Hortimio Ochoa, a 33-year-old Piaroa leader, was featured in a lengthy Venezuelan newspaper article on Wednesday last week for his dedication to preserving the traditional values and culture of his people as well as for his efforts to protect their lands and waters from illegal miners and armed groups. The author of the piece, María […]

Ladakhi school children need mules to carry all their textbooks, according to one prominent scholar, since they are forced to learn Hindi, Urdu, and English as well as Ladakhi starting in first grade. Professor Siddiq Wahid, interviewed by Ladakh Times on September 15, decried the practice of forcing early immersion of Ladakhi children in foreign […]