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Embera woman, indigenous culture tours, Panama with Jagua on her face. Indigenous Tribes, Indigenous Communities, Half The Sky, Facial Tattoos, Tourism Day, Indian Tribes, Central America, South America, Body Modifications

In the Embera indigenous communities of Panama, women wear a traditional headpiece of tropical flowers and use corporal paint.

17 year old, Almay from right) dances with other tribal girls during the mass worship in Ijurupa village near Vedanta refinary in Orrisa. Indigenous communities conduct the worship, which is an annual feature, in their respective states, but this yea

News special: Vedanta victory masks threats to indigenous people

Following the landmark decision by the Indian government to prevent Vedanta from mining on tribal land, the Ecologist reports on the other tribes - including the Penan in Sarawak and the Guarani in Brazil - facing similar threats but being ignored by the media

Granting lucrative mining concessions to Chinese companies, Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa says, “We cannot be beggars sitting on a bag of gold.

Ecuador’s Green President Pushes Massive Chinese Mine

Granting lucrative mining concessions to Chinese companies, Ecuadorean President Rafael Correa says, “We cannot be beggars sitting on a bag of gold.”

Today I met Ninawa, President of the Huni Kui people of Acre, Brazil. He presented a PowerPoint his entire village put together on the effects of deforestation on their ancestral land. He even has an email address! #ninawa #hunikui #acrebrazil #brazil #amazon #deforestation #ancestralland #noredd  (Taken with Instagram at David Brower Center)

Experts and indigenous communities along came together along Salween River to discuss the negative impacts proposed damns would have on villagers. Indigenous Communities, International Day, The Gathering, Dolores Park, Asia, Community, River, Concert, World

Ceremony for the Salween River

To celebrate the 15th Annual International Day of Action for Rivers, hundreds of villagers, activists, artists, journalists, and experts from Burma, Thailand and China gathered at a small village by the Salween River to learn about proposed dams in China and Burma. The gathering included a press conference, evening cultural performances, a candlelight vigil, concert, and prayer. Participants from China, Thailand, Burma and the US came together to show support for the indigenous communities…

Mining in Cambodia: Community contradictions Loss of land to industrial mining posing challenges in indigenous communities

Mining in Cambodia: Community contradictions

Loss of land to industrial mining posing challenges in indigenous communities

Good Practice Guide: Indigenous Peoples and Mining

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