Dom Phillips Bruno Pereira Missing in the Amazon

June 8, 2022

Statement from Nia Tero on the Disappearance of Bruno Pereira and Dom Phillips

Nia Tero is deeply troubled over the disappearance of Bruno Pereira and Dom Phillips on June 5 near the Javari Valley Indigenous Territory.


Solomon Islands Rainbow by Dan Lin

June 1, 2022

Celebrating 2SLGBTQIA+ Pride Month

Nia Tero Storytelling Team

This month as we celebrate and honor the history of Pride, let us raise up Indigenous queer liberation and the 2SLGBTQIA+ community.


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.


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.


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.


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.