Land Grab Universities

By Robert Lee and Tristan Ahtone, High Country News. -

On August 29, 1911, a Yahi man known as Ishi came out of hiding near Oroville, California. He had spent decades evading settlers after the massacre of his community in the 1860s and had recently [...]

Brazil: Favela Residents And Indigenous Communities Among Those Most At Risk Of COVID-19

By Alexander Main, -

As of noon on April 8th the total number of Covid-19 positive cases reported by Brazil’s health ministry exceeded 14,000 and the number of deaths exceeded 700. This is, by far, the highest number [...]

World Bank – IMF Guilty Of Promoting Land Grabs, Increasing Inequality

By Staff, -

07 OCTOBER, BALI: At a meeting of La Via Campesina facilitated by Serikat Petani Indonesia (SPI) in Bali, peasant organizations from Asia, Africa, Americas, and Europe have unanimously held World [...]

African Peasants Highlight Interconnected Struggles At Via Campesina Global Conference

By Boaventura Monjane, -

By Boaventura Monjane for Toward Freedom - (Derio, Basque Country) Peasants across Africa are intensifying their struggles against land grabs and other harmful policies that promote industrial [...]

Citizens Begin Reclaiming Coal Country After Decades Of Corporate Land Grabs

By Emma Eisenberg, -

By Emma Eisenberg for Yes! Magazine - “Land is the most important thing to us, yet it’s not clear at all who owns it,” says Karen Rignall, assistant professor of community and leadership [...]

Ranchers Mutilate Indigenous People Demanding Land Back

By Staff, -

By Survival International. Brazil - Thirteen Brazilian Indians have been hospitalized after a brutally violent attack by men armed with machetes in the Amazon. One man appears to have had his [...]

Zuckerberg Suing Native Hawaiians For Ancestral Lands

By Staff, -

By Indian Country Media Network. In an effort to make the 700 acres of beachfront property he purchased in 2014 on the North Shore of Kauai as secluded as possible, three companies controlled by [...]

Ute Tribe: Utah Republican Pushes Modern Day Indian Land Grab

By Staff, -

By Staff of Indianz - In the next few weeks Congressman Rob Bishop will attempt to push through the U.S. House of Representatives the first Indian land grab in over 100 years. H.R. 5780, the Utah [...]

Communities Strengthen Resistance Against Mining

By Staff, -

By EDUCA Oaxaca. Mexico - In the community of Cerro de las Huertas, Ejutla de Crespo (Oaxaca) representatives of 48 communities and 30 social organizations participated on January 29 and 30 in [...]

The Blood Of The Earth: Agriculture, Land Rights, And Haitian History

By Beverly Bell, -

By Beverly Bell for Other Worlds - Today we live in a crucial moment in which peasants are confronting challenges as they grapple with global warming, with the power of multinational companies [...]

Children Traumatized By World Bank

By Jocelyn Zuckerman and Michael W. Hudson, -

By Jocelyn Zuckerman and Michael W. Hudson for the Huffington Post. Sungai Beruang, Indonesia -- Revan Pragustiawan loved his home by the river. The little boy’s ancestors built the place in a [...]

Indigenous Leaders To Pope: Rescind Doctrine Of Discovery

By Julian Brave Noisecat, -

By Julian Brave Noisecat in Huffington Post. Ahead of Pope Francis’ arrival in Philadelphia, indigenous leaders from across the Americas -- from the Haudenosaunee Confederacy in upstate New York [...]

World Bank’s Sham Conference On Land And Poverty

By The Oakland Institute, -

Every year for the last fifteen years, the World Bank has organized “The Conference on Land and Poverty,” ostensibly to discuss how to “improve land governance.” And every year, the World Bank [...]