Kasiyanna: A Compilation of Songs on COVID-19 by the Igorot youth
Storytelling can take many forms. Through music, Progressive Igorots for Social Action and Cordilleran Youth Center worked with indigenous youth in their community to share about their hardships and resilience during the #COVID19 pandemic.
Empowering Indigenous communities of Nepal with COVID-10 Preparedness in their Native Language.
For many indigenous communities, critical information on COVID-19 is often inaccessible because it’s in a language they don’t understand. As part of Asia Indigenous Youth Platform – AIYP’s COVID-19 Response Small Grants Program, Barsha Lekhi, Dikesh Prajapati, and Subodh Kumar Chaudhary used the power of radio and podcasts to reach communities in Nepal.
AIYP Webinar Series: Indigenous Youth-Led Solutions for Climate and Environmental Challenges
In celebration of World Environment Day, AIYP co-organized its first webinar with Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP) and Indigenous Peoples and Knowledge of Asia (IKPA). The webinar addresses various challenges
Nepal: Indigenous Youth Engagement in Sustainable Farming for Food Security in COVID-19 pandemic
As part of the Asia Indigenous Youth Platform – AIYP COVID-19 Small Grants Program, COSEF Nepal introduced sustainable and organic farming methods to farmers in Saptari, Nepal. Learn more about their work in this video produced by International Youth Media Summit.
Indonesia: Digital Offline Learning Kit for Students in the Remote Areas of Central Kalimantan
When schools close down, how can those without access to internet continue learning? As part of the Asia Indigenous Youth Platform – AIYP COVID-19 Response Small Grants Program, Ranu Welum Foundation developed a solution to this problem in a remote community in Indonesia.
International Biodiversity Day: Solidarity Message from Jashpur Jan Vikas Sanstha from Gholeng, Chhattisgarh, India
Jashpur Jan Vikas Sanstha (JJVS) from Gholeng, Chhattisgarh, India pays a lyrical tribute to their homelands. United Nations Biodiversity #ForNature #learnfromindigenouspeoples Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share
International Biodiversity Day: Solidarity Message from Ms. Chini Maya Majhi, Nepal
Ms. Chini Maya Majhi, Chair of the National Indigenous Women’s Federation (NIWF), Nepal United Nations Biodiversity #ForNature #learnfromindigenouspeoples Share on facebook Facebook Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn
International Biodiversity Day: Solidarity Message from Kreingkrai Cheechoung, Thailand
Kreingkrai Cheechoung, Coordinator, West Karen Network for Culture and Environment talks about why it’s important to protect the environment to ensure sustainable food systems
International Biodiversity Day: Solidarity Message from Ms. Su Hsin, Taiwan
Ms Su Hsin is the Director of Papora Indigenous Development Association and a PhD candidate of Civil Engineering. She is also the East Asia Indigenous Peoples representative to the Executive
International Biodiversity Day: Solidarity Message from Anne Lasimbang, Malaysia
Ms. Anne Lasimbang is a founder and Executive Director for a local, non-profit organisation called PACOS TRUST or Partners of Community Organisations in Sabah. United Nations Biodiversity #ForNature #learnfromindigenouspeoples Share
International Biodiversity Day: Solidarity Message from Mr. Sameer Lakra from Timna Village, India
For Adivasis of India (Indigenous Peoples) jal, jungle, jameen (water, jungle, land) is an intrinsic part of their lives, livelihoods and cultures. A sustainable way of living long before it
International Biodiversity Day: Solidarity Message from Ms. Maslah Rompado, Malaysia
Ms. Maslah is the Secretary General Assistant of the Jaringan Orang Asal Semalaysia (JOAS). She is also the Indigenous Women’s representative to the Executive Council of Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact
Pratima Gurung says “Do Your Homework” before attending EMRIP
Ms Pratima Gurung talks about the importance of having a clear picture of the areas of intervention before attending the EMRIP sessions and for the discussions and policy decisions after attending the EMRIP sessions to reflect back on the ground.
Ms Falguni Tripura; “Consulting with Community Elders is crucial”
Ms Falguni Tripura, Kapaeeng Foundation, says it is important for young activists to sit with community elders before putting together a comprehensive presentation at the EMRIP sessions.
Ms Jacqueline K. Cariño : Global Sessions like EMRIP are Important for Indigenous Peoples Movements
Ms Jacqueline K. Cariño, Executive Council Member, AIPP shares insights on why it’s important to get a seat at the table in international platforms like the EMRIP sessions for indigenous voices to be heard globally through greater access to government representatives in order to build solidarity movements with a far-reaching impact.
Binota speaks on the role of men to prevent GBV against IWs and girls
Mr. Binota Moy Dhamai, AIPP Executive Council member speaks on the role of men to prevent gender based violence against indigenous women and girls
Time Is Water
The video “Time is Water’ is about the autonomy for the peoples of Wampis nation in Peru. This video stated that water is most valuable more than the gold and that is why; they said they would leave territories with free of pure air and clean water for their children so that they can live peacefully in their territories.
Demystifying “Lack of Political Will”: Message on the 13th Anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Indigenous Brothers and Sisters, here is an important video message demystifying “Lack of Political Will” by Gam A. Shimray,
Secretary General, Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact (AIPP)
Evaluation of Community Organizing and Leadership Training in Malaysia
This is an evaluation by the trainees on the community organizing and leadership building. The trainees talked about what they learned from the training, how they are using it in their life, and where they are working now.
Message from Mr. Gam A. Shimray for the International Day for Biological Diversity May 2020
On this International Day of Biodiversity, from the perspective of Indigenous Peoples in Asia, I would like to share that our life depends on nature, but nature also represents the
Reflection on the situation of Indigenous Peoples during COVID-19 pandemic
Our Indigenous brothers and sisters and everyone, in this video Secretary General of AIPP Gam Shimray shares a reflection about the situation of Indigenous Peoples during COVID-19 pandemic so far. We have a lot of lessons learned from our indigenous communities, but we also question why the authorities keep prioritizing practices violating our indigenous rights despite the pandemic.