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Los Pueblos Indígenas alrededor del mundo están preocupados por el tema de la alimentación. La Organización de las Naciones Unidas para la Alimentación y la Agricultura FAO, escritores, expertos en Banco de semillas y Pueblos Indígenas están realizando trabajo y manejan sus propias definiciones, todas ellas encaminadas para Asegurar la alimentación. 

Los objetivos de desarrollo sostenible conocidos de forma abreviada como ODS, son resultado de un proceso de negociación que involucró a los 193 Estados Miembros de la ONU y organizaciones de la sociedad civil.

The world will indeed be a poorer place without the languages and cultures of Indigenous Peoples.
So it is necessary to celebrate and promote Indigenous Languages, thereby improving the lives of the peoples who speak the languages.
Producer:  Shaldon Ferris (KhoiSan, South Africa)

Interview: Kaimana Barcase, Hawaii and Denver Breda, South Africa.

Music : Whispters by Ziibiwan, used with permission.

Picture:  A man plays a Khwe finger piano, West Caprivi Strip. Photo by Julie Taylor 2007, Courtesy of Cultural Survival

December 10, 2018, Human Rights Day, marks the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), a milestone document that proclaimed the inalienable rights which everyone is inherently entitled to as a human being -- regardless of race, color, religion, sex, language or other status.

On the 1st of December, every year, the international community observes  a day that is dedicated to raising awareness  of the AIDS pandemic. 
As of November 2017, an estimated 36.7 million people worldwide are living with HIV, making it one of the most important global health issues.
This program looks at how HIV AIDS affects the International Indigenous community.

Sami Drum by Tyler. Used with permission.
Introduction: "Burn Your Village to the Ground" by A Tribe Called Red. Used with permission.


En el año 2015, más de 150 jefes de estado y de gobierno se reunieron en la sede de las Naciones Unidasy aprobaron la Agenda 2030 sobre el Desarrollo Sostenible.

¿Qué significa desarrollo sostenible?  ¿Los estados y gobiernos están obligados a cumplir con los Objetivos de desarrollo sostenible?   ¿Cómo puede incorporar los ODS a su día a día? entérese y aprendamos todos juntos.

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange in South Africa was the scene of protest action put together by Khoi and San groups from South Africa. Echoes of the struggle song, “What have we done”, which is reminiscent of apartheid South Africa, could be heard in Maude Street Sandton, where the Stock Exchange is situated, the richest square mile in Africa.

Maasai are semi-nomadic pastoralists who migrate within semi-arid lowlands and more humid uplands to obtain water and pasture. The large majority of them obtain their livelihood through husbandry of cattle, goat and sheep. Their food culture is very unique as they rely on meat, milk and blood from cattle for protein and energy needs. But lately with the gradual loss of elder members of the Maasai community who carry most of this people’s indigenous knowledge, Maasai indigenous communities are losing their customary practices.

Producer : Dev Kumar Sunuwar

Dev Kumar Sunuwar interviews Dr. Phrang Roy, Khasi indigenous and biodiversity activist, from Shillong,  North-East India, on food security among Indigenous Peoples.

Indigenous peoples' day is about honoring indigenous resistance, and celebrating the contributions of indigenous peoples all over the world. In this newsletter we celebrate the activism of Antie Pua Case from Hawaii, and other activists around the world who fight to preserve our mountains, our rivers, our valleys, our Earth. The program ends with a song by Taino artist Brothery Mikey, who produced a song called "Like the Mauna", inspired by the Indigenous People of Hawaii's efforts to protect the sacred Mauna.

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