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
For several weeks now Native American leaders have been talking about proposed changes for Indigenous Peoples in the United Nations system...
Terri Hansen
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

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....

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Terri Hansen
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...
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
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
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...