ICTMN Staff
8/9/14
It’s International Day of the World's Indigenous People, as decreed by the United Nations 20 years ago, and First Nations in Canada are taking stock...
Bryan Brewer

The world is moving forward on Indigenous Rights, yet the Supreme Court of the United States is moving backward. In 2010, the United States joined the United Nations in supporting the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, which declares:...

4/21/14
Duane Champagne
4/12/14
When Indigenous Peoples claim rights to self-government, land, and cultural autonomy—the primary items in a collection of indigenous rights—are they asking for exceptional benefits...
Gale Courey Toensing
1/27/14
A unique direct action took place on the first morning of a recent conference on federal recognition: The panel discussions stopped for almost two hours while everyone participated...
Peter d'Errico

One of the most significant declarations ever to emanate from the United Nations, the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, is belittled—mocked, almost—by the acronym so often used to refer to it. UNDRIP: it sounds like a health problem. Or something to fix a plumbing system....

5/9/12
Jodi Rave
6/30/11
On Sept. 13, 2007, I watched the UN General Assembly in New York vote for the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples...
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...