Gale Courey Toensing
3/17/14
The Navajo Nation’s traditional medicine men have taken a stand against the cruel and racist name of the Washington, D.C.’s football team...
Duane Champagne
3/15/14
Indigenous Peoples live within the boundaries of nation-states but usually do not conform to the cultural, political, economic institutions and identities of their host states...
Gale Courey Toensing
3/13/14
A Navajo Nation council member has proposed legislation opposing the Redskins football team name and authorizing the Nation’s president and other officials to speak out against it ...
Steven Newcomb

For nations and peoples typically called “Indigenous,” 2014 will be an important year in the international arena. This coming September, the United Nations General Assembly is scheduled to convene a High Level Plenary Meeting (HLPM) regarding the U.N....

3/13/14
Gabriel S. Galanda

On December 16, 2010, President Barack Obama endorsed the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) with great fanfare. The U.S....

3/12/14
Dina Gilio-Whitaker

Few would argue that the 21st century has proven to be a major turning point in the global indigenous rights movement with the passage of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP)....

3/10/14
Various Authors

We are writing this letter to convey our support of the nomination of Keith Harper as the United States Ambassador to the United Nations Human Rights Council. We think the Senate should swiftly confirm him....

2/28/14
Rick Kearns
2/7/14
The Nasa people of Cauca, Colombia are pursuing the eviction of the Colombian Army and the FARC guerrillas from their territory due to the death and displacement of indigenous caus...
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 ...
Carol Berry
11/7/13
Not a single country in the world is living up to the provisions of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, and it’s time for governments to pass laws i...

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