Aboriginal Resources

Links to support for Aboriginal people and organizations. These websites are generally initated by peoples outside a particular community but focus on supporting aboriginal people.

GIT BARENTS - Geographic Information Technology within the Barents Region


 GIT Barents Project

Center for the Support of Native Lands (& Indigenous Landscapes)

Native Lands works to protect biological and cultural diversity throughout the world, with a strong focus on Latin America. We do this by assisting indigenous peoples to carry out their agendas for the preservation of their natural and cultural heritage.

Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources

CIER, the Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources, is a national First Nation-directed environmental non-profit organisation.

We offer research, technical services and education & training services to Indigenous communities, governments and private companies in four inter-related topic areas: forests, climate change, water, and sustainability.

We are a non-political entrepreneurial non-profit organisation that focuses on developing and implementing solutions from a perspective that is holistic and interdisciplinary.

We strive to live our work. We have a Corporate Sustainability Policy, we work in an award winning green office, and our library, one of the only Canadian collections dedicated to Aboriginal environmental issues, is open to the public. Our project grants and charitable donations are used to research emerging environmental issues.

CIER was established in 1995 by a group of First Nation chiefs from across Canada in response to the need for First Nations themselves to address the environmental issues affecting their lands and resources. Today, we meet this need directly and indirectly by providing opportunities within our work for community members, our clients, or our staff to build their own capacity to develop sustainable solutions.

http://www.cier.ca/

International Indian Treaty Council

Our Mission

The International Indian Treaty Council (IITC) is an organization of Indigenous Peoples from North, Central, South America and the Pacific working for the Sovereignty and Self-Determination of Indigenous Peoples and the recognition and protection of Indigenous Rights, Traditional Cultures and Sacred Lands. 

Objectives

  • To seek, promote and build official participation of Indigenous Peoples in the United Nations and its specialized agencies, as well as other international forums.
  • To seek international recognition for Treaties and Agreements between Indigenous Peoples and Nation-States.
  • To support the human rights, self-determination and sovereignty of Indigenous Peoples; to oppose colonialism in all its forms, and its effects upon Indigenous Peoples.
  • To build solidarity and relationships of mutual support among Indigenous Peoples of the world.
  • To disseminate information about Indigenous Peoples’ human rights issues, struggles, concerns and perspectives.
  • To establish and maintain one or more organizational offices to carry out IITC’s information dissemination, networking and human rights programs.

 Contact Information, Main Office:

Telephone
(415)641-4482
FAX
(415)641-1298
Postal address
2390 Mission St. Suite 301
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 641-4482 FAX (415)641-1298
Electronic mail
General Information: iitc@treatycouncil.org

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For more information about IITC

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