Climate Change / human rights / Indigenous Peoples Principles and Perspectives / LIPAN APACHES / REDD / Security / Texas-Mexico Border

Indigenous Peoples and Delegates Reject "REDD–Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation" as a Violation to Human and Indigenous Rights

From REDD Monitor[Photo Credit: Ben Powless] Indigenous Peoples reject carbon trading and forest offsets By Chris Lang, 4th May 2009 From 20-24 April 2009, almost 400 Indigenous representatives met in Anchorage, Alaska for the Indigenous Peoples’ Global Summit on Climate Change. After four days of meetings, they produced “The Anchorage Declaration“, which was agreed by … Continue reading

human rights / lipan apache women / Rappaport Institute for Human Rights / TEXAS-MEXICO BORDER WALL

Human Rights Violations Texas-Mexico Border Wall

As we prepare to submit our intervention, tomorrow, on the issues of Human Rights, Indigenous Peoples, Militarization and the Texas-Mexico border wall at the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, We warmly invite you, our sisters, brothers, and allies, to review the papers on these issues as they pertain to our case at this … Continue reading

border wall / cultural rights / human rights / indigenous families / indigenous women's law / indigneous rights / Lower Rio Grande Valley / Militarization / Nde' Cultural Survival / U.S.-Mexico border

More Soldiers (Troops) On the Ground Is a Threat to Nde’ Way of Life

(Photo: PBS) (Film still: Kieren Fitzgerald) (Photo: Margo Tamez) (Photo: Austin American Statesman) Yuma, Arizona News Reveals Suspicion, Napolitano Could Send More Troops to Border Indigneous Nde’ people of the Lower Rio Grande Valley are threatened by increased militarization of our home communities, rancherias, farmlands, stock areas, water, riparian wetlands, and sacred sites. Nde’ and … Continue reading