Presentation of Kari-Oca II Declaration to Government of Brazil

 At the United Nations Earth Summit Rio+20, Indigenous Peoples from throughout the world converged at Kari-Oca village to articulate their issues and demands to world leaders gathered for the UNCSD Rio+20. On Thursday, June 21, 2012, representatives presented the...

KARI-OCA 2 DECLARATION

 “INDIGENOUS PEOPLES GLOBAL CONFERENCE ON RIO+20 AND MOTHER EARTH” Haga clic aquí para leer en español. Clique aqui para ler em Português. We, the Indigenous Peoples of Mother Earth assembled at the site of Kari-Oka I, sacred Kari-Oka Púku, Rio de Janeiro to...

Protests, appeals sideline politicians at Rio+20 meet

 AFP – World leaders were elbowed out of the spotlight at the Earth summit on Thursday as civil society blasted corporate capitalism and political compromise while celebrities clamored for an Arctic sanctuary. On its penultimate day, UN chief Ban Ki-moon...

“Join me in Earth Revolution”

 As the youth gathered to pronounce the failure of the Rio + 20 outcomes document, it was Ta’Kaiya, hoisted on the shoulders of her First Nations brother Clayton Thomas Muller and sister Kandi Mosset from IEN that spoke most clearly, for me, and for thousands of...

Mother Earth Should Not Be “Owned, Privatised and Exploited”

 Aline Jenckel interviews, TOM B.K. GOLDTOOTH, executive director of the Indigenous Environmental Network – IPS News.Net The declaration, part of preparations for the upcoming U.N. Conference on Sustainable Development, frequently referred to as Rio+20, in...

Declaração KARI‐OCA 2

 “CONFERÊNCIA MUNDIAL DOS Povos Indígenas SOBRE RIO+20 e a Mãe TERRA” 13‐22 Junho 2012 Nós, os Povos Indígenas da Mãe Terra reunidos na sede da Kari-Oca I, sagrado Kari-Oka Púku, no Rio de Janeiro para participar da Conferência das Nações Unidas sobre...

DECLARACION DE KARI‐OCA 2

 Portuguese | Spanish Press Advisory Indigenous Peoples Denounce Green Economy and REDD+ as Privatization of Nature TIME: 10:00 a.m. DAY: Friday, 15 June 2012 PLACE: Clube de Engenhara, Avenida Rio Branco 124-18 andar Indigenous Peoples of the world participating...

Rio+ 20 News

 No REDD They want to see us as gardeners in our own lands” The International Alliance of Indigenous and Local Communities on Climate Change held a press conference at the Peoples Summit in Rio to expose ’green economy’ and the REDD mechanism (Reducing Emission...

McGuinty invited to a Grassy Narrows fish fry at Queen’s Park

 Will Premier McGuinty join Grassy Narrows for lunch at the Chef’s Table? Toronto – Today Grassy Narrows mothers are challenging Premier McGuinty to join them and their families in a traditional fish fry at Queen’s Park for a meal of their local fish cooked on an...

IEN – WMAN Mining Mini-Grant Awards

 The following is a list of communities and groups who have been awarded grants in the IEN/WMAN Mining Mini-Grant program (Second Cycle 2012). Advocates for the Protection of Sacred Sites – California Green Energy Justice Summit, a convening to bring together...