Articles

John Reid Marga on a river boat

April 14, 2022

Nia Tero Has Its Own Famous Writer – His Name is John Reid

Margarita Mora

In this interview with John Reid, Nia Tero's Senior Economist, learn about his motivation, influences, and experience of writing "Ever Green: Saving Big Forests to Save the Planet" with Thomas E. Lovejoy.

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Indigenous meeting in local village

February 14, 2022

New Brazilian Group Advocates for Isolated Peoples

John Reid

OPI has been a Nia Tero partner since 2021. We talked to OPI’s Executive Secretary, Fábio Ribeiro, about the organization’s early successes and plans to assure that isolated peoples can continue to live in peace in their territories.

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A house in Wampis territory by David Rothschild

January 19, 2022

The Wampis Nation Forges a New Path in Peru

David Rothschild

The Wampis example of self-determination and self-implementation of a territorial government is inspiring other Indigenous peoples in northern Peru to begin their own processes toward establishing territorial governments.

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Maloca of Puerto Córdoba.

December 16, 2021

Indigenous Peoples, Culture, and Traditional Knowledge: The Work of Tropenbos Colombia

Sharon Austin

Read about the work of Tropenbos Colombia on cultural strengthening and traditional knowledge of the Indigenous peoples in Lower Caqueta River, Amazonas in Colombia.

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Image of John Henry Gloyne and Elwood Gloyne Carving

December 10, 2021

New Film ᎤᏕᏲᏅ (What They’ve Been Taught) to Make World Premiere at 2022 Sundance Film Festival

Filmmaker Brit Hensel is the first woman who is a citizen of Cherokee Nation to direct an official selection at the world’s top film festival.

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view of the streets during COP26 Glasgow Protest

November 16, 2021

Indigenous Presence at COP26 Growing, But Work Remains

Member of U.N. Indigenous Caucus Warns of Weak Language in Carbon Market Plan and Need for Continued Monitoring

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