Are we all related? Scientists are still trying to figure that out.
By the end of the 20th century, U.S. museums held the remains of some 200,000 Native American skeletons.
An indigenous girl who was removed from her resting place in Chile is being held in Spain, treated as a symbol of scientific oddity and attracting attention from UFO enthusiasts.
Two infants who were laid to rest in Alaska about 11,500 years ago are linked to Native people in the United States, Mexico, South America and even the Caribbean.
More than three million people speak Aymara in Bolivia, Peru and Chile.
Nearly 10 percent of the population claims Mapuche ancestry.
An activist from the Mapuche Tribe in Chile was convicted of arson and murder in an attack linked to an ongoing land rights struggle.
Barrick Gold Corp., the world's largest gold mining company, has suspended work on an $8.5 billion mine that is opposed by the Diaguita Tribe in Chile.
Ben Emmerson, the UN Special Rapporteur on human rights and counter-terrorism, called on the Chilean government to stop using an anti-terrorism law against the Mapuche Tribe.
The Diaguita Tribe is asking the highest court in Chile to order a new environmental study for an $8.5 billion gold mine.
An appeals court in Chile sided with the Diaguita Tribe in a dispute over a gold mine in the mountains.
Members of the Mapuche Tribe in Chile are seeking self-determination over land that was reserved to them by treaties. The tribe controlled the southern half of Chile following independence from...
Tensions are on the rise in Chile after a fatal arson was blamed on Mapuche activists although a link was later disputed by top officials. President Sebastian Piñera immediately flew...
An otherwise peaceful protest by members of the Mapuche Tribe of Chile turned violent on Monday after vandals infiltrated the event, the Associated Press reported. The protest in Santiago, the...
The Chilean government is blaming Mapuche activists for a series of deadly fires in the Patagonia region. Seven firefighters died while battling one of the fires, the Associated Press reported....