Tonya Gonnella Frichner October 2014
UNPFII Release
2/17/15
On behalf of all of the Expert Members of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, it is with great sadness and respect that we collectively mourn the loss of our dear sister a...
Gale Courey Toensing
12/19/14
Arizona Republican Congressman Paul Gosar got himself into a heap of trouble recently for saying American Indian Nations are “wards of the federal government.” The remark offended ...
Steven Newcomb
6/10/14

By the time this is published, the 13th Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNFPII) will have concluded....

Dina Gilio-Whitaker
11/8/13
When it comes to the leadership of a tribal nation, size doesn’t matter...
Peter d'Errico
9/8/13

On August 9, 2013, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon issued a statement for International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples....

Peter d'Errico
6/8/13

"Appropriateness" was a theme at the 12th Session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, May 20 to 31....

Steven Newcomb
7/19/12

In a previous column on this topic, I pointed to various historical illustrations of plans by agents of the U.S....

Kenneth Deer
5/24/12

This column was originally pubished in The Eastern Door, a community newspaper in the ancient Mohawk territory of Kahnawake, in Quebec....

Julianne Jennings
3/8/12

A recent article posted by UN-DESA states few causes promoted by the United Nations have generated more intense and widespread support than the campaign to promote and protect the rights of women....

Gale Courey Toensing
5/23/11
Indigenous peoples around the globe have a new initiative to promote and protect their rights...

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