Pinto served in the Marine Corps in World War II as a code talker and later on became the longest serving senator in the state.
For the band, music offers the chance to protest in a different way against the appropriation of their land.
Asia Indigenous Peoples’ Pact urges governments to consider adopting traditional practices in other important aspects such as the judiciary system.
Oscar-nominated Mexican actress Yalitza Aparicio says she is proud to be an Oaxacan indigenous woman.
Aidi Moktar says it is up to the state government to decide whether to accept the Bugis and Javanese as natives or not.
Among indigenous communities, 57 out of every 1,000 children die before age five, compared to 37 deaths in other social groups, according to the report released last week.
Controversy over Noah's joke comes at a time of heightened scrutiny of indigenous issues, amid an inquest into the custodial death of a mentally ill indigenous man.
Residents here have destroyed campaign signs and set up blockades to prevent the government from delivering ballots.
The chief minister says the government needs to tread carefully on the ‘delicate and complex' problem.
Tourists often stay with local families in thatched wooden houses to absorb Bribri traditions and learn the language, while some make appointments with traditional doctors who prescribe plant-based medicines.
Canada is pressing Pope Francis to apologize to children who were plucked from indigenous communities and put in Catholic boarding schools where sexual abuse took place.
Chief Minister Musa Aman explains that communal title lands were created so that all natives can own land.
Masked attackers set fire to 12 trucks and four earthmovers in a gravel factory in the Araucanía Region.
Pacos Trust also questions Warisan president’s understanding of the term ‘native customary rights’ (NCR) after he implies that government owns the land.
Raymond Joseph Cormier was acquitted of murdering Tina Fontaine.
The language, known as Jedek, is used by a small community of hunter-gatherers in a village in Sungai Rual.
Pope Francis' visit to Chile will involve highlighting the suffering of the Mapuche people.
Lynn Beyak was fired for making derogatory remarks about indigenous Canadians.
Alberto Gomes says Malaysian children should be exposed to the culture and lifestyles of the indigenous community to eradicate the stigma held against them.
Organiser Hidayah Center Foundation reportedly seeks donations to help develop Islam in Sabah and to have similar celebrations in other towns in the state.