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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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Applications for Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of human rights in the context of climate change

The deadline for applications for the newly established mandate on the promotion and protection of human rights in the context of climate change is 25 November 2021. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. Special ...
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The International Indian Treaty Council Joins The Pit River Tribe In Celebrating Historic Land And Cultural Rights Victories

Shasta County, California: International Indian Treaty Council (IITC) affiliate Pit River Tribe is celebrating two historic victories protecting their sacred places and reinstating jurisdiction over their traditional territories in Northern California. These include the defeat of ...
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Oct 12 2021

UN Human Rights Council adopts historic resolutions on the right to a Safe Environment, Climate Change and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

UN Human Rights Council adopts historic resolutions on the right to a Safe Environment, Climate Change and the Rights of Indigenous Peoples at its closing session    Geneva, Switzerland, October 12, 2021:  At the close ...
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A Notice of Cease and Desist for the Unauthorized Use of IITC’s Iconic Logo

September 22, 2021 Re: A Notice of Cease and Desist for the Unauthorized Use of IITC’s Iconic Logo Respectful greetings relatives, allies, and friends: The International Indian Treaty Council (IITC) is an organization of Indigenous ...
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Op-Ed: To Heal, We Must Tell the Truth About the Treatment of California’s Indigenous Peoples

To Heal, We Must Tell the Truth About the Treatment of California’s Indigenous Peoples  By Morning Star Gali As victims of centuries of brutal religious intolerance and cultural genocide, California Indigenous Peoples are insisting on ...
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IITC Provisional Position on protected and “conservation” areas

International Indian Treaty Council (IITC) Provisional Position regarding plans for the creation of “protected” and “conservation” areas within the Global Biodiversity Framework Updated 6 September 2021 Indigenous Peoples have the right to the lands, territories ...
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Jul 22 2021

Tell FAO to stop the #ToxicAlliance with CropLife!

  The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) recently signed a letter of intent to formalize a partnership with CropLife International. CropLife is the global trade association representing all of the largest agrochemical, pesticide, and seed ...
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