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‘Ida is not the end’: Indigenous residents face the future on Louisiana’s coast – photo essay

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Out on the frontiers of the Louisiana coastline, amid winding bayous, battered island roads and sinking land, a swath of fresh devastation for this region’s overlooked Indigenous tribal communities. Amid the rapid dep...

Indigenous warrior women take fight to save ancestral lands to Brazilian capital

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Meer as 5,000 indigenous women have marched through Brazil’s capital to denounce the historic assault on native lands they say is unfolding under the country’s far-right president, Jair Bolsonaro. Female representat...

Indigenous peoples call for ‘new alliance with equal rights’ at IUCN conservation summit

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Indigenous voices on the environment are finally being heard as Marseille hosts a global biodiversity summit, with a call to protect 80% of the Amazon, as well as a “counter conference” highlighting the conservation m...

Aboriginal man in Dubbo first Indigenous person in Australia to die with Covid

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An Aboriginal man in Dubbo has become the first Indigenous person in Australia to die with Covid-19. The man in his 50s died in the Dubbo regional hospital on Sunday. He had been in intensive care and had underlying h...

Canada turns to satirical Indigenous website to interpret grim news

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Days after the statues of two British monarchs were toppled in the province of Manitoba amid growing fury over the legacy of Canada’s residential school system, where Indigenous children were forcibly sent for much of...

Gap between Indigenous Covid vaccination rates and overall population widens in almost every state

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Indigenous Covid vaccination rates have risen rapidly in the past month, but new data shows the gap is widening between First Nations people and overall vaccination rates in almost every state and territory. In Wester...

Remote Indigenous community of Wilcannia under severe strain as Covid spreads

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Covid is spreading rapidly in the majority Aboriginal town of Wilcannia in far western New South Wales, with at least 39 cases recorded in a week in a community of just 750 mense. Locals say the Delta outbreak could ...

Labor demands Indigenous vaccine numbers as fears grow over western NSW Delta outbreak

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As the Delta outbreak in western New South Wales continues to grow in vulnerable Aboriginal communities of Dubbo and Walgett, Labor is demanding the federal government publish daily data on Indigenous vaccination rate...

Bolivia’s indigenous female wrestlers mid-flight: Todd Antony’s best photograph

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Bolivia’s cholitas luchadoras began wrestling in the early 2000s. The women, indigenous Aymara Indians who have traditionally been marginalised and oppressed, took to Mexican-style lucha libre wrestling for mental and...

Texas draws criticism with plan to lure tourists to sites where Indigenous people were banished

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This story was published in partnership with the Texas Observer. Texas, which exterminated or displaced most of the Indigenous people in the state, now wants to cash in on them. While lawmakers support legislation th...

‘Best a human can be’: indigenous Amazonian Karapiru dies of Covid

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He survived a massacre that killed most of his family in the Brazilian Amazon and lived for 10 years alone in the forest, but Karapiru Awá Guajá could not escape the pandemic. Karapiru, one of the last of the hunter-g...

Indigenous Americans demand a reckoning with brutal colonial history

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As statues of queens and conquistadors are tumbled amid protests across North and South America, Indigenous people are pushing for a region-wide reckoning with colonialism’s bitter legacy of massacre and cultural eras...

‘Those children could be my relatives’: Canada’s first Indigenous forensic pathologist on unmarked graves

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In her job as a forensic pathologist, Kona Williams investigates hundreds of deaths a year. But when she heard that unmarked graves had been found at the site of a residential school in late May, she was seized by a g...

Queensland police regret making Indigenous leader leave Adani mine site during protest

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The Queensland police service has made a “public statement of regret” to Wangan and Jagalingou man Adrian Burragubba, in relation to an incident where he was pressured by officers to leave traditional lands at the req...

The Indigenous children who died at Canada’s residential schools

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Half a century ago, Barry Kennedy was taken from his family and forced into an abusive system that sought to obliterate his Indigenous heritage. Nou, after the discovery of more than 1,000 bodies in unmarked graves at...

‘I found my identity’: how TikTok is changing the lives of its popular Indigenous creators

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Growing up in the foster care system, Nich Richie never really felt connected to Indigenous culture. “I didn’t have ready access to information growing up … I didn’t know anything about Indigenous people’s culture. Ek ...

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