Why Latinxs Should Support Native Efforts Against the Dakota Access Pipeline
Why Latinxs Should Support Native Efforts Against the Dakota Access Pipeline
By Raquel Reichard | 09/27/2016 - 17:28

For months, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe has been battling against the Dakota Access Pipeline, a proposed oil pipeline that would run near their reservation.


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7 Short Videos Celebrating Mexico's Indigenous Languages
7 Short Videos Celebrating Mexico's Indigenous Languages
By Raquel Reichard | 05/04/2016 - 11:18

While Donald Trump might associate Spanish-speaking with Mexico, the Latin American country actually boasts as many as 68 indigenous languages and 364 dialects.


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First Trial for Violence Against Indigenous Women in Guatemala Set for February
First Trial for Violence Against Indigenous Women in Guatemala Set for February
By Raquel Reichard | 01/21/2016 - 15:03

For the first time since 1982, the year the Guatemalan army captured members of the Mayan community in an armed conflict that l


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10 Films About Indigenous People & Struggles You Need to Watch
10 Films About Indigenous People & Struggles You Need to Watch
By Raquel Reichard | 01/15/2016 - 13:18

Looking for some film inspiration?


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How Indigenous Women Lead the Fight Against Climate Change in Latin America
How Indigenous Women Lead the Fight Against Climate Change in Latin America
By Raquel Reichard | 12/23/2015 - 10:14

Women – particularly those who come from indigenous and impoverished communities, as well as those of color – are the most impacted by c


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Coca-Cola Pulls Ad Offensive to Indigenous People Amid Controversy
Coca-Cola Pulls Ad Offensive to Indigenous People Amid Controversy
By Raquel Reichard | 12/04/2015 - 13:09

After mass outcry from Mexico and the Latinos in the U.S., Co


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This Brazilian Beauty Pageant is Celebrating Indigenous Women
This Brazilian Beauty Pageant is Celebrating Indigenous Women
By Raquel Reichard | 10/29/2015 - 12:09

More than 60 mulheres participated in the "parade of indigenous beauty" in Brazil this week.


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Irma Lopez and her newborn baby
Indigenous Woman Gives Birth on Hospital Lawn After Being Denied Care in Mexico
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 10/10/2013 - 10:32

One in five women in Oaxaca, Mexico give birth in a location other than a hospital or clinic, and Irma Lopez, unfortunately, was no exception.


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A Growing Number of Mexicans in the U.S. Don't Speak Spanish... Or English
Say What?! Growing Number of U.S. Mexicans Don’t Speak Spanish
By Samantha Leal | 11/29/2012 - 12:58

Many Mexican immigrants migrating to the United States are assumed to speak Spanish, but that assumption is wrong, reports NBC Latino. Many immigrants come to the U.S. speaking indigenous languages, and a workshop by The City University of New York's Institute of Mexican Studies is hoping to shed light on the diversity of languages spoken by Mexican communities in the United States.


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Amazon Tribe Missing
Brazilian Tribe Vanishes After Suspected Drug Traffickers Raid Village
By Amaris Castillo | 08/10/2011 - 11:00

After suspected cocaine smugglers from Peru raided a jungle area in western Brazil, a lost Indian tribe that claimed the area as its home vanished according to Brazilian officials. Indian affairs experts in the largest South American country believe that the tribe might have run away in fear after the suspected smugglers raided a Brazilian guard post that was protecting them. Almost 50 pounds of cocaine were found in the area by police officials and, according to a statement, a man who had been deported for drug trafficking this past March was arrested.


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