Indigenous Guardianship

Headshot Andrea Ixchíu Hernández photography by Tracy Rector

December 1, 2021

Indigenous women on the frontlines of climate change at COP26


Meet several Indigenous women who gathered, marched, and supported one another at COP26 in Glasgow, Scotland, where world leaders met to discuss the future of the planet, the need to address climate change, and the actions required to do that.


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


Fire manager with helmet in woods

November 2, 2021

Protecting Our Planet Challenge

Our collective commitment to support Indigenous peoples and local communities to secure a sustainable future for nature, climate, and people.


Solomon Islands with a group of people standing in front of a waterfall

November 2, 2021

Historic $1.7 Billion Pledge Made at COP26 in Support of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities

We are proud to announce our new partnership for funding Indigenous peoples, with a collective pledge of $1.7B of financing, from 2021 to 2025, to support the advancement of Indigenous peoples’ and local communities’ forest tenure rights.


Javari delegation

September 29, 2021

Javari Delegation Joins ‘Struggle for Life’ Mobilization in Brazil

John Reid

The Brazilian Indigenous movement launched its Struggle for Life mobilization in Brasília on August 22, 2021. Six thousand people from 176 tribes streamed into the capital from throughout the country.


Portrait of Victoria Tauli-Corpuz

September 22, 2021

Victoria Tauli-Corpuz and Jennifer Corpuz: The mother and daughter who fight for Indigenous rights


Victoria Tauli-Corpuz and Jennifer ‘Jing’ Corpuz (Kankana-ey Igorot, Philippines) are policy makers and Indigenous rights advocates as well as mother and daughter.