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Young indigenous women in USA need better protection

Young indigenous women in the United States need to be better protected under the law.

That’s the opinion of Robin Minthorn, a citizen of the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma and a professor of Native American Studies at the University of New Mexico.

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Indigenous groups in Bangladesh face discrimination in state services

Indigenous groups in Bangladesh still face discrimination accessing basic state services including health care and education.

That’s according to Raja Devasish Roy, Chief of the Chakma, an indigenous people native to the South Asian country.

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“Disconnection” is the greatest challenge facing indigenous peoples

“Disconnection” from past traditions due to colonization is the greatest challenge that indigenous peoples must still overcome.

That’s according to Jandy Craig, a member of the White Mountain Apache tribe in Arizona.

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