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As Mining Continues During Coronavirus, Local Indigenous Communities at High Risk

3rd Jun 2020
Mining sites across the globe have become hot spots for coronavirus infections, threatening thousands of workers and indigenous and rural communities. SOURCE: Yale Environment 360


Dignified quarantine: indigenous strategies for containing COVID-19 in Indonesia

31st May 2020
SOURCE : Newmandala by Andre Barahamin


Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro is devastating indigenous lands, with the world distracted

30th May 2020
COVID-19 is not the only thing indigenous people in Brazil have to worry about. According to this report, indigenous lands in the country are being devastated as the outside world has been distracted by the pandemic. SOURCE: The Conversation


Native Alaskan Villages, Once Devastated by Spanish Flu, Are Taking Action Against Covid-19

25th May 2020
To keep history from repeating itself, remote Native Alaskan communities are isolating themselves even further, and working to procure tests and other supplies. SOURCE : Direct Relief, Article by Leah Campbell


Coronavirus impact on world’s indigenous, goes well beyond health threat

21st May 2020
According to the new UN independent expert on the rights of indigenous peoples, the COVID-19 pandemic is having a devastating impact on the world’s indigenous peoples that stretches well beyond the immediate threat to their health. SOURCE : UN News


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