Steven Newcomb
12/10/14

The debate over the meaning and significance of the outcome document for the United Nations (UN) high level plenary meeting (erroneously referred to as the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples) is not going to end anytime soon....

Mike Myers
12/8/14

In 1977 I had the incredible opportunity to be the coordinator for the first UN NGO conference on Indigenous peoples of the Americas....

Rudolph C. Ryser
11/10/14

Reading the Glenn Morris comment in “Invader-States Hijacked UN World Conference on Indigenous Peoples” and Steven Newcomb’s “...

Glenn Morris
11/4/14

The fiasco that was falsely proclaimed to be the UN World Conference on Indigenous Peoples (WCIP), continues to endanger the international movement for Indigenous peoples’ self-determination....

Will Micklin
11/3/14

On September 22, all 193 member countries of the United Nations came together in overwhelming support of a document to further the rights of indigenous peoples....

Steven Newcomb
10/12/14

Recently, a United Nations (UN) “high level plenary meeting” occurred on September 22 and 23, at the UN headquarters in New York. A great deal of confusion has arisen because the UN high level meeting was “to be known as the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples.” (WCIP) But let’s be clear....

Rudolph C. Ryser
9/22/14

With the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples (WCIP) looming on the horizon when representatives of UN Member states meet at the United Nations on 22 September it is worth considering next steps....

Dina Gilio-Whitaker
9/16/14

As ICTMN reported recently, indigenous peoples will be at the forefront of upcoming United Nations and civil society events in New Yo...

Rudolph C. Ryser
8/28/14

Let us stipulate from the very outset that international states own, control and regulate an institution called the United Nations. It is their organization and they can do with it what ever they chose. Fourth World nations are not members of the UN. They sit outside that body....

Steven Newcomb
7/29/14

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. once said: "Freedom is never given to anybody, for the oppressor has you in domination because he plans to keep you there, and he never voluntarily gives it up.” Although Dr....

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