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Sep 27 2022

A Victory for California Indigenous Peoples: AB 2022 Signed into Law on September 23, 2022, Prohibiting Racist Place Names in California

Morning Star Gali, Pit River Tribe and IITC’s California Tribal and Community Liaison, addressed the epidemic of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women in California and the links to demeaning and racist place names at IITC’s ...
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Sep 9 2022

CERD CONCLUDING OBSERVATIONS 2022

September 9, 2022 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Summer Blaze Aubrey, IITC Staff Attorney, [email protected]   UNITED NATIONS COMMITTEE ON THE ELIMINATION OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION (CERD) CONCLUDING OBSERVATIONS HIGHLIGHT MULTILE FORMS OF DISCRIMINATION AGAINST INDIGENOUS PEOPLES ...
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Aug 23 2022

THE UNITED NATIONS COMMITTEE ON THE ELIMINATION OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION REVIEWS THE UNITED STATES AND QUESTIONS ITS RECORD OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION AGAINST INDIGENOUS PEOPLES

Indigenous Peoples’ delegations at the U.S. CERD Review, August 9th, 2022, Geneva, Switzerland August 21, 2022   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Summer Blaze Aubrey, IITC Staff Attorney, [email protected]   THE UNITED NATIONS COMMITTEE ON THE ...
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Aug 8 2022

A Message from IITC: International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 2022

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples August 9, 2022 A Message from the International Indian Treaty Council    On this day, established by the United Nations in 1994 to recognize the rights, struggles and ...
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Jul 15 2022

Online Consultation with Special Rapporteur on Contemporary Forms of Racism

Mandate of the Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance To whom it many concern: I have the honour to address you in my capacity as United Nations Special ...
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Looking Ahead to CBD COP 15 in Montreal

Looking Ahead to CBD COP 15 in Montreal: IITC and COICA continue to affirm their support for the recommendations of 3 UN Expert Bodies addressing the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and the matter of “Local ...
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IITC Statement of Support for UN Recommendations Addressing the Matter of “Local Communities”

Final: International Indian Treaty Council Statement of Support for the Recommendations of the UN Permanent Forum, the UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and the UN Expert Mechanism on the Rights of ...
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THE UN CERD COMMITTEE WILL REVIEW COMPLIANCE BY THE UNITED STATES

UPDATE FOR INDIGENOUS PEOPLES:  THE UN COMMITTEE ON THE ELIMINATION OF RACIAL DISCRIMINATION (CERD) WILL REVIEW COMPLIANCE BY THE UNITED STATES AUGUST 11-12, 2022   National Day of Action and Awareness for Missing and Murdered ...
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AN HISTORIC DAY IN STOCKHOLM SWEDEN FOR THE YAQUI NATION AND THE CULTURAL RIGHTS OF ALL INDIGENOUS PEOPLES

Yaqui and IITC delegates with Mexican Ambassador and Sami Parliament representative at the Ambassador’s residence after the signing ceremony in Stockholm, June 3rd June 6, 2022, Stockholm Sweden: A signing ceremony was held in the ...
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Indigenous Peoples of Guatemala Succeed in Temporarily Suspending the Approval of Bill 5923

Indigenous Peoples of Guatemala succeed in temporarily suspending the approval of Bill 5923, "recovering pre-Hispanic cultural patrimony"   Mayan Authorities and Human Rights Defenders march to the Guatemala Congress in Guatemala City and meet with ...
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