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By Fidelis Eka Satriastanti, The Conversation Indigenous people fought alongside youth movements in the creation of an Indonesian nation. But, in the historical writing of...

By Imelda V. Abano in Manila Indigenous people across the world are disproportionately affected by climate change. They are also leading movements to protect our...

Pacific Media Watch A University of Waikato researcher says some of the current colonial representations of climate change in the Pacific are obscuring Pacific voices...

By RNZ News Protesters at Ihumātao remain hopeful a resolution to the lengthy dispute will be announced before Waitangi Day. Kiingi Tūheitia arrived at Ihumātao yesterday...

Trailer for the 2013 redux version of the 1983 film Utu produced for the Cannes Film Festival. Video: Utu OBITUARY: By Matthew Theunissen of RNZ...

OPINION: By Ramzy Baroud I visited the city of Christchurch on May 23, 2018, as part of a larger speaking tour in New Zealand that...

In this second of three articles from Noumea, Dr Lee Duffield learns about multicultural Kanaky/New Caledonia and the events that led to their referendum...

By Febriana Firdaus in Jakarta As it seeks to diversify its sources of fuel, India is looking to get in on the ground floor of...

By Ronalyn V. Olea in Manila   Philippine state security forces have repeatedly blocked members of a fact-finding mission investigating human rights violations against peasant...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk New Zealand and Filipino teachers, community advocates and students this week launched an open letter appealing to Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte...

By Jean Bell in Auckland with additional reporting by Rahul Bhattarai Volunteer teachers are being maliciously labelled as "terrorists" by the Philippine government while paramilitary...

ANALYSIS: By Basten Gokkon in Jakarta The Indonesian government has relinquished control over nine tracts of forest to the indigenous communities that have lived there...

By Dames Alexander Sinaga in Jakarta A civil society group has urged the Indonesian government to revoke a presidential decree on the indigenous resettlement schemes...

Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk West Papua has experienced a "significant aggravation" of the human rights situation in the past two years compared to previous years,...

By Joe Torres in Manila An Indonesian tribal rights activist, a Sri Lankan woman who has helped civil war victims, and a Japanese man working...

The Indonesian government needs to change the policy of development which makes Papuan community a subject, says a non-government organisation that specialises in West...

By Philip Jacobson in Yanjung Gusta, Indonesia Rukka Sombolinggi has been selected as secretary-general of the Indigenous Peoples Alliance of the Archipelago (AMAN), becoming the...

By Ryan Dagur in Jakarta Indigenous people on a small Christian majority island in Indonesia’s North Sulawesi province are claiming victory after the government revoked...

New statistics show indigenous Melanesians are not yet the minority they were previously thought to be in West Papua, reports Radio New Zealand International's...

By Susan Schulman in Kambele, Papua, reporting for IRIN Martina Wanago was sick. In fact, she was sure she would die. She had contracted HIV,...

A group of indigenous mothers and grandmothers who actively campaign to stop the forced removal of aboriginal children from their families have been recognised...

The New Zealand Human Rights Commission hosted a discussion on the importance of the United Nations Declaration on the rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP)...