Policy

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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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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A man stands in front of a hut with rolled papers and large bag

April 7, 2021

How traditional land stewardship can save life on Earth

Seedcast

In the latest episode of Seedcast from Nia Tero, we explore the ways in which Indigenous knowledge and Indigenous land sovereignty are essential tools to stop mass extinctions, alleviate climate change, and prevent future pandemics.

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A young girl speaks into a microphone of front of other children and a man in head dress and grass skirt

April 1, 2021

Indigenous Education Project in Micronesia

By Paul A. Hadik

On the island of Pohnpei, in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), a pilot education program is returning culturally relevant learning back into classrooms, and reinstituting traditional elders as formal teachers.

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Multiple illustrated people standing in front of a mountain with the letters I P R I on the bottom

April 1, 2021

Taking Strides in Addressing the Criminalization of and Impunity Against Indigenous Peoples Globally Amidst the COVID 19 Pandemic

By Joan Carling

Indigenous peoples across the globe are facing a serious crisis of criminalization and widespread human rights violations with impunity.

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