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

  • Primary Schools in Karaudarnau, Sawariwau and Mururanau ready for Bilingual Program.

    Karaudarnau, Sawariwau and Mururanau are the three Wapichan communities in Region 9 that have embarked on a pilot programme to develop quality bilingual education for primary school children there with the aim of adequately responding to the needs of the indigenous children as well as passing on wisdom and traditions

  • Heritage 2017.

    Entry Form for Theme Competition   Entry Form for Jingle Competition

  • Region 1 villages benefit from more than $15M worth of equipment.

    Yarakita located in the Mabaruma sub-district and Sebai in the Matarkai sub-district, Region 1 are recipients of a Tractor for their respective villages. The villages are predominantly known as forest and agriculture producers. Before handing over the keys to the Toshaos Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock said Agriculture

  • Minister Allicock commissions $M5 Katoonarib Village Shop.

    More than four hundred residents of Katoonarib in Deep South Rupununi, Region 9 will benefit from the recently commissioned village shop that falls under the Amerindian Development Funded ADF’s Community Development Plan CDP (GRIF) project. The facility cost some five million dollars. On commissioning the facility Vice President and Minister