Partners with Indigenous communities around the world to defend their lands, languages, and cultures. Publicize Indigenous Peoples’ issues, mounts advocacy efforts to stop environmental destruction and abuses of Native Peoples’ rights, and works on the ground in Indigenous communities. Excellent resources on indigenous issues with opportunities for action.
Minority Rights Group International
Works to secure the rights of ethnic, religious and linguistic minorities and indigenous peoples worldwide, and to promote cooperation and understanding between communities.
Native American Rights Fund (NARF)
Dedicated to asserting and defending the rights of Indian tribes, organizations and individuals nationwide. Concentrated in five key areas: the preservation of tribal existence; the protection of tribal natural resources; the promotion of Native American human rights; the accountability of governments to Native Americans; and the development of Indian law, and educating the public about Indian rights, laws, and issues.
TOOLS FOR TAKING ACTION
Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: A Guide for Minorities and Indigenous Peoples
Source: Minority Rights Group International, 2005
A handbook explaining ESC rights and how to advocate for them.