Mexico City Replacing Christopher Columbus Statue With One of Indigenous Woman; City Mayor Says It’s to Deliver “Social Justice”

Mexico City Replacing Christopher Columbus Statue With One of Indigenous Woman; City Mayor Says It's to Deliver "Social Justice"

Mexico City is set to replace Italian explorer Christopher Columbus' statue with one of an indigenous woman after the explorer's statue was removed last year ahead of protests.
Last Living Man of Juma Tribe in Brazil Dies From COVID-19

Last Living Man of Juma Tribe in Brazil Dies From COVID-19

Aruká Juma, the last surviving man of Amazon's Juma tribe, has died from COVID-19, which was brought by invading loggers.
The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Manaus

COVID-19 Spreads Through 40 Indigenous Tribes in the Amazon, Experts Fear An Outbreak Might Lead to Extinction

The indigenous tribes living in Ecuador and Brazil have been hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Many fear an uncontrollable outbreak may lead to ethnocide.
Brazil Indigenous

Indigenous Tribes Struggle to Seek Support From Local Governments as COVID-19 Decimates Communities

Despite being remote and isolated from any urban life, the coronavirus is reaching more indigenous groups in the Amazon. With no near healthcare infrastructures and a lack of medical workers, tribes are struggling to survive as the federal governments are handling other priorities.
Coronavirus Scares Off Indigenous Tribe Leading to Them Migrating to the Amazon

Coronavirus Scares Indigenous Tribe Leading Them to Migrate to the Amazon

Two elder leaders died from the symptoms of COVID-19. However, they do not know if it were the illness as they were not given tests and medical supplies to determine if it were the coronavirus. Read on to learn about the story of how this tribe left their land to the Amazon.
Ashaninka people

Amazon Tribe Wins Case Against Logging Companies

The Ashaninka people recently won a case in federal court against illegal logging groups, putting a historic end to a two-decade dispute.
A kayapo woman shouts during a four-day pow wow in Piaracu village, in Xingu Indigenous Park, near Sao Jose do Xingu, Mato Grosso state, Brazil,

Brazil's President Killing Indigenous Culture Amid Aggressive Commercial Development

In Brazil, the once-thriving villages of indigenous tribes are now struggling to survive amid Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's term.
Amazon

Amazon Defender Found Dead From Gunshot as Forest Faces Rapid Destruction

A member of the Guadajajara tribe located in the Amazon rainforest was found dead near his village on Tuesday.
Members of the Mashco-Piro tribe

'It will be a true genocide': Indigenous Tribes Blockaded Villages Amid Coronavirus Threat

Indigenous communities in South America have begun blockading their villages amid the looming COVID-19 threat.
Peruvian Comics: Educating the Youth about the Global and Local Effects of Climate Change

Peruvian Comics Showcase Effects of Climate Change to Indigenous People

Comics from Peru portray the effects of climate change to the region and to the world.
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