A Charitable Gift Annuity is a contractual agreement between a donor and a nonprofit organization.  The donor gives the non-profit a lump sum of money for which they agree to pay the donor an income as long as the donor lives. When the donor passes, any remaining money belongs to the charity....

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Inter-American Commission on Human Rights says U.S. violated its obligations under international human rights laws.

Our program to advocate for indigenous peoples affected by multilateral development banks is a cornerstone of the work at the Indian Law Resource Center. This project began in the late 1970s when the Center represented the Yanomami people of Brazil. The Yanomami lived a peaceful and self-... read more

Agua Caliente files petition with the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. 

A summary of July 14, 2011, Senate Committee on Indian Affairs Oversight Hearing on protecting Native women.  To read testimony from the witnesses at the hearing or to watch a replay of the hearing online, visit

Tribal leaders and Native women’s advocates and advocacy groups are encouraged to submit written testimony to the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs by July 28, 2011.

Will your tax dollars be contributing to the demise of the world's indigenous communities?  Get Informed!

El máximo Tribunal de Guatemala tomó una decisión histórica hace casi seis meses que se presume hubiera arrojado una ola de cambios a nivel nacional para los pueblos indígenas. Sin embargo, el Gobierno de Guatemala no ha implementado esta orden judicial de manera adecuada y oportuna. El caso... read more

Constitutional Court of Guatemala issues ruling affirming the collective rights of Community to its land. 

Center submits comments saying agencies need to not only engage indigenous peoples as stakeholders, but more importantly, rights-holders.