Indian Law Resource Center
Indian Law Resource Center’s goal is to overcome grave problems that threaten indigenous people by advancing the rule of law, and by establishing national and international legal standards that protect and preserve their dignity and human rights. It challenges governments to apply equality before the law of all indigenous people of the Americas.
Indigenous Environmental Network
The Indigenous Environmental Network helps indigenous communities and tribal governments to build their capacities and develop mechanisms to protect their sites, air, land, water and natural resources. It achieves this by organizing campaigns and raising public awareness of environmental issues affecting indigenous people’s rights. It also develops initiatives to impact policies and build alliance amongst tribes, indigenous communities and organizations, ethnic organizations, youth, faith-based and women groups, and other environmental organizations. One of its goals is to protect human rights of indigenous peoples to be able to practice their cultural and spiritual beliefs.
Cultural Survival, Inc.
Cultural Survival has been advocating form indigenous peoples’ rights and their self-determination, political resilience and culture since 1972. It envisions “a future that respects and honors indigenous peoples’ inherent rights and dynamic cultures, deeply and richly interwoven in lands, languages, spiritual traditions, and artistic expression, rooted in self-determination and self-governance”.
Amazon Watch strives for a world in which governments, civil society and corporations respect the collective rights on indigenous people about any activity performed over their territories and resources. It envisions a world that values and honors biological and cultural diversity and the critical contribution of tropical rainforests to planet’s life support system. The work of Amazon Watch is focused on three main priorities: to stop Amazon destruction, advance indigenous solutions and support climate justice.
Survival International Usa
Survival International is the only global organization concerned exclusively with tribal peoples’ rights, helping them to protect their lands, defend their lives and determine their own futures. According to Survival International’s mission the organization “exists to prevent annihilation of tribal peoples and to give them a platform to speak to the world so they can bear witness to the genocidal violence, slavery and racism they face daily