With a spiritual ceremony, the Indigenous Peoples Caucus and the Women and Gender Constituency celebrated Indigenous Women’s Day during COP24, in Poland.
Communities are are able to significantly outperform government agencies in preventing deforestation.
The Yánesha people protect native timber species endangered by illegal felling.
In Peru, Yánesha women still retain numerous coloured varieties of cotton which are in danger of disappearing a result of the retreat of the forest.
Outcome of Rio+20, United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development. Rio de Janeiro – Brazil. 20-22 June 2012.
Outcome of the Indigenous Peoples Global Conference on Rio+20 and Mother Earth Kari-Oka Village, at Sacred Kari-Oka Púku.
Final statement of the II Latin American Summit on Climate Change and its Impact on Indigenous Peoples.