Illustration of Dom Phillips and Bruno Pereira with text honoring their memory. Art by Cristiano Siqueira

June 5, 2023

One Year After the Murders of Bruno Pereira and Dom Phillips, the Javari Valley Remains Under Threat

Monday, June 5th, marks one year since the brutal murders of our friend, the Indigenous expert Bruno Pereira, and of Dom Phillips, a British journalist, in a remote area of the Amazon rainforest – the Vale do Javari. Read the latest developments.


Amazonia Tree Tops

May 17, 2023

Celebrating the Relationship Between Indigenous Guardianship & Biodiversity

Nia Tero Policy Team

Today, on International Day for Biological Diversity, let's take a closer look at the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework (GBF), and how protecting the rights of Indigenous Peoples also supports Earth’s biodiversity.


Seattle International Film Festival May 20 2023

May 15, 2023

New Film “Tuhaymani'chi Pal Waniqa” (The Water Flows Always) to Make World Premiere at 2023 Seattle International Film Festival

In the first of a series of global films highlighting Indigenous Peoples from the Wayfinders Circle, water and culture bring together a father and daughter as they fight to protect their Indigenous homelands in Southern California.


United Nations room with people speaking on screen and seated in chairs on the conference room floor.

April 18, 2023

UNPFII Statement from Nia Tero, Tebtebba, and the International Indigenous Forum on Biodiversity (IIFB)

At the 22nd Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, Grace Balawag delivered a statement on behalf of Tebtebba, Nia Tero, and the International Indigenous Forum on Biodiversity (IIFB). Read the full statement and recommendations.


Seedcast Webbys

April 13, 2023

Indigenous Storytelling Honored by The Webby Awards

SEATTLE, WA (April 12, 2023) – Two Indigenous-made storytelling projects supported by Nia Tero have been honored by the 2023 Webby Awards.


Portrait Photos in Grid Clockwise Left to Right: Theola Ross (Sâponôwêw Kwatapiwêpinêw Pimohtêw | Pimicikamak Cree Nation), Pastoral Women’s Council (Maasai Peoples | Tanzania) photo by Roshni Lodhia, Shar Tuiasoa (Tongan | Hawai’i), Tabea Casique Coronado (Ashéninka of Ucayali | Peru), Katsitsionni Fox (Haudenosaunee | Bear Clan), Pastoral Women’s Council (Maasai Peoples | Tanzania) photo by Roshni Lodhia

March 8, 2023

Recognizing the Strength and Wisdom of Indigenous Women on International Women's Day

Nancy Kelsey

On International Women’s Day, March 8, we share reflections from several Indigenous women around the world on what it means to be a culture bearer, a life giver, and a defender of Indigenous rights in their respective communities.