• 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

  • Heritage 2017.

    Follow the link for entry forms: Entry Form for Jingle Competition Entry Form for Theme 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

  • Masakenari to establish Trucking Service in Deep South, Rupununi.

    The village of Masakenari, Region 9 has acquired a truck through the Amerindian Development Funded ADF’s Community Development Plan CDP (GRIF) project which will provide a trucking service in Deep South, Rupununi. The Kanashen Trucking Service will be located in Parabara given the fact that Masakenari is accessible by boat

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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