It’s an event not expected to unravel for another two years, but organizers of the 2014 World Conference on Indigenous Peoples say the clock is ticking... Read More
NEW YORK - Diplomats, journalists and media activists from around the globe turned out at United Nations headquarters on Thursday, August 9 th for the 18 th annual International Da... Read More
NEW YORK— Amidst throngs of summer tourists posing for photos and gazing at sculptures and paintings inside the United Nations headquarters, distinguished visitors, journalists and... Read More
Steven Newcomb

In a previous column on this topic, I pointed to various historical illustrations of plans by agents of the U.S....

July 19, 2012
With a second cross-country protest march by indigenous rainforest dwellers and their allies advancing on La Paz, it was clear that Bolivia’s Indigenous Peoples are divided on Pres... Read More
Steven Newcomb

In 1982, the National Lawyers Guild published a book entitled Rethinking Indian Law....

June 08, 2012
The 11 th session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues ended with the acknowledgment that the racist Doctrine of Discovery continues to impact Indigenous Peop... Read More
This year marks the fifth anniversary of the signing of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, and First Nations chiefs are ready to take it to the nex... Read More
Kenneth Deer

This column was originally pubished in The Eastern Door, a community newspaper in the ancient Mohawk territory of Kahnawake, in Quebec....

May 24, 2012
A group of 15 Seneca Salamanca High School students traveled to the Eleventh Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues in New York City (UNPFII) to present... Read More