Read the latest news about Nia Tero's work, staff, and partners.

June 17, 2024

Hawai’i Public Radio

Nonprofit Group Nia Tero Reflects On Attending FestPAC For 1st Time

The nonprofit works with a variety of different initiatives and provides direct funding via grants and contracts to different Indigenous organizations.


June 16, 2024

Hawaii News Now

Non-Profit Nia Tero Reflects On How FestPAC Empowered Indigenous Groups

The 10-day Festival of Pacific Arts and Culture allows Indigenous Pacific Islanders to learn from each other and tackle shared challenges, like climate change, protecting lands, and preserving endangered languages.


June 16, 2024

Honolulu Star-Advertiser

Nia Tero Working In Solidarity for Indigenous Peoples

Nia Tero, a national non-profit organization working in solidarity with Indigenous Peoples and movements worldwide, has been supporting efforts to protect Indigenous territories.


June 11, 2024

Um Só Planeta

Indigenous Peoples Must Be Rewarded for Combating Climate Change, Says Peter Seligmann, Founder of Nia Tero.

In this interview with the Brazilian news outlet Um Só Planeta, Nia Tero's CEO, Peter Seligmann, talks about the organization's founding and the importance of direct financing for Indigenous Peoples.


May 29, 2024


Indigenous Peoples Are the World’s Best Conservationists. Climate Funders Must Recognize That

Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim writes about how Indigenous Peoples are the most effective stewards of their forests, and the impact of climate funders providing direct funding to Indigenous Peoples’ organizations - citing Nia Tero as a clear example of an organization effectively doing this.


May 21, 2024

PR Newswire

New Film "Indai, Apai, Darah" (Mother, Father, Blood) to Make World Premiere at 2024 Mountainfilm Festival

A young girl growing up in the Indigenous-held forests of central Borneo follows ancient connections to earn the gift of a story – her People's 1973 fight to preserve their lands amid rampant deforestation.

View of a colorful starry sky from the shore


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