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What's in a word?

This week’s blog post was written by Sue Eagle, who is MCC Canada’s Indigenous Neighours Program Co-coordinator alongside Miriam Sainnawap

When I attend Indigenous events or meetings, I listen for themes or for wisdom that might give my work direction. 542 more words

Engagement

May They Outlive Us All: Youth Suicide and Self-Harm at the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

This year, I have the privilege of attending the fourteenth session of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII), courtesy of indigenous rights organization, … 307 more words

Announcement: Internship at SPFII

Internship position open at SPFII
SPFII release, 12 November 2013

An internship position is now available at the Secretariat of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues. 41 more words

Traditional Knowledge

This week in review … International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 2013
9 August 2013 (UN Headquarters and worldwide)

This year’s International Day theme was “Indigenous peoples building alliances: Honouring treaties, agreements and other constructive arrangements.” The theme aims to highlight the importance of honouring agreements between States, their citizens and indigenous peoples, emphasizing the principles of friendship, co-operation and peace. 459 more words

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Resource: UNPFII Message Stick

The Message Stick
Newsletter of the Secretariat of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, July/August 2013

This issue contains reports on: the highlights of UNPFII-12; the new UNPFII members appointed for the period 2014-2016; the Global Indigenous Preparatory Conference for the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples, held in June 2013 in Alta, Norway; the sixth session of the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples; WIPO IGC-25; the thematic debate on inequality by the UN General Assembly; and the indigenous expert workshop on intellectual property and genetic resources, traditional knowledge and traditional cultural expressions, held from 19-21 April 2013 in Geneva, Switzerland. Download the newsletter …

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Meeting prep: International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 2013

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples 2013
9 August 2013 (UN Headquarters, New York, and worldwide)

The 19th commemoration of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples on Friday, 9 August 2013 at the UN Headquarters in New York, is organized by the Secretariat of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, the UN Department of Public Information, and the NGO Committee on the Decade of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. 23 more words

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