Bolivia’s second largest lake, which had contained almost 1...
The Civic Chamber of the Russian Federation recently...
CNN reported that a team of scientists at Cape Town...
The Wampis people of Peru recently created the nation’s...
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Bolivia is preparing to build an International Institute of...
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World News

Gale Courey Toensing
4/23/08
Forum to focus on climate change More than 2,500 representatives of the world’s 370 million indigenous people gathered in New York for the seventh session of the United Nations Per...
Gale Courey Toensing
4/23/08
The Canadian Parliament has endorsed the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples by a majority vote – an action that was lauded by indigenous peoples’ organi...
Gale Courey Toensing
12/26/07
On Sept. 13, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, with 143 member states voting for it and 11 abstaining...
Valerie Taliman
9/14/07
After three decades of drafts, deliberations and delays, the United Nations General Assembly voted on September 13 to adopt the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples...
ICTMN Staff
5/30/07
The late Muskogee-Creek elder Philip Deere declared at the historic 1977 address to the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, that “We the Indigenous Peoples, are the evidence of ...
Gale Courey Toensing
5/23/07
The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, an advisory body to the U.N.’s Economic and Social Council, is mandated to discuss indigenous issues related to economic an...
Gale Courey Toensing
5/23/07
NEW YORK – In Mexico, Ines Fernandez Ortega, a 27-year- old woman, was preparing food in her kitchen when a group of soldiers entered her house and raped her...
Valerie Taliman
11/30/06
A number of African nations, led by Namibia, were successful on November 28 in persuading the majority of nation states to delay adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the R...
Valerie Taliman
3/31/06
GENEVA—Now that the U.N...
Valerie Taliman
2/17/06
GENEVA—The current round of negotiations on the United Nations Draft Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples came to a close on February 3 with nearly two-thirds of the pro...

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