Indigenous Lands Initiative: Securing Land Ownership Rights for Indigenous Communities in Mexico and Central and South America

Racial Equity 2030
Awardee
Indian Law Resource Center

The Indian Law Resource Center, the Interethnic Association of the Development of the Peruvian Amazon, and the Coordination of Indigenous Organizations of the Brazilian Amazon will provide essential technical and legal assistance to help Indigenous peoples secure ownership of their lands and to speed up and improve Indigenous land titling processes in Mexico and Central and South America, and will build a permanent Indigenous-led institution to carry on the work.

Last Updated: November 2022
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Executive Summary

The ability of Indigenous peoples to use and protect their land is under threat across the Americas, due to the harmful acts of illegal settlers, miners, drug traffickers, and commercial interests, as well as governments’ failure to protect their rights. The Indian Law Resource Center, the Interethnic Association for the Development of the Peruvian Amazon, and the Coordination of Indigenous Organizations of the Brazilian Amazon will build a permanent Indigenous-led institution to provide essential technical and legal assistance to help Indigenous peoples secure ownership of their lands and to speed up and improve Indigenous land titling processes in Mexico and Central and South America.  

Organization Details
Lead Organization

Indian Law Resource Center

website: https://www.facebook.com/IndianLawResourceCenter/
Organization Headquarters
Montana, United States
Organization ID
52-1121079
Number of Full-time Employees
< 10
Annual Operating Budget
$1.0 to 5 Million
Type
Non-profit

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