Bolivia approves highway through Amazon biodiversity hotspot

Guardian National park which is home to thousands of indigenous people loses protected status to allow for construction of 190-mile road An activist with a sign pasted on her mouth urging to resist Bolivian government plans for stripping Tipnis of its protected...

$1bn to clean up the oil in Peru’s northern Amazon

Guardian Over four decades of exploration and extraction have caused an environmental and health crisis in indigenous communities             Protestors in the Saramurillo indigenous community in Peru’s northern Amazon in October 2016. Photograph: Sophie Pinchetti/The...

The making of Joseph Boyden

Globe and Mail Does the celebrated author of Three Day Road and The Orenda have a right to call himself Indigenous? The answer to that question is tangled and fraught, writes Eric Andrew-Gee – much like the concept of Indigenous identity in a country still grappling...