México: Triquis Desplazados de San Miguel Cópala Celebran 2 Anos de Ocupación en Oaxaca

Foto: Triquis indígenas desplazados leen una declaración en el Zócalo de Oaxaca Este artículo es una traducción. Por Ernesto Ávila Miércoles, el 28 de agosto, la organización revolucionaria Corriente del Pueblo – Sol Rojo publicaron una declaración de los desplazados Triquis de San Miguel Cópala, conmemorando los dos años de ocupación en el Zócalo de Oaxaca. Más de 150 familias indígenas Triquis de la comunidad … Continue reading México: Triquis Desplazados de San Miguel Cópala Celebran 2 Anos de Ocupación en Oaxaca

MEXICO: Displaced Triquis of San Miguel Copala Celebrate 2-Year Occupation in Oaxaca

Photo: Displaced Indigenous Triquis read statement in the city square of Oaxaca By Jakob Stein This week the Mexican revolutionary organization Current of the People Red Sun (Sol Rojo) released a statement from the displaced Triquis of San Miguel Copala, commemorating the two years of occupation in the Zocalo (city square) in the city of Oaxaca. More than 150 indigenous Triquis families from the community … Continue reading MEXICO: Displaced Triquis of San Miguel Copala Celebrate 2-Year Occupation in Oaxaca

BRAZIL: Landlords Set Fire to Amazon

Photo: Massive fires continue to ravage the Amazon rainforest By Jakob Stein On the weekend of August 10, the latifundio (large landlords) promoted a political action known as “Dia do Fogo” or “Day of Fire,” in which a coordinated series of fires were set to promote the clearing of large sections of the Amazon rainforest for ranching and cattle grazing, as well as other destructive … Continue reading BRAZIL: Landlords Set Fire to Amazon

Brasil: El Pueblo Indígena Resiste los Ataques Hacia el Cuidado de Salud

Foto: El cartel en español, “¡No a imponer límites a nuestros recursos de salud indígenas!” Por Ginés En el mes pasado, el pueblo indígena de Brasil ha tomado varias acciones audaces para defenderse en contra de los ataques hacia la Secretaría Especial de la Salud Indígena (o el SESAI, el acrónimo brasileño) que incluye demostraciones, barricadas y ocupaciones de edificios gubernamentales. Antes, la administración de … Continue reading Brasil: El Pueblo Indígena Resiste los Ataques Hacia el Cuidado de Salud

BRAZIL: Prospectors Invade Indigenous Land, Murder Village Leader

By Jakob Stein On July 23, dozens of armed prospectors raided a Wajãpi indigenous village in the state of Amapá and murdered village leader Emyra Wajãpi. The National Indian Foundation (Funai) declined to confirm the details of the chief’s death, however the other villagers reported that the 68-year-old leader was stabbed in the woods while returning to the village and thrown in a river. Fascist … Continue reading BRAZIL: Prospectors Invade Indigenous Land, Murder Village Leader

BRAZIL: Indigenous People Resist Attacks on Healthcare

Photo: Banner in English reads, “No to Imposing Limits on Our Indigenous Health Resources!” By Jakob Stein Over the past month, the Indigenous people of Brazil have taken several bold actions to fight back against attacks on the Special Secretariat of Indigenous Health (Sesai), including demonstrations, roadblocks, and occupations of government buildings. Earlier this year, the Bolsonaro administration announced its plan to dismantle Sesai, the … Continue reading BRAZIL: Indigenous People Resist Attacks on Healthcare

HAWAII: Indigenous Protesters Block Construction of Telescope on Sacred Land

By Jennifer Kelly Over a thousand protestors gathered on Saturday against the construction of a giant telescope known as the Thirty-Meter Telescope (TMT), on the mountain of Mauna Kea, which is sacred to the Hawaiian people. The proposed $1.4 billion TMT would be one of the largest observatories in the world, and the fourteenth built on Mauna Kea alone. Construction was slated to begin a … Continue reading HAWAII: Indigenous Protesters Block Construction of Telescope on Sacred Land