It's time to recognize that celebrating the life of Christopher Columbus is the same as celebrating the erasure of Indigenous existence.
"We believe it is important to hear the other side of the story-- the Indigenous side-- because there are detrimental implications to learning about the side of history that makes heroes of colonizers, and erases those who were colonized" say Shaldon Ferris and Avexnim Cotji, Indigenous Rights Radio producers.
Every indigenous child has the right to enjoy his or her own culture, practice his or her religion, and use his or her language.
This series of 24 PSAs in the Native American language Tewa, is based on the Outcome Document of the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples, which took place in September of 2014 in New York. Translated from English, the PSAs highlight specific passages of the Outcome Document in an effort to inform audiences of exactly what the document contains and encourages action.
Jovenes Indigengas sufren disproporcionadamente de suicido. Aunque las razones del suicidio juvenil son complejas y difíciles de definir, la interferencia con las estructuras sociales y su destrucción han causado tensiones a lo largo de las subsiguientes generaciones y contribuyen notablemente a provocar actitudes suicidas. Escuchamos de lideres Indigenas contar sobre este problema como el tema oficial del session del Foro Permanente Para Cuestiones Indigenas, en el cede de Las Naciones Unidas, Nueva York, Abril 2015.