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

  • MoIPA holds first of a series of consultations on the revision of the Amerindian Act…

    The Government of Guyana through the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs (MoIPA) has begun the first of a series of formal regional consultations leading to the revision of the Amerindian Act 2006. The first such consultation began on Monday and will conclude today at Santa Rosa, Moruca, Barima/Waini Region and

  • Hon. Valerie Garrido-Lowe’s address to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, United Nations Headquarters, New York..

    Madam Chair, Members of the Permanent Forum, I bring special greetings to you from HE President David Granger, and the Government of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana. I would like to commend the good work of the Permanent Forum and assure you also that Guyana stands ready to embrace 2019

  • MoIPA puts NTC on notice….

    The Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs notes with interest the recent media outings of the National Toshoas Council’s (NTC) Executive Committee and in particular its Vice Chairman on certain matters. The Ministry has observed a trend of public posturing by this body and indeed this officer. The NTC executive has

  • Minister Lowe brings smiles to the faces of children at the GPHC…

    Twenty seven children at the Pediatric Ward of Guyana’s Premier Health Institution, the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation, on Wednesday received hygiene hampers compliments of the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs. Minister within the Ministry, Valerie Garrido-Lowe, and team visited the medical facility where she brought smiles to the faces of