ICTMN Staff
5/30/07
The late Muskogee-Creek elder Philip Deere declared at the historic 1977 address to the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, that “We the Indigenous Peoples, are the evidence of ...
ICTMN Staff
4/23/08
Facing international and internal pressure, the Canadian Parliament on April 8 voted to endorse the U.N. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples...
Gale Courey Toensing
4/23/08
Forum to focus on climate change More than 2,500 representatives of the world’s 370 million indigenous people gathered in New York for the seventh session of the United Nations Per...
Gale Courey Toensing
4/23/08
The Canadian Parliament has endorsed the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples by a majority vote – an action that was lauded by indigenous peoples’ organi...
Gale Courey Toensing
12/26/07
On Sept. 13, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, with 143 member states voting for it and 11 abstaining...
Gale Courey Toensing
5/23/07
The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, an advisory body to the U.N.’s Economic and Social Council, is mandated to discuss indigenous issues related to economic an...
Gale Courey Toensing
5/23/07
NEW YORK – In Mexico, Ines Fernandez Ortega, a 27-year- old woman, was preparing food in her kitchen when a group of soldiers entered her house and raped her...
Rick Kearns
6/10/09
Thousands of demonstrators on two continents have joined the struggle to defend the rights of indigenous peoples in Peru, who have been staging road and pipeline blockades for more...
Valerie Taliman
5/10/10
NEW YORK – A groundbreaking report examining the roots of Christian domination over indigenous peoples and their lands was released this week at the united nations Permanent Forum ...
Valerie Taliman
5/16/11
When indigenous leaders first visited the United Nations offices in Geneva, Switzerland in 1977, they were seeking justice and a fair forum for the many treaty and human-rights vio...

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