News & Updates

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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Jan 27 2021

The IITC and Treaty Nations Welcome President Biden’s Decision to Halt Keystone XL Pipeline

Indigenous Peoples from the US and Canada gathered in D.C. to oppose the proposed Keystone XL pipeline in 2014. Photo: Jay Mallin (17 U.S. Code § 107)   January 26, 2021, Oglala Lakota Nation, South ...
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Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Calls for submissions

  The Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP) is calling for submissions for its study on the rights of the indigenous child under the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. ...
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Dec 11 2020

Human Rights Day 2020

  Since 1974, the IITC has supported Indigenous Peoples’ struggles for human and Treaty rights, self-determination, food sovereignty, environmental health, and justice through information dissemination, coalition building, advocacy, training, and technical assistance. Please consider supporting ...
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Alcatraz Island, November 25th, 2020

Dec 3 2020

IITC 2020 Sunrise Gatherings Affirmed Indigenous Peoples’ Resistance, Solidarity, and Survival During COVID-19

Alcatraz Island, November 25th, 2020, photo by Chris Honahnie   December 2, 2020, San Francisco CA:  For over 40 years the International Indian Treaty Council (IITC) has organized two annual sunrise gatherings on Alcatraz Island ...
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Dec 1 2020

Today is #GivingTuesday!

  Today is #GivingTuesday! This is your opportunity to give a tax-deductible gift that will directly contribute toward the mission of the International Indian Treaty Council (IITC) as we continue working for the Sovereignty and Self-Determination of ...
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Global Outrage at FAO Plans to Partner with Pesticide Industry

For Immediate Release November 19, 2020         Contacts: Ahna Kruzic, PAN North America, [email protected], 510 927 5379 Keith Tyrell, PAN United Kingdom, [email protected], 44 75 887 06224 Ilang-Ilang Quijano, PAN Asia Pacific, ...
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May 2022


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