by…

From tears to joy

Deb Haaland’s nomination for Secretary of the Interior raises hopes for long-neglected Indigenous communities By Linda Pentz Gunter “For many Native Americans, the Department of the Interior has been known as a back-alley haven for shills, thieves and crooked, money-hungry…

Indigenous communities, land rights and Covid-19

Indigenous territories impacted by oil palm, mining and criminalisation are disproportionately affected by Covid-19 – yet still they support those most vulnerable. Food sovereignty within the Indigenous communities of the Indonesian archipelago is under threat, not least during a pandemic. The…