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French Fashion Label Sézane Used Imagery of Indigenous Woman Without Paying Her

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
Capitalizing on the labor and image of Indigenous people is unfortunately not a rare occurrence with major brands often using Indigenous culture to promote their products.  Popular French fashion label, Sézane, has come under fire for reportedly intending to use...
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Murders of Indigenous People in Brazil Increased Tremendously in 2020

It’s a well known but rarely reported fact that the Indigenous community, particularly women, are killed at high rates. Now a new report is highlighting the dramatic increase in murders of the Indigenous community in Brazil. The Catholic Church’s Indigenous...
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Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán’s Family Wants to Open a University For Indigenous Students

Virginia Isaad
Infamous drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán’s family plans to open a university for the indigenous community in Badiraguato, Sinaloa — the drug lord’s home state. José Luis González Meza, a lawyer for Guzmán, said that Guzmán’s family will receive...

Christopher Columbus Statue Is Finally Removed From L.A. Park During National Native American Heritage Month

Araceli Cruz
On Nov. 10, a year since city officials in Los Angeles voted to take down a Christopher Columbus statue from a park, workers finally removed it. Spectators took pictures and watched as city workers took down the statue from downtown’s Grand...

7 Dia de los Muertos Celebrations Across Latin America

Damaly Gonzalez
  Dia de los Muertos originated 3,000 years ago and flourished mostly in the Central and Southern regions of the country we now recognize as Mexico. Indigenous groups of the North did not celebrate Day of the Dead because they...