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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

Donations needed to bring relief to Region 8 communities

Many communities in Region 8: Potaro-Suparuni, western Guyana, are still greatly affected by flash floods that came as a result of heavy rainfall in the area. Following news of this… Continue reading

APA initiates drive to support relief in Region 8

Press Release: 18 May 2017

The Amerindian Peoples Association is deeply concerned about the flooded state of villages in Region 8, West Guyana, following severe flash floods in the area… Continue reading

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