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.
Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock said the theme for this year’s Indigenous Heritage Month Celebrations “Proud of our Indigenous Identity – Celebrating in Unity” is most fitting since it “succinctly places into view the path that we as Indigenous peoples should be on”. Minister Allicock made this comment
President David Granger, today, engaged the newly-elected chairman and executive members of the National Toshaos Council (NTC) at a special luncheon to discuss issues affecting Indigenous communities. During the deliberations held at the Baridi Benab at State House, the President announced that the Government will proceed with the handing over
Ten Welfare Officers attached to the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs is benefitting form a month long training which will build their capacity to adequately address welfare cases in the hinterland. The one-month long training which commenced on Monday at the Hinterland Scholarship Division Dormitory, Liliendaal, E.C.D will see Welfare
DPI, Guyana, Monday, July 16, 2018 Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs, Valerie Garrido Lowe today urged the incoming National Toshaos Council to be aware of those seeking to sow seeds of discord among the Indigenous People. Speaking at the opening of the National Toshaos Conference, Minister Garrido-Lowe said