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World Toilet Day is a day that is commemorated annually on November 19th, to tackle the global sanitation crisis.
The aim of this particular commemoration is to deliver on Sustainable Goal 6, which promises clean water adequate sanitation for all, by the year 2030.
Indigenous peoples are among the most marginalized people in the world. In this program we will speak to indigenous folks, to find out about their water and sanitation situation.

Luiz Henrique Eloy Amado is an Indigenous attorney from the Terena Peoples’ village of Ipegue, Brazil. Eloy Terena, as he is commonly known, has first-hand knowledge on the situation of Indigenous Peoples in the Brazilian Amazon rainforest and an extensive experience on defending criminalized Indigenous grass-root leaders and representing Indigenous communities in land rights cases before Brazil’s Supreme Federal Court.

Las radio comunitarias en Guatemala desde 1996 con la firma de los acuerdos de paz, han buscado que el gobierno cumpla en otorgar frecuencias radioeléctricas para que las comunidades puedan ejercer libre y soberanamente el derecho a la libertad de expresión.

Lamentablemente han pasado más de 15 años en el cual las radios comunitarias al servicio de la población solo han recibido desprestigio, persecución, allanamientos y encarcelamientos de sus lideres.

El Día Internacional de las Mujeres Rurales fue establecido por la ONU con el fin de reconocer «la función y contribución decisiva de la mujer rural, incluida la mujer indígena, en la promoción del desarrollo agrícola y rural, la mejora de la seguridad alimentaria y la erradicación de la pobreza rural».

En este programa conocerá de forma breve sobre los objetivos, retos
y desafíos que las mujeres rurales e indígenas para lograr el reconocimiento y respeto de sus derechos principalmente en el tema de educación, salud, ambiente, tierras y territorios.

Hunger and obesity often co-exists in countries where a home cooked meal is far more difficult to attain than fast food, processed food and foods that are high in sugar. In line with the 2030 sustainable development Agenda, the theme for 2019's World Food Day is Healthy Diets for a Zero Hunger world.In this program, we will talk to Indigenous people, to see how they contribute to Sustainable Development goal  number two, which talks about  ending hunger and achieving food security and improved nutrition, and promoting sustainable agriculture.

Produced by:Shaldon Ferris 

October 16th is World Food Day. On this day, millions of people globally gather at demonstrations and exhibitions to observe World Food Day. Initiated by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, world food day is one of the most celebrated days of the UN calendar. More than a casual series of festivals, World Food Day is organized to bring awareness about food systems, food production and distribution. Presently, following the UN’s call for action under the Sustainable Development Goals, the world is undertaking a global campaign to build a zero hunger society.

Cultural Survival's Avexnim Cojti (Maya Ki'che) spoke to Janene Yazzie about the participation of Indigenous Peoples at the UN's Climate Action Summit.
Janene Yazzie (Navajo) is Development Program Coordinator for International Indian Treaty Council and the council’s representative as co-convenor of the Indigenous Peoples Major Group of the U.N. High-level Political Forum on the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals.
Production: Shaldon Ferris (San, South Africa)
Image: Janine Yazzie

Galina Angarova is a representative of the Buryat people, a Russian Indigenous group. Galina holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of New Mexico. She served on the board of International Funders for Indigenous Peoples for seven years. Please join us in welcoming Galina. She will commence her role on October 1st, 2019.
PRODUCTION
Shaldon Ferris 
Interviewee: Galina Angarova
Image: Galina Angarova
Music: Canmandalla by Yarina, used with permission.

We are living in a time of crisis. Scientists, farmers, Indigenous Peoples and even the United Nations all agree that humanity’s impact on the world’s ecosystems and natural resources has brought us to a turning point. If there is no intervention, the planet faces the mass extinction of up to 1 million plant and animal species due to pollution, habitat loss, and climate change.

La Red de Sanadoras Ancestrales del Feminismo Comunitario, Tzk’at en lengua maya quiché, nació en Guatemala en 2015. Estas mujeres mayas, que se autodenominan feministas comunitarias, participan en los procesos de recuperación emocional y espiritual de las mujeres indígenas que defienden territorios ancestrales frente las problemáticas de criminalización y judicialización y luchan por la vida en sus comunidades.

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