Real ‘Avatar’ Tribe Deals Fatal Blow to Vedanta Mine

The Dongria Kondh have overwhelmingly rejected Vedanta’s mine in their sacred hills. © Jason Taylor/Survival Cross Posted from Survival International India’s Dongria Kondh tribe has overwhelmingly rejected plans by notorious British mining giant Vedanta Resources for an open-pit bauxite mine in their sacred Niyamgiri Hills, in an unprecedented triumph for tribal rights. Twelve Dongria villages have now unanimously voted against […]