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Peter d'Errico: Indigenous community battles invasion in EcuadorFiled Under: Environment | Opinion | World
Peter d'Errico: Indigenous community battles invasion in Ecuador (01/02)
'The Shuar are protesting an invasion of their homelands by a Chinese mining company that would create the world’s second largest open pit copper mine.'
Indigenous marchers clash with officers and soldiers in EcuadorFiled Under: Law | World
Indigenous marchers clash with officers and soldiers in Ecuador (08/20)
The Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador, the largest indigenous group in the country, is leading the call for protests.
Native women compete in first Miss Indigenous Ecuador contestFiled Under: World
Native women compete in first Miss Indigenous Ecuador contest (05/26)
Jenny Guillin, who represents the Puruha people, took home the title in a pageant that showcased tribal culture and language.
Radio program in New York aims to keep Kichwa language aliveFiled Under: Education | Technology | World
Radio program in New York aims to keep Kichwa language alive (08/18)
Kichwa Hatari is a weekly show featuring news, music and updates in a Native language spoken in Ecuador.
Travel: Virginia resident spent a week on a reserve in EcuadorFiled Under: Opinion | World
Travel: Virginia resident spent a week on a reserve in Ecuador (05/30)
Virginia resident learns a lot during his stay with the Waorani people.
Law firm to pay $15M and withdraw from tribal case in EcuadorFiled Under: Environment | Law | World
Law firm to pay $15M and withdraw from tribal case in Ecuador (05/08)
The Patton Boggs law firm has agreed to pay $15 million and withdraw from a case involving a tribe in Ecuador that accused energy giant Chevron of polluting the environment.
President of Ecuador threatens tribe for harboring opponentsFiled Under: World
President of Ecuador threatens tribe for harboring opponents (04/30)
The president of Ecuador lashed out at an Indian community in the Amazon for allegedly harboring three of his political opponents.
Santy Quinde Baidal: Indigenous people lumped into 'Latino' boxFiled Under:
Santy Quinde Baidal: Indigenous people lumped into 'Latino' box (04/07)
Santy Quinde Baidal calls on the U.S. Census Bureau to allow indigenous people in Mexico, Central and America to self-identify.
Judge won't make Chevron pay $9M judgment to Ecuador tribeFiled Under: Environment | Law | World
Judge won't make Chevron pay $9M judgment to Ecuador tribe (03/04)
Chevron doesn't have to pay a $9.5 billion judgment to the Cofan people of Ecuador because the award was obtained through fraud, a federal judge said.
Tribes in Ecuador battle oil pipelines through ancestral territoryFiled Under: Environment | World
Tribes in Ecuador battle oil pipelines through ancestral territory (02/18)
Tribes in the Amazon forest of Ecuador are asking the government to stop the steady intrusion of oil pipelines through their traditional territory.
Chevron fights $9B judgment in case filed by tribe in EcuadorFiled Under: Environment | Law | World
Chevron fights $9B judgment in case filed by tribe in Ecuador (11/19)
Energy giant Chevron continues to fight a $9 billion judgment awarded to the Cofan people of Ecuador.
Economist: Tribes go to  war  as Ecuador pursues developmentFiled Under: World
Economist: Tribes go to war as Ecuador pursues development (11/08)
Tribes are caught in the crosshairs as Ecuador seeks to boost logging, mining and other development in the Amazons.
Opinion: Ecuador and Bolivia recognize rights of Mother EarthFiled Under: Environment | Opinion | World
Opinion: Ecuador and Bolivia recognize rights of Mother Earth (01/10)
"In some of the poorest countries of Latin America, one can find a refreshing (and radical) departure from the conventional economic thinking entrenched in Canada and around the world. It’s...
Chevron  refuses to pay $18.7B judgement to tribe in EcuadorFiled Under: Environment | Law | World
Chevron refuses to pay $18.7B judgement to tribe in Ecuador (11/02)
The Cofan people of Ecuador are trying to collect an $18.7 billion judgment they won against Chevron. The tribe blamed Texaco Petroleum Co. for pollution on its ancestral land. But...
Indian activists reach Ecuador's capital in protest of miningFiled Under: World
Indian activists reach Ecuador's capital in protest of mining (03/23)
After two weeks of marching, more than 1,000 activists reached Ecuador’s capital on Thursday to protest mining projects on their lands. The protest brought Quito to a standstill, according to...
Indian activists charged for anti-mining protests in EcuadorFiled Under: World
Indian activists charged for anti-mining protests in Ecuador (03/22)
At least 205 indigenous activists have been prosecuted for taking part in anti-mining protests against Ecuador President Rafael Correa. Correa was elected in 2007 with the support of many indigenous...
Blog: Cofan people in Ecuador battle  Chevron for 18 yearsFiled Under: Environment | World
Blog: Cofan people in Ecuador battle Chevron for 18 years (11/04)
"Lago Agrio, Ecuador—The sprawl of scorched pavement and crumbling cement buildings in the heart of the Amazon rainforest. This city, once a small oil boom town founded by Texaco in...
Opinion: Indigenous activists in Ecuador treated like   terroristsFiled Under: Opinion | World
Opinion: Indigenous activists in Ecuador treated like terrorists (07/11)
"If you thought there was anything romantic about environmental activism or indigenous rights, think twice. Socialist ideas about nature - such as keeping water a public good - can get...

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