ICTMN Staff
5/20/16
The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) is wrapping up the 15th session today while hearing from individuals speaking on indigenous issues and the right fo...
Dina Gilio-Whitaker
5/10/16
For several weeks now Native American leaders have been talking about proposed changes for Indigenous Peoples in the United Nations system...
Terri Hansen
5/2/16
Tamara Starblanket (Spider Woman), Cree, from Ahtahkakoop First Nation in Treaty Six Territory, Canada, recently accepted the international appointment as Co-Chair of the North Ame...
Steven Newcomb
5/25/15

In the 1823 U.S. Supreme Court ruling Johnson and Graham’s Lessee v. M’Intosh, Chief Justice Marshall made a statement on behalf of a unanimous court that the United States is still applying to our original nations and peoples one hundred and ninety two years later....

Indigenous Rights Now AP
Terri Hansen
4/22/15
When Filipino Victoria Tauli-Corpuz (Igorot) was appointed the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous People June 2, 2014, she became the first woman and the...
ICTMN Staff
5/15/14
During Agenda Item 3 – Principles of Good Governance Consistent with the United Nations Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: Articles 3, 6 and 46, of the 13th Session o...

This week, the United Nations is holding its 13th annual United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII)

Gale Courey Toensing
5/6/14
While Indigenous Peoples are proud to be indigenous all the time, Proud To Be Indigenous Week is especially dedicated to celebrating indigenousness...
Gale Courey Toensing
4/25/14
At an Earth Day event at the United Nations, Tonya Gonnella Frichner, a celebrated advocate for Indigenous Peoples human rights in the international arena, gave a passionate speech...

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