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...
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...
Suzan Shown Harjo
4/27/12
The following is a statement given by Suzan Shown Harjo, president of the Morning Star Institute, on the Significance of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous ...
Gale Courey Toensing
4/25/12
Tonya Gonnella Frichner, a citizen of the Onondaga Nation, Snipe Clan, will receive an honorary degree from Colby College during its 191 st Commencement on May 20...
Gale Courey Toensing
5/8/12
Ask Donna Loring if the Maine legislature’s endorsement of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples has helped the Wabanaki people and she says, “Ha!...
Marc Dadigan
4/10/12
The Pit River Tribe of Northern California became the third tribe to officially affirm the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, declaring in a tribal res...
Gale Courey Toensing
3/14/12
The federal government of Canada has not addressed the issue of persistent poverty among Indigenous Peoples, nor has it implemented the right to free, prior and informed consent be...
Duane Champagne
3/14/12
One of the arguments against indigenous self-government is that it requires special rights and stokes the flames of cultural, political and identity difference...

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