The Background Materials & Strategies for Implementation of the American Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples booklet includes comparisons between the American Declaration and the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, important OAS General Assembly resolutions, and...

read more

October 2, 2017 | The Alaska Native Women’s Resource Center (AKNWRC) is honored to announce that we have been awarded a federal grant by the Family and Youth Services Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S.

Statement by the Indian Law Resource Center

The 10th session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (EMRIP), which took place July 10-14, 2017, included a discussion of its new mandate and working methods. The expanded mandate is a result of the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples of 2014, which requested the Council... read more
The United Nations will delay any substantive action on their work to enable the participation of indigenous peoples’ representatives and institutions at the UN. After years of discussions among indigenous peoples and member states, and several weeks of states-only negotiations this summer, member... read more
In a season of reckless threats and racist and misogynistic rhetoric, of xenophobia and border walls, indigenous peoples’ rights are at risk, whether intended targets or not. Right now, the Senate is considering a budget that calls for $1.6 billion for "high-priority tactical infrastructure and... read more

October 6, 2017 | The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs held an oversight hearing: “The GAO Reports on Human Trafficking of American Indian and Alaska Natives in the United States” on September 27, 2017 to examine two separate reports published by the General Accountability Office in 2017.