Policy

Portrait of Victoria Tauli-Corpuz

September 22, 2021

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

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

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Group of farmers standing in a field

July 14, 2021

Picking berries and building power with Indigenous farmworkers

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A community of Indigenous Mixteco and Triqui farmworkers were displaced from their homelands and are now organizing to challenge the exploitive work conditions they face in the United States.

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July 1, 2021

Nia Tero's Leadership Fellows Program

By Joel Cerda

The Leadership Fellows Program was established in 2018 to strengthen emergent leaders from Indigenous territories where Nia Tero partners with Indigenous organizations.

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Man in guyana river

June 1, 2021

Indigenous Peoples' Representation in Guyana

By Sharon Austin

Guyana was initially colonized by the Europeans, who brought enslaved Africans to work on their plantations in the 17th century.

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Sharon Austin

May 1, 2021

Amazonia Team Spotlight: Meet Sharon Austin

By Margarita Mora

At Nia Tero we have the privilege of working with Indigenous leaders from all over the world. Sharon Austin, Nia Tero’s regional lead for the Amazon, is one of them.

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View of the night sky looking up through trees

April 15, 2021

Indigenous Guardianship

As it has been since time immemorial, Indigenous guardians are the dedicated human stewards who honor the cultural responsibility of taking care of the Earth’s vital ecosystems.

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