Fifth anniversary of United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: protection of Indigenous peoples’ rights to lands, territories and resources more urgent than ever

There is urgent need to uphold international human rights standards in response to intensive resource...

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Interview with Grand Chief Edward John of the Tl’azt’en Nation

9 August 2012 – The International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, celebrated 9 August,...

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First Nations Summit Supports International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples 2012

Coast Salish Territory (Vancouver) — The First Nations Summit respectfully acknowledges the 18th commemoration of...

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Grand Chief Edward John Presents at United Nations Expert Meeting on Indigenous Peoples and Forests

United Nations Headquarters, New York, New York – Indigenous representatives from around the world are...

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Canada’s shameful disregard for UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples continues as 2nd anniversary approaches

Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver – On the eve of the second anniversary of the adoption of...

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Australian support for UN Declaration an historic day for Indigenous peoples worldwide: Canada’s continuing opposition reprehensible

Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver – Late this afternoon (Friday April 3rd Australian time) Australian Indigenous Affairs...

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First Nations Pressure Canada to Endorse the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples on the Eve of the First Anniversary of its Adoption

Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver – On Saturday, the First Nations Leadership Council will celebrate the first...

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First Nations to shine world climate change spotlight on northern boreal forest crisis

Coast Salish Traditional Territory (Vancouver) – Canadian First Nations, who are already on the front...

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United Nations Day: A Time for Canada to Reflect

Coast Salish Traditional Territory/West Vancouver, BC – The 62nd anniversary of the entry into force...

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Passage of UN Declaration an historic day for Aboriginal people in Canada: Canada’s opposition a national disgrace and a stain on its international reputation

Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver – Today the United Nations General Assembly, after more than 20 years...

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First Nations Leadership Council Urges Canada to Vote in Support of UN Declaration on Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver – The First Nations Leadership Council is urging Canada to vote in...

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First Nations Leadership Council Condemns Canada for Not Supporting UN Declaration on Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver – The First Nations Leadership Council and many other First Nations leaders...

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