Hen over sommeren, midt i turistsæsonen, er der alt andet end feriestemning på safarisletterne i det nordlige Tanzania.
Indigenous Navigator in Sápmi: “Statistics would be of particular importance in mapping the rights of indigenous peoples”
The Indigenous Navigator in Sápmi project is a collaboration of three different organizations: the Saami Council (Sámiráđđi), Saami University of Applied Sciences (Sámi allaskuvla) and International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA). This collaboration is facilitated for example by research work and through regular meetings of the project’s steering committee.
BY NIKITA BULANIN FOR DEBATES INDÍGENAS
Lesle Jansen, an environmental lawyer and Indigenous Peoples rights activist from South Africa is a member of the Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities in Africa of the African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights. She belongs to the Khoikhoi Indigenous community of South Africa and has dedicated over 20 years of her professional life to the promotion and defence of the rights of Indigenous and local Peoples in South Africa and the southern Africa region. Lesle spoke to us about the situation of Indigenous Peoples of South Africa and especially about the situation of Indigenous women.
Photo: Lesle (front) at a Khoisan Indígenous community consultation in Free State province. Photo: Ivan Vaalbooi
International CHT Commission: Government bans term "Indigenous" on International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 2022
3 August 2022
The International Chittagong Hill Tracts Commission is shocked to learn about the government’s prohibition on using the term “Indigenous” before the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 2022.
BY DELMY TANIA CRUZ HERNÁNDEZ FOR DEBATES INDÍGENAS
The Zapatista journey has marked the lives of Indigenous peoples and peasant communities with its teachings of autonomy and dreams of other possible worlds. However, the southeast of Mexico continues to be plagued by extreme poverty and violence generated by criminal economies. In this context, the collective Fases de la Luna promotes educational processes of political training to eradicate violence against women and promote autonomy.
Cover photo: Copal Studio Mx