November 02, 2022
Taiwan’s Pingpu Peoples One Step Closer to Recognition
By Brian Hioe
A Constitutional Court ruling held that Pingpu peoples must be recognized by the government, a move that could potentially triple the registered Indigenous population in Taiwan.
December 06, 2019
Tao Indigenous Community Demands Removal of Nuclear Waste From Taiwan’s Orchid Island
By Nick Aspinwall
Taiwan’s president offered compensation to indigenous residents for storing nuclear waste on Orchid Island without their consent. Tao elders promptly rejected the offer.
June 29, 2018
Meet Taiwan's Newest Official Indigenous Group
By James X. Morris
Taiwan’s courts recognize the Siraya as the island’s 17th indigenous group, setting a new precedent.
August 09, 2016
Tsai’s Apology Strengthens Taiwan’s Place at Front of Chinese Modernity
By Kerry Brown
Mainland China's ethnic policy could stand to learn a thing or two from Tsai's apology.
August 03, 2016
Taiwan's President Offers Apology to Indigenous People
By Linda van der Horst
As part of a focus on transitional justice, Tsai Ing-wen formally apologizes for "4 centuries of pain and mistreatment."