#GuardiansoftheForest in California - If not now then when? Indigenous leaders make demands at global climate summit
In September 2018 indigenous and local community leaders from Latin America and Indonesia, the Guardians of the Forest, travelled to California with a mission to protect their forests and their peoples. From deep knowledge sharing with the Yurok nation, they brought their voices to the Global Climate Action Summit to ensure that their five demands […]ActivismCultureIndigenous Peoples
Testimonies of violence and criminalization facing Indigenous Peoples Indigenous and Local Community Threats. Violence. Criminalization. Murder.
In March 2018, UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Victoria Tauli-Corpuz brought together indigenous representatives from around the world to hear their testimony on the violence and legal prosecution they face for defending their lands. Find out more at theyshouldhaveknownbetter.comActivismFighting Big CorporationsHuman Rights Abuses
UN Special Rapporteur of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples meets the Standing Rock Sioux leadership and community in March 2017 after months of protest against the Dakota Access Pipeline. On the 10th anniversary of the Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, the campaign has come to represent the struggle of indigenous peoples the world […]ActivismLand RightsParticipatory-made film