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Report on Recognition, Reparations, and Reconciliation

Call for submissions The Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples will prepare a report on Recognition, reparations and reconciliation under its mandate in resolution 33/25 (2b). The Expert Mechanism will present a draft of this report for discussion at its next session from 15-19 July 2019. A final version will be presented to [...]

Report on Recognition, Reparations, and Reconciliation2019-02-07T16:44:25+00:00

General call for contributions on the consequences of exposure of indigenous people to toxic and otherwise hazardous substances

The Special Rapporteur on the implications for human rights of the environmentally sound management and disposal of hazardous substances and wastes, pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 36/15 will dedicate his upcoming report to the UN General Assembly in 2019 to examining the consequences of exposure of indigenous people all around the world to toxic [...]

General call for contributions on the consequences of exposure of indigenous people to toxic and otherwise hazardous substances2019-01-18T16:29:03+00:00

California Historical Society and IITC Alcatraz Talk, Jan. 17. 2019

BOOK TALK A JOURNEY TO FREEDOM Richard Oakes, Alcatraz, and the Red Power Movement   Join California Historical Society and the International Indian Treaty Council (IITC) for an evening of learning about Richard Oakes, the Native American leader who was instrumental in the takeovers of Alcatraz, Fort Lawton, and Pit River, and whose assassination in [...]

California Historical Society and IITC Alcatraz Talk, Jan. 17. 20192019-01-18T16:27:23+00:00

EMRIP Human Rights Hearing, January 26, 2019 / Audiencia de Derechos Humanos del MEDPI, 26 de Enero de 2019

The San Xavier District, Tohono O’odham Nation and the International Indian Treaty Council (IITC), in conjunction with the UN Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, invite you to attend a Human Rights hearing to gather testimonies and documentation addressing Human Rights violations experienced by members of Indigenous Peoples, Tribal Nations and communities divided [...]

EMRIP Human Rights Hearing, January 26, 2019 / Audiencia de Derechos Humanos del MEDPI, 26 de Enero de 20192019-01-15T16:58:04+00:00

United Nations Voluntary Fund For Indigenous Peoples / Fondo De Contribuciones Voluntarias De Las Naciones Unidas Para Los Pueblos Indigenas

Call for applications  Pursuant to General Assembly Resolution A/RES/71/321 which aims at enhancing the participation of indigenous peoples’ representatives and institutions in meetings of relevant United Nations bodies on issues affecting them, an Interactive hearings will take place at the margins of the 18th session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (PFII) on 25 [...]

United Nations Voluntary Fund For Indigenous Peoples / Fondo De Contribuciones Voluntarias De Las Naciones Unidas Para Los Pueblos Indigenas2019-01-15T16:48:49+00:00

Study on Indigenous Peoples’ Rights in the Context of Borders, Migration and Displacement

Call for submissions The Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples will carry out a study on Indigenous Peoples’ Rights in the Context of Borders, Migration and Displacement under its mandate in resolution 33/25 (2a). The Expert Mechanism will present a draft of this study for discussion at its next session from 15-19 July [...]

Study on Indigenous Peoples’ Rights in the Context of Borders, Migration and Displacement2019-01-15T16:33:34+00:00

IITC mourns the passing of a great warrior: Jacquelynn “Jackie” Warledo

Remembering and Honoring Jackie Warledo Family, Friends, the Seminole Nation, Oklahoma community members and the Indigenous Movement around the world are mourning the passing of Jacquelynn “Jackie” Warledo, Seminole Nation Tribal Citizen of the Wind Clan.   Jackie was a loving and beloved Mother and Grandmother, a loyal friend and a tireless, fearless Warrior for the [...]

IITC mourns the passing of a great warrior: Jacquelynn “Jackie” Warledo2019-01-09T17:27:16+00:00

IITC 2018 End of Year Funding Request

President of the United Nations General Assembly María Fernanda Espinosa Garcés, (Ecuador) met during COP 24 (December 1, 2018) with Indigenous Peoples representatives from Arctic, Latin America, Africa, Pacific and North America including IITC’s Executive Director in Katowice Poland.Photo by Kera Sherwood-O'Regan.     Greetings to our Friends, Colleagues, and Supporters,   I [...]

IITC 2018 End of Year Funding Request2018-12-13T16:10:16+00:00

IITC and Sicangu Treaty Council sponsor Oceti Sakowin Treaty Conference, December 11-13, 2018

Oceti Sakowin Treaty Conference December 11-13, 2018 Rushmore Plaza Holiday Inn Rapid City, SD   Topics: Inherent Sovereignty Treaty Rights Keystone XL Gold Mining Oil Wells Health Care Options Lakota Language Astronomy Doctrine of Discovery United Nations Water Rights Uranium Mining Strategic Planning Climate Change   $100 Pre-registration before November 30, 2018 Mail to Sicangu [...]

IITC and Sicangu Treaty Council sponsor Oceti Sakowin Treaty Conference, December 11-13, 20182018-12-17T19:14:35+00:00

Environmental Violence: Banned Pesticides and resulting Human Rights Violations of Yaqui Communities in Mexico, 7 Nov. 2018

You’re kindly invited to the November event: National Native American Heritage Month and Studies in Indigenous Borderlands (SIB). Andrea Carmen Executive Director of the International Indian Treaty Council November 7, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Place: Gewkdag Son Ki, Meeting Room 4   Environmental Violence: Import and Export of Banned and Highly Restricted Pesticides to Mexico and the resulting Human Rights Violations of Yaqui Communities.   For the full PDF flyer, please click here: https://www.iitc.org/wp-content/uploads/Andrea-Carmen-Nov-7-2018.pdf

Environmental Violence: Banned Pesticides and resulting Human Rights Violations of Yaqui Communities in Mexico, 7 Nov. 20182018-11-08T16:21:32+00:00