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Another 10 members of the Awa tribe in Colombia have been murdered, a group representing indigenous people says.

2009-02-12

 Colombia Farc Awa tribe indigenous rebel
A conservation expedition to a remote area of Paraguay poses a risk to isolated tribal groups, according to an indigenous peoples' protection group...

2010-11-09

 Paraguay indigenous tribe expedition social and cultural anthropology
The Sorte mountain, in Venezuela's western state of Yaracuy, is considered a sacred place by the faithful followers of Maria Lionza - a syncretic religion blending African, indigenous, and Catholic beliefs. Every year, thousands of her worshippers travel there to make offerings to the indigenous goddess and conduct spiritual healing rituals in the forest. While 90% of Venezuelans are nominally Catholic, Maria Lionza is now considered...

2010-12-15

 Catholic Church Venezuela religion Africa indigenous worship goddess mother posession social and cultural anthropology spirit tobacco
The Surui people from the Brazilian rainforest are fighting to stop the destruction of their homeland. But instead of bows and arrows, they are using the Internet, GPS and Google Earth. Next they plan to start carbon emissions trading.

2010-06-08

 Amazon Brazil Google Earth GPS Internet logging deforestation indigenous rainforest tribe