News & Updates

Jun 3 2021

IITC joins the call for justice for the Tkémlúps te Secwépemc Nation

Kamloops Indian Residential School in British Columbia, Canada, undated and unattributed.   Edmonton, Alberta Canada: The International Indian Treaty Council (IITC) joins the Tḱemlúps te Secwépemc, the Indigenous Nations of Canada, and the international community ...
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May 17 2021

The International Indian Treaty Council Calls on Israel, the Biden Administration and the World Community to Support the Rights of the Palestinian People

For Immediate Release, May 17, 2021 Palestinian supporters fly their flag in Yelamu, Ohlone Territory (San Francisco California),on Alcatraz Island at IITC’s Indigenous Peoples Day Sunrise Gathering, October 2019. IITC Photo   Minneapolis, Minnesota: The International ...
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May 11 2021

The passing of our dear colleague Estebancio Castro-Diaz

  On behalf of the International Indigenous Peoples Forum on Climate Change (IIPFCC), it is with great sadness that we acknowledge the passing of our dear friend, brother, colleague, and mentor Estebancio Castro-Diaz. Estebancio is ...
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Apr 21 2021

Honor International Mother Earth Day by supporting IITC

  The International Indian Treaty Council honors Mother Earth daily and works to restore her balance through such key programs as Environmental Health, which addresses the severe health, environmental, and human rights impacts of toxic pesticides, ...
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Apr 20 2021

Just published: Evaluation of International Year of Indigenous Languages 2019

The Final Report of Evaluation of UNESCO’s action to revitalize and promote indigenous languages within the framework of the International Year of Indigenous Languages 2019.   2-page brief for Indigenous Peoples on the evaluation, available in English, French, Spanish, and Russian. ...
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Apr 1 2021

E-Noticias del CITI – primavera 2021

Reapertura de oficina del CITI en Guatemala Juan León Alvarado con el Relator Especial de la ONU sobre los Derechos de los Pueblos Indígenas, Francisco Calí Tzay, en Guatemala el 24 de marzo de 2021. ...
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Mar 10 2021

Annual Report 2020

IITC Board members Radley Davis, Pit River Tribe, and Tai Pelli, United Confederation of Taino People, with Lenny Foster on Alcatraz Island, November 2018. Ya’at’eeh, Respectful Greetings. On behalf of the 14 IITC Board of ...
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Mar 5 2021

Virtual consultation of the UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Pancho Cali Tucson IITC Office March 2021   Virtual consultation with the Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples on the Situation of Indigenous Peoples living in Urban Areas March 17, 2021 9:00 am ...
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Mar 2 2021

UNPFII Consultations for North America

Sessions, Dates and Themes  The following four topics will be discussed over two days/four sessions.   Tuesday, 9 March 2021 – 2-4 PM (Eastern Standard Time) COVID-19 and Indigenous Peoples Implementation of UNDRIP: Towards a ...
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UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples – Calls for Input

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, Francisco Calí Tzay, is collecting submissions to inform his report to the UN General Assembly on Indigenous Peoples Living in Urban Areas as well as his report to the ...
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June 2021


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