Steve Russell
6/1/15
Hundreds of Apaches are occupying Oak Flat, a sacred site to Apache people since long before the state of Arizona, where Oak Flat lies, existed...
Rick Kearns
5/22/15
The former head of Paraguay’s Indigenous Institute was sentenced last month to six and a half years in prison for illegally selling indigenous land; and is also awaiting trial for ...
Indigenous Rights Now AP
Terri Hansen
4/22/15
When Filipino Victoria Tauli-Corpuz (Igorot) was appointed the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous People June 2, 2014, she became the first woman and the...
Rick Kearns
4/17/15
Thousands of Wayuu children are starving and dying of thirst in northern Colombia as a result of the government’s damming of the Rancheria River which diverted the water to big far...
Steven Newcomb
4/10/15

Given that the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues is about to convene in New York for its 14th session, it seems fitting to once again revisit the term “indigenous” in the context of the United Na...

Gale Courey Toensing
3/30/15
Despite a current rift in the relationship between the United States and Israel over comments by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the U.S...
Stephanie Woodard
3/25/15
“Thank God for Judge Gonzales Rogers,” said Blackfeet tribal member Lita Pepion, who sits on the board of Indian People’s Action...
ICTMN Staff
12/15/14
The Navajo Nation Human Rights Commission began December with public hearings to assess the treatment of Navajo citizens by law enforcement in border towns...
Gale Courey Toensing
12/12/14
More than 70 tribal nations have urged the U.S...
Danny Gogal, EPA
12/6/14
“Sure, I’ll serve as EPA’s lead for international human rights agreements.” That was my response to my Office Director this past April, although I knew very little of what this new...

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