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    Australia changes anthem to recognise Indigenous people

    Agence France-Presse. Sydney | Updated at 10:29am on January 01, 2021

    A line in Australia's national anthem officially changed Friday in a move the nation's leader said was aimed at better recognising the country's Indigenous people....

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    MPs oppose 5-star hotel plan on Chimbuk hill

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:52am on November 12, 2020

    The parliamentary caucus on indigenous and minorities affairs on Wednesday condemned the construction bid of a five star hotel and tourist spot by Sikder Group...

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    Misappropriation of Ben products and protection of ‘Traditional Cultural Expressions’

    Kabita Chakma | Updated at 10:10pm on October 26, 2020

    There have been increasing local and global concerns about misuse or misappropriation of indigenous cultures by powerful individuals or institutions, often belonging to dominant communities....

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    International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples today

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:34am on August 09, 2020

    Ethnic minorities and human rights activists of the country will observe the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples today. This year the UN took...

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    Globalising the war on indigenous people

    Jess Franklin | Updated at 12:00am on January 27, 2020

    A MAN who has repeatedly romanticised dictatorship and advocated the use of torture seems like an odd choice for guest of honour at the annual...

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    Amazon indigenous leaders accuse Brazil of ‘genocide’ policy

    Agence France-Presse . Piaracu, Brazil | Updated at 10:03pm on January 18, 2020

    Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro’s pledge to open up the Amazon to mining companies was tantamount to ‘genocide’, indigenous leaders said Friday at a meeting to...

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    Erasing indigenous history of Kashmir

    Nyla Ali Khan | Updated at 12:00am on January 03, 2020

    FURTHERING its project of erasing the indigenous history of Jammu and Kashmir, prime minister Modi’s BJP government has dropped Martyr’s Day, July 13, and my...

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    Government directive restricting word ‘adivasi’ irks personalities

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:16am on December 30, 2019

    Historians, politicians and ethnic minority rights advocates defined a government instruction, asking four organisations to prune ‘adiavsi’ and ‘indigenous’ words from their names, as...

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    Bolivia’s 500-year rebellion

    Peter Lackowski | Updated at 12:00am on December 22, 2019

    IN 1781, the Bolivian indigenous leader Tupac Katari led a rebellion in which La Paz, the Spanish colonial capital of ‘Upper Peru’, was besieged for...

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    We are all indigenous

    Robert C Koehler | Updated at 12:00am on August 31, 2019

    ‘ALL things are interrelated. Everything in the universe is part of a single whole. Everything is connected in some way to everything else. It is...