Most Indigenous groups throughout the world have long faced dire oppression and many are at risk of cultural annihilation, but many have organized, resisted and managed against great odds to adapt and revitalize their cultures and institutions. Some of these “first peoples” possess invaluable knowledge about their ancestral ecosystems and profoundly sophisticated earth-honoring worldviews from which we have much to learn, and whose wisdom we ignore at our peril.
The Bioneers Indigeneity Program has worked swiftly behind the scenes to distribute rapid-relief COVID-19 support to Indigenous communities.
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The California Indian Museum and Cultural Center educates the public about the history, culture, and contemporary life of California Indians and honors their contributions to civilization.
Amazon Watch works to protect the rainforest and advance the rights of Indigenous peoples in the Amazon Basin.