Faith-based symposium begins with rain forest
Sequim Gazette – Sequim,WA,USA
The one-day event on April 25 is based on the efforts of the Pachamama Alliance, formed after the Achuar, a tribe indigenous to the Amazon region of Ecuador

Global Engagement
SUNY Oswego – Oswego,NY,USA
The way of life for the indigenous Shipibo-Conibo people of eastern Peru has been changing as the Hispanic presence grows, and a witness to the changes in

Amazon lifts most delivery restrictions
Irish Times – Dublin,Ireland
Amazon’s new stance is likely to prove a major boost for online commerce here – and a blow for indigenous electrical retailers – even if its dominance of

Out and About: April 15 – 26
East Bridgewater Star – Raynham,MA,USA
Lansburgh’s presentation, using sequences from his documentary film “Dream People of the Amazon,” will focus on the Achuar, indigenous people who live in a

Interview with Troy Casey: The Certified Health Nut
Natural – Phoenix,AZ,USA
I began to attract many conscious people and learned about indigenous healers and shamanic medicine. I worked with traditional Maori Healers for 7 years who

Brazilian Stakeholders Urge Feds to go REDD
Ecosystem Marketplace – Washington,DC,USA
by Steve Zwick Farmers, indigenous tribes, and environmental NGOs across Brazil say they need direct payments for reducing emissions from deforestation…

Reserves Found To Be ‘Effective Tool’ For Reducing Fires In
Science Daily (press release) – USA
in recent years in many parts of the Brazilian Amazon rainforest, including in many reserves. Especially important are the region’s indigenous reserves,

Time to Strengthen Ties with Peru
Foreign Policy In Focus – USA
The indigenous peoples of Peru’s Northern Amazon have endured over 30 years of oil production and pollution. Instead of prosperity, it has resulted in

Indians Block River Traffic in Peruvian Amazon
Latin American Herald Tribune – Caracas,Venezuela
The pressure tactic is being pursued by indigenous peoples in the regions of Amazonas, Loreto, Ucayali, Madre de Dios, Cuzco and Junin, said CNR.

Government urged to respect international law on tribal peoples
Survival International (press release) – London,UK

The complaints were made by Peru’s national Amazon indigenous peoples’ organisation, AIDESEP, and a number of other organisations to the International

Lingo: And Then Some

The Nation. – New York,NY,USA
which seems to be a direct result of having no words for numbers; however, Piraha encodes perceptions that are indigenous to life in the Amazon.