ICTMN Staff
5/30/11
Canada and the U.S. may have signed on with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples back in November and December, respectively...
Gale Courey Toensing
5/23/11
Statement focuses on administration’s achievements New York – Kimberly Teehee, White House Senior Policy Advisor for Native American Affairs, spoke at the opening session of the Un...
ICTMN Staff
5/17/11
The following statement was delivered to the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues Tenth Session by Ghazali Ohorella, from Maluku, between the Philippines and Austral...
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...
Steven Newcomb
12/31/10

On Dec. 16, the leaders of hundreds of American Indian nations were in attendance when President Obama expressed United States “support” for the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. The U.S....

Gale Courey Toensing
4/21/11
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar was flanked by supporters of the Construction and Operations Plan (COP) for the proposed massive wind energy project in Nantucket Sound when h...
Valerie Taliman
9/14/07
After three decades of drafts, deliberations and delays, the United Nations General Assembly voted on September 13 to adopt the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples...
Valerie Taliman
2/17/06
GENEVA—The current round of negotiations on the United Nations Draft Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples came to a close on February 3 with nearly two-thirds of the pro...
Valerie Taliman
12/30/05
GENEVA—Native delegations at the United Nations are making progress in negotiations toward the eventual adoption of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, an unpreced...
Gale Courey Toensing
4/6/11
The country’s first offshore wind-energy plant, meant to demonstrate the depth of the Obama administration’s commitment to renewable energy, may also reveal the limits of its dedic...

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