Gale Courey Toensing
5/16/12
Dozens of Indigenous Peoples showed up at a presentation by the World Intellectual Property Organization at the 11 th Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Is...
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
5/8/12
On May 8, the Global Indigenous Youth Caucus held a peaceful protest outside the United Nations headquarters, New York, New York, demanding "full and effective participation" in th...
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
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...
ICTMN Staff
4/10/12
Whether it’s the San Francisco Peaks or the Belo Monte Dam Project , the Special Rapporteur on human rights defenders, Margaret Sekaggya, says the environmental defenders rights sh...
Gale Courey Toensing
3/21/12
“If a phantom has at some time traveled this earth, it is racism...
Julianne Jennings

A recent article posted by UN-DESA states few causes promoted by the United Nations have generated more intense and widespread support than the campaign to promote and protect the rights of women....

3/8/12
ICTMN Staff
3/2/12
With the ongoing fighting and tensions going on in Syria, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on March 2 asked the Syrian government to allow aid for those in desperate ne...
Duane Champagne
3/5/12
It was four and a half years ago—September 13, 2007 to be precise—that the U.N...

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