10 Latin American Indigenous Rights Warriors You Need to Know

May 8, 2016

These Indigenous human rights and environmental activists are making waves in Latin American and beyond.

Indigenous leader around the world are on the front lines of struggle against corporate exploitation, resource extraction, neoliberal policies, and other injustices impacting people and the environment.

Here’s a look at some of the most prominent Indigenous leaders fighting for justice and human rights in Latin America.

1. Miriam Miranda, Honduran Garifuna Leader