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

  • Minister Garrido-Lowe interacts with students from ETI dormitory

    “Continue to study, take your schooling seriously”, was the encouragement given by Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs, Valerie Garrido-Lowe, to students attending the Essequibo Technical Institute (ETI), who live in the dormitory and are a predominantly indigenous population. Minister Garrido-Lowe, during a recent visit to the Region,

  • Haimaruni HEYS participants determined to make a difference

    Excitement among twenty talented youth in Haimaruni in the Moruca sub-district, Barima-Waini, Region One, is brewing as the Hinterland Employment Youth Service HEYS program is changing the trajectory of their lives. The youth there only a month ago completed the first six months of the one year program and already

  • MoIPA receives copies of North Pakaraima Land Assessment Report

    Communities in the North Pakaraima, Potaro/Siparuni, Region 8 have completed and presented to the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs a one hundred and forty eight (148) page report on findings from an assessment conducted of their lands over a two year period. The assessment was conducted between 2015-2017. The report

  • Region 1 football league making positive impact on youth..

    Atkinson Brothers Male and Waramuri Silver Sands female teams have defied all odds and emerged champs of the just concluded NAMILCO under 17 Football league after finishing on eighteen and nine points respectively. The action culminated at the Kumaka Recreational Ground over the weekend. Seven male and three female teams