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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


As COVID-19 takes off in Latin America, Amazon indigenous groups fear the worst

12th May 2020
‘There are no doctors and no health infrastructure in these communities. There is no education, no phone connections, no computers, no internet.’ SOURCE: The New Humanitarian by Paula Dupraz-Dobias


Farmers walk from N. Sumatra to Jakarta to demand Jokowi settle land dispute

6th May 2020
Hundreds of farmers have walked thousands of kilometers from their homes in Deli Serdang regency, North Sumatra, to the capital city. SOURCE: Nina A. Loasana The Jakarta Post


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