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15 01, 2019

EMRIP Human Rights Hearing, January 26, 2019 / Audiencia de Derechos Humanos del MEDPI, 26 de Enero de 2019

2019-02-18T16:38:02-07:00

The San Xavier District, Tohono O’odham Nation and the International Indian Treaty Council (IITC), in conjunction with the UN Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, invite you to attend a Human Rights hearing to gather testimonies and documentation addressing Human Rights violations experienced by members of Indigenous Peoples, Tribal Nations and communities divided [...]

EMRIP Human Rights Hearing, January 26, 2019 / Audiencia de Derechos Humanos del MEDPI, 26 de Enero de 20192019-02-18T16:38:02-07:00
15 01, 2019

United Nations Voluntary Fund For Indigenous Peoples / Fondo De Contribuciones Voluntarias De Las Naciones Unidas Para Los Pueblos Indigenas

2019-01-15T16:48:49-07:00

Call for applications  Pursuant to General Assembly Resolution A/RES/71/321 which aims at enhancing the participation of indigenous peoples’ representatives and institutions in meetings of relevant United Nations bodies on issues affecting them, an Interactive hearings will take place at the margins of the 18th session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (PFII) on 25 [...]

United Nations Voluntary Fund For Indigenous Peoples / Fondo De Contribuciones Voluntarias De Las Naciones Unidas Para Los Pueblos Indigenas2019-01-15T16:48:49-07:00
15 01, 2019

Study on Indigenous Peoples’ Rights in the Context of Borders, Migration and Displacement

2019-01-15T16:33:34-07:00

Call for submissions The Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples will carry out a study on Indigenous Peoples’ Rights in the Context of Borders, Migration and Displacement under its mandate in resolution 33/25 (2a). The Expert Mechanism will present a draft of this study for discussion at its next session from 15-19 July [...]

Study on Indigenous Peoples’ Rights in the Context of Borders, Migration and Displacement2019-01-15T16:33:34-07:00
7 01, 2019

IITC mourns the passing of a great warrior: Jacquelynn “Jackie” Warledo

2019-01-09T17:27:16-07:00

Remembering and Honoring Jackie Warledo Family, Friends, the Seminole Nation, Oklahoma community members and the Indigenous Movement around the world are mourning the passing of Jacquelynn “Jackie” Warledo, Seminole Nation Tribal Citizen of the Wind Clan.   Jackie was a loving and beloved Mother and Grandmother, a loyal friend and a tireless, fearless Warrior for the [...]

IITC mourns the passing of a great warrior: Jacquelynn “Jackie” Warledo2019-01-09T17:27:16-07:00
12 12, 2018

IITC 2018 End of Year Funding Request

2018-12-13T16:10:16-07:00

President of the United Nations General Assembly María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, (Ecuador) met during COP 24 (December 1, 2018) with Indigenous Peoples representatives from Arctic, Latin America, Africa, Pacific and North America including IITC’s Executive Director in Katowice Poland.Photo by Kera Sherwood-O'Regan.     Greetings to our Friends, Colleagues, and Supporters,   I [...]

IITC 2018 End of Year Funding Request2018-12-13T16:10:16-07:00
6 12, 2018

Pacific Food Sovereignty and Traditional Knowledge Conference, Aotearoa/New Zealand), Feb 4-5, 2019

2019-02-18T16:38:17-07:00

  NAU MAI, HAERE MAI We invite you to attend Te kunenga mai Hawaiki Pacific Food Sovereignty & Traditional Knowledge Conference I kune mai Hawaiki, ki te kune kai, ki te kune tangata The source (kune) of all things valuable that migrated to Aotearoa Those valuable things are people, knowledge, culture, traditional practices; hunting, fishing, [...]

Pacific Food Sovereignty and Traditional Knowledge Conference, Aotearoa/New Zealand), Feb 4-5, 20192019-02-18T16:38:17-07:00
8 11, 2018

IITC and Sicangu Treaty Council sponsor Oceti Sakowin Treaty Conference, December 11-13, 2018

2018-12-17T19:14:35-07:00

Oceti Sakowin Treaty Conference December 11-13, 2018 Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn Rapid City, SD   Topics: Inherent Sovereignty Treaty Rights Keystone XL Gold Mining Oil Wells Health Care Options Lakota Language Astronomy Doctrine of Discovery United Nations Water Rights Uranium Mining Strategic Planning Climate Change   $100 Pre-registration before November 30, 2018 Mail to Sicangu [...]

IITC and Sicangu Treaty Council sponsor Oceti Sakowin Treaty Conference, December 11-13, 20182018-12-17T19:14:35-07:00
7 11, 2018

Environmental Violence: Banned Pesticides and resulting Human Rights Violations of Yaqui Communities in Mexico, 7 Nov. 2018

2018-11-08T16:21:32-07:00

You’re kindly invited to the November event: National Native American Heritage Month and Studies in Indigenous Borderlands (SIB). Andrea Carmen Executive Director of the International Indian Treaty Council November 7, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Place: Gewkdag Son Ki, Meeting Room 4   Environmental Violence: Import and Export of Banned and Highly Restricted Pesticides to Mexico and the resulting Human Rights Violations of Yaqui Communities.   For the full PDF flyer, please click here: https://www.iitc.org/wp-content/uploads/Andrea-Carmen-Nov-7-2018.pdf

Environmental Violence: Banned Pesticides and resulting Human Rights Violations of Yaqui Communities in Mexico, 7 Nov. 20182018-11-08T16:21:32-07:00
7 11, 2018

Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Full Presentation to the UN General Assembly, Oct. 2018

2018-11-07T18:41:19-07:00

"It is a pleasure for me to address the General Assembly today for the fifth time since I took up the mandate as Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples in 2014. Over the last half decade, I have been reporting here and at the Human Rights Council on a range of troubling issues [...]

Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Full Presentation to the UN General Assembly, Oct. 20182018-11-07T18:41:19-07:00
7 11, 2018

International Uranium Festival, Tucson, AZ, 12 December 2018

2018-12-17T19:14:30-07:00

  PSR-AZ PRESENTS INTERNATIONAL URANIUM FILM FESTIVAL – SW 2018 TOUR DECEMBER 12, 2018 WEDNESDAY 6:30 PM – 9 PM YWCA | 525 N BONITA AVE | TUCSON TOO PRECIOUS TO MINE, USA, 2017, 10 MINUTES HALF LIFE: THE STORY OF AMERICA’S LAST URANIUM MILL, USA, 2016, 12 min CRYING EARTH RISE UP, USA, 2014, [...]

International Uranium Festival, Tucson, AZ, 12 December 20182018-12-17T19:14:30-07:00