Indigenous Peoples’ Right to Health post-2015

Originally published by culturalsurvival.org. Putting African Indigenous Peoples’ Right to Health on the Post-2015 Development Agenda The right to health is the most basic of human rights, argues Indigenous Maasai scholar Ben Koissaba, of Kenya, in conclusion to his participation at the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples that took place September 2014 in New York.  “[It’s]…

Teleconference on “Approaches to Grassroots Direct Funding to Indigenous Communities in Africa”

FPW and the Africa Grantmakers Affinity Group Host Teleconference on “Approaches to Grassroots Direct Funding to Indigenous Communities in Africa” | First Peoples Worldwide Next Friday, September 28, 2012, funders and donors are invited to a conference call hosted by the Africa Grantmakers Affinity Group and First Peoples Worldwide (FPW) on “Approaches to Grassroots Direct Funding to Indigenous Communities…

Remembering Ken Saro-Wiwa – the Ogoni people & the greed for oil

Ken Saro-Wiwa became a legend for his non-violent campaign against environmental degradation of the land and waters of Ogoniland by the operations of the multinational petroleum industry, especially Shell. His case is cited in numerous academic and cultural works, such as: Europeans, Americans and Chinese are all in high demand and thus on a race…

Promoting the Rights for Indigenous Peoples of Northern Kenya – KIWAY foundation

KIWAY FOUNDATION The Kenya Indigenous Women and Youth (KIWAY) foundation is a public charitable non-profit organization that seeks to promote the rights of indigenous peoples of northern Kenya especially in Laikipia, Isiolo, Samburu, Marsabit and Turkana, who are mainly nomadic pastoralists, to achieve a just and dignified life. KIWAY foundation was established in early 2011…

‘Wax & Gold’ – the new J!GG e-magazine

Welcome to the inaugural edition of our quarterly e-magazine ‘Wax & Gold’. This special issue focuses on the International Year for People of African Descent and coincides with the official launch of the Jethro Institute for Good Governance (J!GG). Following the successful launch of our website earlier this year, we invite you to join us…