July 29, 2021
Coal Mining and Indigenous Communities in India: Conflict or Co-optation?
By Itay Noy
The story of Karampot illustrates how local politics around mining can ultimately result not in resistance but, rather, participation in the economy of resource extraction.
February 09, 2021
Mother Tongue: Preserving the Saura Language in India
By Abhijit Mohanty
Cultivation of indigenous languages is an imperative in ensuring tribal identities are not erased -- in India, and elsewhere.
August 20, 2019
Indigenous Communities in Myanmar Take Action Against Top-Down Conservation
By Anirudha Nagar
Why the Karen people are fighting against the $21 million UNDP “Ridge to Reef” project.
August 13, 2019
The Orang Asli: Fighting for Ancestral Land in Malaysia
By Alexandra Radu
Malaysia’s indigenous tribes are trying to lay modern claims to lands their people have lived on for centuries.
March 27, 2019
The Philippines’ China Dam Controversy
By David Green
The Kaliwa Dam Project, a centerpiece of the BRI in the Philippines, faces steep opposition from indigenous peoples.
May 26, 2018
The Mlabri of Northern Thailand
By Sascha Richter
One of Thailand's smallest ethnic groups makes the transition from nomadic to settled life.
April 02, 2014
The Fight to Save Indonesia’s Forests
By Dana Maclean
Indigenous Dayak communities are in a battle to preserve ancestral forests.