Mr. Alvaro Pop Ac, Chair of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, and Ms. Dalee Dorough and Chief Edward John, Members of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues issued a statement on the Protests on the Dakota Access Pipeline that took place August 25, 2016 in Washington DC. The full statement included below.
Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, UN Special Rapporteur for Indigenous Rights, spent the day with 28 participants from 15 countries that are part of Columbia's Summer Program on Indigenous Peoples' Rights and Policy hosted by Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race (CSER).
ISHR’s Indigenous Peoples' Rights Program hosted the International Seminar on Indigenous Peoples' Rights at Columbia University on May 14th & 15th.
On February 1st, Professor Fred Myers presented on his most recent projects among the Pintupi people of Yayayi in the Western Desert region of Australia.
On December 1, 2015, the University Seminar on Indigenous Studies heard a presentation on the above-mentioned subject by Professor Regina Cortina, Teachers College, Columbia University (Professor of Education).