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]…

African History: The Kingdom of Kush

The worst thing to have happened to Africans is not the colonisation of our resources and people or the recent genocides; it is that our history has been stolen and hidden from us.  Emmanuel Jal The Kingdom of Kush or Kush was an ancient African kingdom situated on the confluences of the Blue Nile, White Nile and River Atbara in what is now the Republic of Sudan.…

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…