Louis Riel, a leader of the Métis people in their resistance against the Canadian government in the Canadian Northwest, remains the most controversial figure in Canadian history.
Among other news, suicide has arrived in waves on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.
The Mapuche people are the main Native American ethnic group in Chile. They are carrying out a multi-faceted struggle to regain and expand rights lost under the Pinochet dictatorship.
Native communities from coast to coast in the U.S. have embraced this upheaval.
Senseless killing of bears, wolves and caribou can be avoided, but the Canadian oil industry and government are putting profits before responsible environmental welfare.
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