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With passions running high in North Dakota, a small group of Native Americans and their supporters find themselves targets in a restaurant, and a woman is struck by an infuriated, yelling man. With passions running high in North Dakota, a small group of Native Americans and their supporters find themselves targets in a restaurant, and a woman is struck by an infuriated, yelling man.

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The Mexican resort city of Acapulco is a vacation destination for U.S. travelers and locals alike, but a short distance away from the beaches, a battle among Mexican authorities, drug cartels and indigenous communities is playing out.

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In a political move that would make John Locke’s head explode, Bolivia is poised to pass a law that would grant nature equal rights with those afforded humans. The Law of Mother Earth is expected to usher in a radical new conservation policy against pollution and exploitation.

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A small town in the depths of the Amazon has declared itself off-limits to tourists. Why? Locals complain of tourists behaving badly and the fact that little of their spending actually benefits the indigenous people.

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Plans to build a giant hydroelectric dam in the Amazon have been suspended by a Brazilian judge after the project sparked local and worldwide concern over its impact on the environment and the indigenous population.

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In a historic moment for Australia, an Aboriginal man has won a seat in the country's House of Representatives, the first indigenous person to be elected as an MP in Australia's century-long history as a democracy.

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