International Indian Treaty Council                     

  CONSEJO INTERNACIONAL DE TRATADOS INDIOS

“WORKING FOR THE RIGHTS AND RECOGNITION OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLES"
   
 

 

 

 

 

Third Session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

Indigenous Women

May 10-21, 2004,  United Nations Headquarters, New York

 

 

 

Indigenous Women Caucus Meeting

Thursday, May 6th, 2004   9:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Friday, May 7th, 2004    9:30 AM – 6:00 PM

777 United Nations Plaza, 2nd Floor

(Entrance at 44th Street and First Avenue)

 

Indigenous Peoples Caucus Meeting

Saturday, May 8th and Sunday, May 9th, 2004

777 United Nations Plaza, 2nd Floor

(Entrance at 44th Street and First Avenue)

 

Boarding School Healing Project: 

The Lost Generations of Indigenous Peoples in the United States

Wednesday May 12th, 2004  1:15 PM – 2:45 PM

United Nations Conference Room E,  United Nations Headquarters

A panel will discuss the lasting effects of the Boarding School experience of Native Americans (in which children were forcibly removed from their families for years at a time).  This experience has resulted in inter-generational trauma and has especially affected the role women must play in preserving culture and families in Indian country.

 

Climate Change and the North Country

Thursday, May 13th, 2004  1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Dag Hammarskjöld Library Auditorium, United Nations Headquarters

Faced with environmental degradation, in particular, the alarming rate of glacial melting that is taking place in the North Country, Indigenous delegates along with environmental experts will join to discuss the need for reconciliation of people, nation states and corporations with the natural world.

 

Honoring the Legacy of Indigenous Women of the World

The Evening of Thursday, May 13th, 2004

National Museum of American Indians

Co-sponsored by the Flying Eagle Women Fund

 

Indigenous Women Promoting Better Understanding Between the South and the North:

Challenges, Strategies & Best Practices

Friday, May 14th, 2004, 1:15 PM – 2:45 PM

United Nations Conference Room Two, United Nations Headquarters

An area of critical concern in the ongoing international Indigenous peoples’ movement is the relationship between peoples of the South and North.  The facts demonstrate that the Indigenous peoples of the South and North all live under the same yoke of poverty, poor health care, neglect, inequality and prejudice.  This panel will discuss how Indigenous peoples, guided by the women of the South and North, can come together to be more effective in our struggle to preserve and promote peace and equality for Indigenous peoples.

 

Health of Indigenous Women and Girls:  A Right Denied?

Monday, May 17th, 2004  1:15 PM – 2:25 PM

United Nations Conference Room Two, United Nations Headquarters

 

 

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