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Contents below:

     · Directories & listings

       · International organizations

              ~ UN System

              ~ Non-UN

         · Professional, research & academic associations, societies & initiatives

           · NGOs & networks

Directories & listings

ℹ️List of Indigenous rights organizations @ Wikipedia

ℹ️Indigenous Peoples organizations @ UN

International organizations ~ UN system

Department of Economic and Social Affairs

     Division for Social Policy and Development

          Indigenous Peoples at the UN

             United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP)

                     United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII)

Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights

            Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples


     Indigenous Peoples

International organizations ~ Non-UN


     Indigenous Peoples

Global Environment Facility (GEF)

     Indigenous Peoples

Global Indigenous Council

International Indigenous Forum on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IIFBES)

United League of Indigenous Nations

Unrepresented Nations & Peoples Organization (UNPO)

World Council of Indigenous Peoples

     · 1974-1996

    · Wikipedia entry

Professional, research & academic associations, societies, and initiatives

Anthropology and Environment Society

Center For World Indigenous Studies

Centre for Indigenous Conservation and Development Alternatives (CICADA)

     · @ McGill University

Center for Braiding Indigenous knowledges and science (CBIKS) @ UMass Amherst

Center for Native Peoples and the Environment

     · @ SUNY College of Environmental Science & Forestry

Indigenous @ Yale Forum on Religion and Ecology


Insitute for Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP) @ Northern Arizona University (NAU)

International Society of Ethnobiology

Yellowhead Institute @ Toronto Metropolitan University

NGOs & networks

Canadian Mountain Network

Conservation through Reconciliation Partnership [Canada]

Cultural Survival

Forest Peoples Programme (FPP)

Global Alliance of Territorial Communities (GATC)

Global Indigenous Data Alliance (GIDA)

     · “...a network of Indigenous researchers, data practitioners, and policy activists advocating for

       Indigenous Data Sovereignty within their nation-states and at an international level. GIDA

       welcomes the participation of Indigenous data users, networks, community groups, information

       and communications technologies providers, researchers, policymakers, planners and businesses

       that share our aim. The aim of the Global Indigenous Data Alliance is to progress International

       Indigenous Data Sovereignty and Indigenous Data Governance in order to advance Indigenous

       control of Indigenous Data.”

Honor the Earth


Indigenous Environmental Network

Indigenous Peoples’ Global Partnership on Climate Change, Forests and Sustainable Development (ELATIA)

Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals (ITEP) [USA]

International Land and Forest Tenure Facility

     · See Tenure Facility below

International Working Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA)

     · “...a global human rights organisation dedicated to promoting, protecting and defending

       Indigenous Peoples’ rights.”

Land is Life

     · “...a diverse, Indigenous-led, international coalition working to advance the self-deterination

       and collective rights of Indigenous peoples."

Minority Rights Group International

     World Directory of Minorities and Indigenous Peoples

Native Organizers Alliance

NDN Collective

     · “ Indigenous-led organization dedicated to building Indigenous power. Through organizing,

       activism, philanthropy, grantmaking, capacity-building and narrative change, we are creating

       sustainable solutions on Indigenous terms.”

     · Climate Justice

Reconciling Ways of Knowing society

Rights + Resources Initiative (RRI)

Society for Threatened Peoples (STP)

Tebtebba: Indigenous Peoples’ International Centre for Policy Research and Education

Tenure Facility

     · “...a non-profit organisation that provides grants to secure the rights of Indigenous Peoples and

       local communities to their lands and forests, thereby strengthening their communities and  

       reducing global climate change and poverty in forest areas in the world.”

Wretched of the Earth

Indigenous institutions