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Implementation for Historic Bill Protecting Indigenous Communities in Peru Underway

Among the greatest environmental victories in Peru last year was the unanimous passage of the “Prior Consultation Law” by the Peruvian Congress. Signed into law by President Ollanta Humala, the bill requires companies to consult with indigenous communities before undertaking any development project on their traditional lands and marks a historic step forward for indigenous rights

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Sarah James Tells Her Story at Smithsonian Exhibit on Indigenous Voices on Climate Change

Sarah James, who shared the 2002 Goldman Prize with fellow Gwich’in leaders Norma Kassi and Jonathon Solomon, traveled to Washington DC earlier this month to participate in a national exhibit about the impact of climate change on indigenous cultures.

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Indigenous Colombian Prize winner visits the US to build support for Amazon protection


Gilberto Cobaría, President of the Association of the U'Wa (L) and Berito Kuwaru'wa Cobaría, 1998 Goldman Prize winner (R) outside of the Goldman Prize offices in San Francisco

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