Bill Weinberg
6/21/12
With a second cross-country protest march by indigenous rainforest dwellers and their allies advancing on La Paz, it was clear that Bolivia’s Indigenous Peoples are divided on Pres...
Gale Courey Toensing
6/2/12
The 11 th session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues ended with the acknowledgment that the racist Doctrine of Discovery continues to impact Indigenous Peop...
Duane Champagne
5/26/12
Many pessimists think that the only way out of our economic and political challenges is by organizing a world government and designating everyone on this planet a “world citizen”...
Barbara Fraser
5/15/12
As a teenager two decades ago, Ruth Buendía saw the Asháninka communities in Peru’s central Amazonian lowlands torn apart by violence as the Shining Path guerrillas kidnapped, kill...
Mark Charles

During his official visit to the United States, I had the privilege of personally, and publicly, addressing James Anaya, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Below is a summary of the five-minute presentation I gave....

5/14/12
ICTMN Staff
5/10/12
As the 11th Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) dissected the Doctrine of Discovery this week, peoples from ancient cultures worked to moder...
Peter d'Errico

One of the most significant declarations ever to emanate from the United Nations, the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, is belittled—mocked, almost—by the acronym so often used to refer to it. UNDRIP: it sounds like a health problem. Or something to fix a plumbing system....

5/9/12
Chris Stearns

On a sunny September day in New York City in 2007, the United Nations General Assembly gathered to adopt the United Nations Declaration on the Rights o...

5/10/12
ICTMN Staff
5/7/12
When the World Council of Churches (WCC) formally renounced the Doctrine of Discovery in February, it was welcome news for Native peoples...

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