“Indai, Apai, Darah” (Mother, Father, Blood) will make its world premiere on May 25, 2024, at the Mountainfilm Festival.

May 21, 2024

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.


Researcher Chanel Sam and local village partner Japanesei Lalep help identify tree species recorded during forest surveys in the island of Tanna, Vanuatu.

May 16, 2024

Indigenous Guardianship Contributed to Pacific Island’s Forest Recovery After Cyclone, Study Finds

The remarkable case of Vanuatu serves as a powerful example of the vital role of customary land practices in protecting biodiversity, to be remembered on International Day for Biological Diversity.


Sungai Utik

April 17, 2024

Seedcast Earns Two Honorable Mentions from the 2024 Webby Awards

Two episodes of Nia Tero’s Seedcast podcast were honored by the Webby Awards. Learn more about these episodes, featuring Indigenous Peoples elevating their ancestral wisdom and deep connection to their territories.


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.


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.