Gale Courey Toensing
9/1/14
The International Indian Treaty Council turned 40 this year and its annual conference will celebrate the past, share experiences and cultures of the present, and develop plans and ...
Gale Courey Toensing
8/14/14
Winnemem Wintu Chief and Spiritual Leader Caleen Sisk will give a presentation this week at the United Nations’ 85th session of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimin...
Gale Courey Toensing
5/12/14
From climate change to food sovereignty, sacred sites to reproductive justice, a “divine comedy pageant” called “Don’t Feed the Indians” and much, much more, the 13th Session of th...
Gale Courey Toensing
5/9/14
The 13th Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues begins next week with a full agenda of crucial issues, important side events – and unresolved questions ...
Gale Courey Toensing
5/6/14
While Indigenous Peoples are proud to be indigenous all the time, Proud To Be Indigenous Week is especially dedicated to celebrating indigenousness...
Gale Courey Toensing
2/3/14
With no assurance from the United Nations General Assembly’s top official that Indigenous Peoples will participate on a full and equal basis with states at the World Conference on ...
Gale Courey Toensing
1/24/14
James Anaya, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, made a historic visit to American Indian Movement member Leonard Peltier in prison on Friday...
Gale Courey Toensing
8/7/13
People in a small salmon fishing village on Bristol Bay, Alaska, are struggling against Pebble Mine, a proposal by a partnership between some the world’s largest multinational mini...
Gale Courey Toensing
6/20/13
The theme of self-determination as defined in international law runs like a thread through a document that emerged from an Indigenous Peoples meeting in Norway last week in prepara...
ICTMN Staff
6/10/13
The following is a letter titled “Intervention” presented by Roberto Borrero of the International Indian Treaty Council that was read during the United Nations Permanent Forum on I...

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