Indigenous leaders and their representatives from the Brazilian Amazon participated in a hearing before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights on Thursday, July 1, to discuss Brazil’s failure to adopt and enforce the recommendations contained in the Precautionary Measures the IACHR granted... read more

The Center and COIAB (Coordination of Indigenous Organizations in the Brazilian Amazon) sent a letter to President Biden this week, alerting the administration to the increase in human rights violations against indigenous peoples in Brazil and urging the United States to prioritize the...

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Take Action for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls!

Join us in a National Week of Action (April 29-May 5, 2021) to call the nation and the world to action in honor of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls (MMIWG). Take action by participating in these virtual events and...

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An Interview with Armstrong A. Wiggins published in IdeAs Journal

Zortman Exploration Could Worsen Contamination of Tribes’ Water, Land 

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Andrew Werk, Jr., President, Fort Belknap Indian Community
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In November 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court granted a writ of certiorari, agreeing to hear U.S. v. Cooley (No. 19-1414), a case arising within the Crow Tribe’s reservation on land defined as Indian Country. The question before the Supreme Court is “whether the lower courts erred in suppressing...

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We are saddened to learn of the passing of Carrie Dann.  She was a great champion of Western Shoshone land rights and the rights of all indigenous peoples.

October 19, 2020
Hugo Tacuri Huamani
Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Peru (CONAIP)

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