2020 World Indigenous Peoples Day Interview with Walter Echo-Hawk

Since 1995, the United Nations has designated August 9th as the annual International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. The day marks an occasion to celebrate, raise awareness about, and help to protect and promote the rights of indigenous peoples

EMRIP Study on Indigenous Languages

EMRIP Study on Indigenous Languages

This study outlines international and regional standards on indigenous peoples’ rights to language and culture, describes the relationship between indigenous cultures and languages to their self-determination and rights to their lands, territories and resources and analyses indigenous peoples’ languages and

UN EXPERT MECHANISM ON THE RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES RELEASES STATEMENT ON COVID-19

UN EXPERT MECHANISM ON THE RIGHTS OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES RELEASES STATEMENT ON COVID-19

COVID-19 yet another challenge for indigenous peoples: Statement by the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP) is available at the UN’s web page on COVID-19 and indigenous people at https://www.un.org/development/desa/indigenouspeoples/covid-19.html From the statement: The spread of COVID