Home > Action Areas >

Indigenous Peoples

Indigenous Peoples

From its chartering days, URI has recognized the importance of including the voices and participation of Indigenous people. We recognize and value the people living on the land of their ancestors, and URI Cooperation Circles act to protect the rights of all indigenous people to live in accordance with their traditions, and to uplift their voices. 

Some examples of this work include:

  • standing with the American Indian tribes at Standing Rock Indian Reservation to protect sacred land from an oil pipeline;
  • writing down South American oral histories to preserve them for future generations;
  • sending out awareness videos and messages worldwide for Indigenous People’s Day; performance troupes teaching traditional Zulu dances, costume, and culture;
  • protecting Indigenous people’s rights to their ancestral land and demanding equity and representation in local governments; and
  • gatherings devoted to reconciliation, listening, and harmonious living.
Label: Featured Cooperation Circles

Marawaka CC

Latin America and the Caribbean,
7 members

Interfaith Forum For Peace Harmony And Solidarity

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
35 members

World P.L.A.Y. Movement

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
7 members

African Youth Peace Initiatives

Africa,
175 members

Moreland Together

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
24 members

Wiñay Llayta (Eternal People) CC

Latin America and the Caribbean,
10 members

Modern Method

Asia,
7 members

Prometra Uganda

Africa,
10 members

Mujeres Originarias en la Política Social y Comunitaria CC

Latin America and the Caribbean,
9 members

The Quiet Voice

Africa,
10 members

Bokaro Peace Circle

Asia,
7 (seven) members

Fé-minina CC

Latin America and the Caribbean,
27 members

URI Youth Aotearoa

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
10 members

Alliance For Development (AFODE)

Africa,
250 members

Quinaroa CC

Latin America and the Caribbean,
10 members

Caminhos da Terra

Latin America and the Caribbean,
8 members

Swapna Bastabe

Asia,
24 members

Mandala Earth Story Project

Multi-Region,
10 members

Ex Conselheiras e Conselheiros da URI Global Regiao ALC

Latin America and the Caribbean,
8 members

GAUTENG Khoi and San Council

Africa,
100 members

House of Hilkiah Foundation

Africa,
15 members

Satsang Research Center

Asia,
21 members

Global Peace Tourism

Asia,
500 members

NOWTIME Radio

Multi-Region,
9 members

C.O.E.MA.TI (Comunidad Originaria Ecos de la Madre Tierra)

Latin America and the Caribbean,
14 members

Los Descendientes de Guatemaya

Latin America and the Caribbean,
8 members

Sadbhawana Samiti

Asia,
9 members

Consejo Interamericano Sobre La Espiritualidad Indígena A.C. CC

Latin America and the Caribbean,
25 members

Aflaiai (Eterno)

Latin America and the Caribbean,
8 members

Sacred Currents

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
7 members

Golden Women Vision in Uganda

Africa,
84 members

Sarwadharm Vichar Manch

Asia,
7 members

Movimiento Ecuménico Interreligioso de Pueblos Indígenas CC

Latin America and the Caribbean,
14 members

Anugraha CC

Asia,
21 members

Anando CC

Asia,
11 members

Rural Development Society CC

Asia,
21 members

SAMAY

Latin America and the Caribbean,
7 members

Amaru CC

Latin America and the Caribbean,
8 members

Youth For Development, Cameroon

Africa,
30 members

Seeds for Change

Europe,
7 members

Protecting and Restoring the Sacred

North America,
9 members

Abbey of Hope

North America,
180 members

Bangalore Cooperation Circle

Asia,
10 members

Kuxkatan

Latin America and the Caribbean,
7 members

Kathak Dharohar

Asia,
7 members

Multifaith Advisory and Action Group - MAAG

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
46 members

Abhigyane Foundation

Asia,
11 members

Atman: the Samuhaa

Asia,
12 members

Connecting the Dots

Africa,
7 members

La Villa de Arcilla

Multi-Region,
9 members

UNIFY

Multi-Region,
1500 members

Qewña Cooperation Circle

Latin America and the Caribbean,
17 members

Global Youth Movement – GYM

Multi-Region,
150 members

URI-Burundi

Africa,
12 members

Hidden Seeds: Global Indigenous Network

Multi-Region,
33 members

Initiative for Solidarity CC

Asia,
11 members

Sadbhawana Foundation

Asia,
100 members

The Oracle Institute

North America,
17 members

Sister Nibedita Peace Circle

Asia,
70 members

Kakatiya Cooperation Circle

Asia,
7 members

World Kindness Liberia

Africa,
12 members

Youth for New World

Middle East and North Africa,
9 members

Círculo Latinoamericano de Músicos

Latin America and the Caribbean,
20 members

Advocates For Grassroots Inter-Religious Cooperation

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
10 members

PathWays for Diversity Education Inc.

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
12 members

Yacu – Yura (Aguas Claras/Clear Waters)

Latin America and the Caribbean,
7 members

Bridge of Peace CC

Asia,
12 members

Mujeres Kunas Artesanas CC

Latin America and the Caribbean,
7 members

Voices of Humanity

Multi-Region,
15 members

Of the Indigenous People of Argentina CC

Latin America and the Caribbean,
12 members

Red Nacional De Educadores Agrarios Del Paraguay

Latin America and the Caribbean,
700 members

TOL’ART

Middle East and North Africa,
7 members

Alianza por Espiritualidad Maya Q’eqchi’, Mopán e Itzaj-APEM

Latin America and the Caribbean,
7 (seven) members

Qhana UTA CC

Latin America and the Caribbean,
7 members

Msu-Iit Youth Chain Of Peace - MYCoP

Southeast Asia and the Pacific,
10 members

Comunidad Cosmica CC

Latin America and the Caribbean,
10 members

Asia Culture House

Asia,
100 members

From:

January 21, 2014 3:44 PM

Reflections through the eyes of a peace walker

“Religiously motivated hostility has reached a 5-year high.

Read more...

0 Comments | Sign-in or Join to post comments

November 20, 2013 8:59 AM

Cooperation Circles Celebrate IDP 2013

In 2013, the range of URI activities celebrating International Day of Peace was as diverse as the communities that make up URI its

Read more...

Posted by:

URI News Desk

newsdesk
First Page Previous Page

1

2

3

4

5

Last Page Next Page