Indigenous leaders in Ecuador are celebrating but they might never see the $9.5 billion judgment for pollution in their communities.
'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.'
The Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador, the largest indigenous group in the country, is leading the call for protests.
Jenny Guillin, who represents the Puruha people, took home the title in a pageant that showcased tribal culture and language.
Kichwa Hatari is a weekly show featuring news, music and updates in a Native language spoken in Ecuador.
Virginia resident learns a lot during his stay with the Waorani people.
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.
The president of Ecuador lashed out at an Indian community in the Amazon for allegedly harboring three of his political opponents.
Santy Quinde Baidal calls on the U.S. Census Bureau to allow indigenous people in Mexico, Central and America to self-identify.
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 the Amazon forest of Ecuador are asking the government to stop the steady intrusion of oil pipelines through their traditional territory.
Energy giant Chevron continues to fight a $9 billion judgment awarded to the Cofan people of Ecuador.
Tribes are caught in the crosshairs as Ecuador seeks to boost logging, mining and other development in the Amazons.
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