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  • Xingu
  • Inhabitants of the culture area/region known as the upper Xingu (encompassed by the Indigenous Park of the Xingu , the Mehinako belong to a broad complex of peoples who show few differences amongst themselves. (socioambiental.org)
  • However, in the midst of their similarities with other peoples of the upper Xingu, the Mehinako consider themselves above all to be Mehinako, and are proud of being a special human community. (socioambiental.org)
  • The second Indigenous Land is called Apyterewa and it is situated in the Xingu basin, in the municipalities of Altamira and São Félix do Xingú, which are also in Pará. (socioambiental.org)
  • It is assisted by Funai's Regional Administration at Altamira, and in late 2003 the National Health Foundation (Funasa) estimated its population at 314 people who live in two villages (Apyterewa and Xingu). (socioambiental.org)
  • Inuit
  • The second and third migratory waves from Siberia, which are thought to have generated the Athabaskan , Aleut , Inuit , and Yupik people , apparently did not reach farther than the southern United States and Canada , respectively). (wikipedia.org)
  • First Nations, Métis, and Inuit people have the opportunity to showcase their cultures and achievements throughout Canada on this day. (timeanddate.com)
  • genetic
  • Biodiversity prospecting is the exploration, extraction and screening of biological diversity and indigenous knowledge for commercially valuable genetic and biochemical resources. (etcgroup.org)
  • Under the vast majority of current bioprospecting agreements, when indigenous peoples share information or genetic materials they effectively lose control over such resources, regardless of whether or not they are compensated. (etcgroup.org)
  • distinguish
  • it has lost its cultural identity and it is almost impossible without careful inspection to distinguish plains indigenous peoples from Taiwanese Han people. (wikipedia.org)
  • Nevertheless the word índios ("Indians") was by then established to designate the people of the New World and stuck being used today in the Portuguese language to designate these peoples, while the people of India, Asia are called indianos in order to distinguish the two people. (princeton.edu)
  • Nevertheless, the word índios ("Indians") was by then established to designate the people of the New World and continues to be used today in the Portuguese language to designate these people, while a person from India is called indiano in order to distinguish the two. (wikipedia.org)
  • search
  • An increasing number of Hoklo and Hakka are beginning to search for plains indigenous bloodlines in their genealogy, and many are starting to claim themselves as plains indigenous peoples. (wikipedia.org)
  • A growing number of pharmaceutical corporations, biotechnology companies (and their intermediaries) are stalking the forests, fields and waters of the developing world in search of biological riches and indigenous knowledge. (etcgroup.org)
  • governments
  • Children born into indigenous families often live in remote areas where governments do not invest in basic social services. (who.int)
  • More than one third of the land occupied by Indigenous Peoples covers land and waters that governments in the region have designated as protected. (iucn.org)
  • organizations
  • Never attack people and organizations working with good hearts and intentions on the worldwide web. (yahoo.com)
  • It will serve us as a valuable tool for advocating for a greater role for Indigenous Peoples in natural resource conservation, and for opening up a dialogue with states and conservation organizations. (iucn.org)
  • He has practiced law representing Native American peoples and organizations in matters before United States courts and international institutions. (bookdepository.com)
  • Workshops
  • To produce the map, the cartographers engaged with approximately 3,500 Indigenous people, who participated in more than 130 mapping workshops across the region. (iucn.org)
  • live
  • Nowadays Tanchangya peoples live in Rangamati, Bandarban, Roisyabili & Sadhikyabili (Chittagong district), Ukhia and Teknaf (Cox's Bazaar district) areas of Bangladesh. (wikipedia.org)
  • This map shows that where Indigenous People live, you will find the best preserved natural resources. (iucn.org)
  • nations
  • The map was released today at a side event during the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, being held at U.N. headquarters in New York through May 20. (iucn.org)
  • dams
  • One million people worldwide have backed the Munduruku's call for an end to destructive dams in the fragile Amazon, and the world is beginning to listen. (greenpeace.org)
  • The Munduruku people are now fighting to stop the other dams which threaten their land. (greenpeace.org)
  • conservation
  • The claim sounds reassuring, but it's difficult to take at face value since the Brazilian government has made a practice of moving indigenous people off their land in the name of conservation. (motherjones.com)
  • The goals of its creators are ambitious: to strengthen the evidence-base for a rights-based approach to conservation, ensuring not only sustainable use of biodiversity and resources, but also respect for the tenure rights of Indigenous Peoples. (iucn.org)
  • diversity
  • From 3000 to 2000 BC, regional diversity developed, with the peoples making fine-tuned adaptations to local environments. (wikipedia.org)
  • villages
  • But until the end of the 1970s, The Salesian Indigenous Mission subjected children and teenagers to a school system that prohibited the use of the native tongue to be spoken in the villages of Meruri and Sangradouro. (socioambiental.org)
  • Efforts
  • The map updates efforts to define the Indigenous use of land, as well as their occupation of forests and waterways. (iucn.org)
  • health
  • Consequently, indigenous youth and children have limited or no access to health care, quality education, justice and participation. (who.int)
  • Recognizing the importance of education to economic, social and health outcomes, Queen's University organized a conference in June 2011 on Indigenous Issues in Post-Secondary Education. (queensu.ca)
  • million
  • There are an estimated 370 million indigenous peoples living in more than 70 countries worldwide. (who.int)
  • In 1976, geographer William Denevan used the existing estimates to derive a "consensus count" of about 54 million people. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2007, the National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty estimated that 3.5 million people in America (1.35 million of them children), were likely to experience homelessness in a given year. (jdsupra.com)
  • social
  • The indigenous peoples of Taiwan have economic and social deficiencies, including a high unemployment rate and substandard education. (wikipedia.org)
  • Not by coincidence, the traditional circular distribution of the houses make of the court the village center and the ritual space for this people, which is characterized by a complex social organization and a rich ceremonial life . (socioambiental.org)