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APA completes first livelihoods training workshop

The Amerindian Peoples Association (APA) recently completed its first ever Sustainable Livelihoods Workshops which involved training of 18 persons from indigenous communities from Region 1 – Santa Rosa and Warapoka,… Continue reading

Concerned group meets with Mae’s Administration regarding the “inappropriate” dress incident

Following the recent issue of a student’s indigenous attire being deemed “inappropriate” by Mae’s Schools administration for its Culture Day activities, representatives the Amerindian Peoples Association (APA), two members of… Continue reading

Amerindian Peoples Association position on Mae’s Schools’ discriminatory action

The Amerindian Peoples Association supports today’s peaceful demonstration in front of Mae’s Schools in support of the young student who was told by the school’s administration that his indigenous wear… Continue reading

Region 8 Land Tenure Report highlights continued insecurities with land rights from Indigenous Peoples of Guyana and calls for action

A new study by the Amerindian Peoples Association (APA) provides detailed evidence of the land tenure insecurities and conflicts affecting indigenous peoples of Region 8. The report, entitled Our Land,… Continue reading

Job Vacancy: Project Coordinator

The Amerindian Peoples Association invites suitably qualified persons to apply for the full-time position of Project Coordinator.

Responsibilities: • Prepare annual work programme and plans of the Association; • Coordinate… Continue reading

Marudi Mountains vs Romanex Mining Operations

We share a letter from former APA President, Tony “Chief” James, on the mining situation in the Marudi Mountains. The mountains are a sacred location to the Wapichan peoples and… Continue reading

FPIC protocol a priority for accountable and transparent forest monitoring

A video presentation on the importance of FPIC protocol from the residents of Bethany Village.

The Amerindian Peoples Association (APA) continued to stress the importance of adhering to the practices… Continue reading

Celebrating International Women’s Day

On this International Women’s Day we celebrate the transformative power of indigenous women all across Guyana and the world. We at the APA have been privileged to work with women… Continue reading

Highlights from the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

As we celebrate the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples it is important to remember that indigenous peoples everywhere have made significant strides in the recognition of their rights.… Continue reading

Vacancy: Short term Livelihoods Consultant

Terms of Reference for short term Livelihoods Consultant


In 2016, the Amerindian Peoples Association (APA) launched a project with the support of the Government of Norway and in alliance… Continue reading

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