I covered the 21st session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) in April 2022. I met Indigenous leaders from Sweden, Africa, Australia, Bolivia and Puerto Rico and others from across the world.
My stories were “published as part of the Global Indigenous Affairs Desk, an Indigenous-led collaboration between Grist, Indian Country Today, and High Country News.“
Watch my report on Maria Violet Medina Quiscue’s journey to the UN. She’s from Pueblo Nasa and is one of thousands of displaced Indigenous people in Bogota, Colombia, some of which have formed Autoridades Indigenas en Bakata in response to ongoing discrimination and attacks by state police. The package airs right after my reporter talkback. Continue reading below for links to my UNPFII articles.
Indigenous leaders convene at UN, push for human rights protections
The international forum provides a rare opportunity for communities from across the globe to meet. Here’s what’s on the table
JOSEPH LEE AND CARINA DOMINGUEZ – APR 25, 2022
Indigenous women say ‘no’ to extraction for sustainable future
Women from the frontlines of extraction projects, and the boardrooms that fund them, came together to call for the end of extraction to ensure a sustainable future
CARINA DOMINGUEZ – APR 29, 2022
First climate agreement to center Indigenous voices gains international support
The Escazú Agreement establishes the relationship between human rights and environmental protections. The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues urged its member states to adopt it
CARINA DOMINGUEZ – JUL 8, 2022
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