Māori leading the resurgence of indigenous tattoos | nzherald.co.nz

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New gathering limits, a moratorium on evictions to battle COVID-19 pandemic | ABC News

Full National Cabinet press conference: Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced tighter restrictions on gatherings and a moratorium on evictions as part of Australia’s plan to tackle the coronavirus pandemic. There’s a two-person limit to gatherings in public. Previously the maximum gathering size was 10 people, excluding family members. Outside gyms and skateparks will be … Read more New gathering limits, a moratorium on evictions to battle COVID-19 pandemic | ABC News

Coronavirus: The latest threat to the Amazon’s tribes

Subscribe to France 24 now: https://f24.my/YouTubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 https://f24.my/YTliveEN … As coronavirus cases spread across Brazil indigenous communties in the remote Amazon rainforest are fearing the worst. Already struggling with the impact of deforestation and land encroachment, the virus is yet another threat to their survival. Visit … Read more Coronavirus: The latest threat to the Amazon’s tribes

PM announces budget postponed, new social distance rules – press conference part 1 | ABC News

Prime Minister Scott Morrison announces new social distancing measures to slow the spread of coronavirus. For gatherings of fewer than 100 people in an enclosed space, the Government is now recommending four square metres per person. 2:48 – Announcement of future stimulus measures 3:49 – Relief for commercial and residential tenants 5:22 – Announcement of … Read more PM announces budget postponed, new social distance rules – press conference part 1 | ABC News

Indigenous Australians on long waiting lists for eye surgery | ABC News

After years of waiting, sixteen Indigenous Territorians have had their eyesight restored, all of them going under the knife for cataract surgery in a single morning. But Indigenous health experts say long waiting lists are only one hole in the ‘leaky pipe’ that is Indigenous eye health. Nicholas Hynes reports. For more from ABC News, … Read more Indigenous Australians on long waiting lists for eye surgery | ABC News

Brazil’s Yanomami people victims of illegal gold rush in Amazon rainforest

In the northern Brazilian state of Roraima, more and more illegal gold miners are invading indigenous land. This gold rush comes with the blessing of Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro. Our reporters Fanny Lothaire and Laura Damase investigated the illegal activities and met the Yanomami Indians who are fighting to defend their ancestral land in the … Read more Brazil’s Yanomami people victims of illegal gold rush in Amazon rainforest

Moroccan police justified a brutal beating. Video contradicts their narrative. | The Fact Checker

Western Sahara is a disputed territory on the northwest coast of Africa with a population of more than 600,000. Morocco controls three-quarters of the region and maintains a heavy security presence over Sahrawis, an ethnic group indigenous to Western Sahara and the surrounding region. The rest of the region is controlled by the POLISARIO, a … Read more Moroccan police justified a brutal beating. Video contradicts their narrative. | The Fact Checker

Meet Australia’s Female Indigenous Firefighter

Kaylene McLeod joined the Wreck Bay Brigade when she was 16. “I learnt about fire management, through my father, who was the captain of the Wreck bay Brigade at the time, but we also were taught cultural practices from our elders.” She is 38 now and one of a small group of Aboriginal women firefighters. … Read more Meet Australia’s Female Indigenous Firefighter

Guyana: Striving for Sustainable Wildlife

Fish and wildlife are an integral part of the indigenous culture and diet in the Rupununi region of Guyana, a small country of South America that borders Brazil and Venezuela. In recent years, however, threats like increased accessibility, wildfires and new economic activities are compromising the Rupununi’s rich biodiversity. Here’s their community struggle to maintain … Read more Guyana: Striving for Sustainable Wildlife

In India’s matrilineal tribe, women’s special status is under threat

In the Khasi tribe, an indigenous community of 1.3 million people living in the state of Meghalaya in North-East of India, women enjoy a special status.  A matrilineal society for centuries, today it is one of fewer than 500 left in the world. But in a country where patrilineal structures are now more common and male children are preferred, it’s … Read more In India’s matrilineal tribe, women’s special status is under threat