Development and business activities have historically occurred in a way that excludes tribes from key decision-making processes and results in negative impacts on their lands, territories, and resources. While businesses are not signatories to the Declaration, the Declaration is still a powerful tool to address these historical injustices, to promote tribe-led and self-determined development, and to support sustainable business that respects the rights of indigenous peoples in the U.S..
Indigenous-led economic development and effective corporate engagement can play a powerful role in promoting the human rights of indigenous peoples in the U.S..
Tribal leaders, cultural knowledge holders, and tribal government staff are invited to attend a free event in Sacramento, CA on ...Read More
Informational flyer circulated to promote the webinar series. The University of Colorado Law School, the Native American Rights Fund, and ...Read More
Access to high-speed Internet service has become an essential component to the nation’s economy, education, and healthcare. However, federal data ...Read More
Indigenous-led Development in Action One model of self-determined economic development is the Larrakia Declaration on the Development of Indigenous Tourism ...Read More
https://un-declaration.narf.org/wp-content/uploads/2013-ilo-handbook.pdf From the 2013 handbook: This handbook aims to answer some of the essential questions of [International Labour Organization] ILO ...Read More
From the manual: https://un-declaration.narf.org/wp-content/uploads/1989-ilo-convention.pdf This is an easy-to-use manual to ILO Convention No. 169. It helps to understand the Convention, ...Read More
From the manual: "This Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) Manual is designed as a tool for project practitioners (herein ...Read More
https://un-declaration.narf.org/wp-content/uploads/2013-business-guide.pdf From the Guide: The objective of this guide (the “Guide”) is to help business understand, respect, and support the ...Read More
https://un-declaration.narf.org/wp-content/uploads/un-adolescents-guide2013.pdf The text for Know Your Rights! (written for adolescent boys and girls, aged 13 –18 years) was prepared by ...Read More
British Columbia has become the first jurisdiction in Canada to pass legislation implementing the United Nations Declaration on Indigenous Peoples ...Read More