Welcome to the official website for the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs, Georgetown Guyana.

This website has been established to inform the public about the work of the Ministry on issues affecting Guyanese, especially indigenous peoples, and to provide another useful communication route. It has also been established to provide information about our beautiful country and links to online resources that you may find useful.

Latest News

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    Minister Garrido-Lowe praises Essequibians for being self-sufficient at Independence Flag Raising Ceremony..

    Reflecting on the Guyana’s 51 years as an independent nation Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs, Valerie Garrido-Lowe, implored Essequibians to continue being the model region in every sphere. Minister Garrido-Lowe gave this commendation during the 51st Independence Anniversary Flag Raising Ceremony held at Damon Square in Anna

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    NRDDB throws full support behind COI on Indigenous Land- sends strong message to NTC.

    Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock yesterday cast away all doubts from the minds of Indigenous leaders from the North Rupununi after the National Toshao’s Council NTC continued on a mischievous path to cause disharmony among the indigenous peoples. The NTC attended the opening of the

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    Upper Mazaruni Villages affected by floods..

    Region Seven Chairman Gordon Bradford is currently assessing the flood situation in the Upper Mazaruni area. The Regional Chairman and a team which also includes Agriculture Officer from NAREI Quincy Bentinck who is stationed in the Region are currently in Paruima assessing the situation there. According to reports farms have

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    MoIPA/INET Donation Drive activated..

    Cooperate Guyana has come on board in support of the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs and I-NET Communications’ Donation Drive campaign which continues to provide support to residents of Region eight who are affected by flooding. Several companies have donated much needed items towards this cause. The companies that have