Reflection on UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

Over the previous two weeks, as a member of International Presentation Association (IPA), I had the opportunity to attend the UN Forum on Issues with Indigenous People.

Each time I have attended the forum, I have been enlightened and informed and it was the same this year.  As indigenous peoples is one of the three Foci of the IPA*, I was deeply challenged from the very outset, when the first peoples who had previously lived on the land were honored…

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