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A New ToolKit of Resources on Indigenous Education

The ICCA Consortium partner LifeMosaic launches its new toolkit of resources on Indigenous Education. It is for indigenous educators, indigenous school initiators, or for anyone that is interested in education that helps sustain diverse expressions of humanity. Read more ▸

Phasepardhis and the Lesser Florican

The Phasepardhi youth, together with the non-profit organization Samvedana, started a project which aims for the conservation of the lesser florican, the regeneration of degraded grasslands, and the strengthening livelihoods and dignity for the Phasepardhis. Read more ▸

The Indigenous World 2019 – by IWGIA

IWGIA just published its report ‘The Indigenous World 2019’. Ninety-seven authors from Latin America, Africa, Asia, Arctic, Middle East and the Pacific line-up the main events impacting the lives of indigenous communities in 2018, making the book a go-to reference for everyone who wishes to be updated on the rights of indigenous peoples. Read more ▸

Regional Forum on Forests and People, in Myanmar

Over 227 people including indigenous communities from across the region, civil society groups, international organisations and government representatives came together at the Regional Forum on Forests and Peoples. They debated problems with forest governance and demanded recognition of their ICCAs – Territories of Life. Read more ▸

Slow Fish 2019 to take place in May

From May 9 to 12, “Slow Fish- The Sea: a Common Good” will take place, in Genoa, Italy. Read about the reasons for this theme which reflects the discussions that took place recently among the European Members of the ICCA Consortium. Read more ▸

Evenki Cultural Atlas Released Online

Snowchange, an ICCA Consortium Member in the Circumpolar North, supported the release of the online Evenki Cultural Atlas. Reindeer herding is more than a way of life for the Evenki of Siberia, it is the root of their culture… Read more ▸

Community, Culture and Conservation, in Myanmar

WWF Myanmar takes us through a visual journey among the ICCAs in the country. Kayin people, some Chin, Kachin, Naga and other Dawei people travelled from all over the region and country for an important workshop that marked the beginning of a new era in community-based conservation for Myanmar.  Read more ▸

Emma Lee, Trawlwulwuy woman, Aboriginal Tasmanian, wins University Award

Emma Lee, ICCA Consortium Honorary Member, is the first Indigenous person to win the prestigious Foundation Graduate Award, from the University of Tasmania.  She is a key architect, together with other Aboriginal Tasmanian leaders, of a 2016 whole-of-government strategy to improve conditions in the relationships between Indigenous and other Tasmanians.   Read more ▸