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Indigenous Peoples gathered at the United Nations headquarters in New York City for the opening of the 2023 UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. Photo

April 4, 2024

Indigenous Rights Defenders Join in Virtual Trainings Ahead of UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

Four virtual training sessions will cover important information for Indigenous rights defenders to effectively participate in the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, taking place in New York City this April.

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The workshop supported by Nia Tero was led by Indigenous technicians from Fundación Kara Solar in Achuar language. Photo: Kara Solar Foundation.

March 19, 2024

Indigenous-Led Workshop Kicks Off Internet Installations for Achuar Communities in the Amazon

The Kara Solar Foundation trained four Achuar communities in Ecuador to increase connectivity and strengthen Indigenous guardianship.

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March 18, 2024

Reciprocity Project Season Two Brings Indigenous Perspectives to the Big Screen

As the world navigates an escalating climate crisis, Reciprocity Project films uplift the diversity of Indigenous wisdom worldwide.

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View of a home on the sepik river

March 4, 2024

Part I: The Sepik Peoples' years-long battle to halt mining along the Frieda River in Papua New Guinea

Nancy Kelsey

This article is the first in a two-part series about the years-long battle faced by the Sepik Peoples to halt the construction of a gold and copper mine on the Frieda River, an upper tributary of the Sepik River.

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Sepik Peoples rowing on a boat along the Sepik River.

March 4, 2024

Part II: The Fight for Free, Prior and Informed Consent for the Indigenous Peoples along the Sepik River

Nancy Kelsey

This article is the second in a two-part series about the years-long battle faced by the Sepik Peoples to halt the construction of a gold and copper mine on the Frieda River, an upper tributary of the Sepik River.

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Forest Coverage in the Upper Cuyuni Region close to the Guyana-Venezuela Border. Credit: Amerindian People Association (APA)

February 29, 2024

Essequibo: How the Tensions between Venezuela and Guyana are Affecting Indigenous Peoples

Though tensions have diminished since last December, the threat of a dispute on Guyana’s border with Venezuela intensifies the conflicts that Indigenous Peoples in Guyana are already experiencing.

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