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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

UG welcomes applications for BSc in Environmental Science

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The University of Guyana is now accepting applications for their Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science Programme. The application period closes on August 6, 2017.

APA meets with President Granger on Lands Commission

Representatives of the Amerindian Peoples Association (APA) met with President David Granger and his team on June 14, 2017, and discussed the APA’s concerns on the recently established Commission of… Continue reading

Our gratitude for the Region 8 Relief Drive

The Amerindian Peoples Association (APA) would like to extend the most heartfelt of gratitude to the following persons and organisations for their donations to our Region Eight flood relief drive.… Continue reading

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