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.

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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.

The States Senate Committee on Indian Affairs held an oversight hearing, Setting the Standard: Domestic Policy Implications of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, on June 9, 2011

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Along the banks of the Utuquinia River in Peru sits the Flor de Ucayali Community. The only way in and out of this 20 family settlement is by boat. Debora Bardoles Guimaraes, member of the Flor de Ucayali Community: "For the moment we are in tranquility in our community, we are organized."