News & Updates

Jan 14 2022

Notice to Indigenous Peoples on current calls by United Nations Human Rights Experts

The following are calls for input into reports and studies by United Nations Human Rights experts specifically focusing on or of interest to Indigenous Peoples.   The deadline for contributions to the Special Rapporteur on ...
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Jan 14 2022

Aviso a los Pueblos Indígenas sobre las convocatorias actuales de los Expertos en Derechos Humanos de las Naciones Unidas

A continuación se presentan las convocatorias para realizar aportaciones a los informes y estudios de los expertos en Derechos Humanos de las Naciones Unidas que se centran específicamente en los Pueblos Indígenas o son de ...
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Special Rapporteur’s call for contributions to non-state actors extended

The Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights to Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation is preparing his thematic report "The right to safe drinking water and sanitation of indigenous peoples: current situation and lessons from ancestral cultures". ...
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Dec 10 2021

Year-end Donor Appeal 2021

IITC’s Annual Indigenous Peoples Day Sunrise Gathering on Alcatraz Island, October 11, 2021 Respectful greetings to our friends, supporters and allies, We at the International Indian Treaty Council (IITC) first wish to first acknowledge the ...
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IITC Food Sovereignty and Indigenous Knowledge Video

Dear IITC Board members, staff, advisors, and interested partners;   From August to October 2021, the IITC partnered with the United Nations Development Programme to produce a 30-minute video for the UNPD 2021 Nature for ...
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Petition to FAO to Express Global Opposition to CropLife Partnership

December 3, 2021 Director-General Qu Dongyu UN Food and Agriculture Organization Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 00153 Rome, Italy Dear Director-General Qu Dongyu, We are writing to express our deep concern over your plans to ...
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International Indian Treaty Council To Host Indigenous Peoples Thanksgiving Sunrise Gathering On Alcatraz Island

International Indian Treaty Council To Host Indigenous Peoples Thanksgiving Sunrise Gathering On Alcatraz Island   Yelamu, Ohlone Territory (San Francisco, CA): In the early morning of Thursday, November 25, 2021, the International Indian Treaty Council ...
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Indigenous Peoples are Thankful for Your Contributions in Support of their Rights!

This week Indigenous Peoples are coming together and #GivingThanks. On November 25th week IITC will host our annual Indigenous Peoples Thanksgiving Sunrise Gathering on Alcatraz Island where Indigenous Peoples and their supporters will join to ...
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Combatting The Climate Crisis, Recognizing Indigenous Peoples Rights And Knowledge

Indigenous Knowledge holders and Facilitative Working Group members at the closed knowledge sharing session for Indigenous Peoples on November 6, 2021, at COP 26 in Glasgow Scotland. Photo credit: UNFCCC Secretariat Glasgow, Scotland:  As in ...
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Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Bill (Western Australian) 2021

Honourable Mark McGowan MLA 13th Floor, Dumas House 2 Havelock Street WEST PERTH WA 6005 [email protected] cc: United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Mr. Francisco Cali Tzay, via email to [email protected] ...
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January 2022


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