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

  • “We each have a personal duty to safeguard our health and that of others”, Minister Sydney Allicock advises.

    Statement by Hon. Sydney Allicock, M.S. The corona virus has become a feared worldwide phenomenon, Guyana has four confirmed cases with on-going screening being continued under the umbrella of the Ministry of Public Health. The corona viruses are a large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common

  • Minister Garrido-Lowe commissions $31M Modern Moruca Mall

    Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Valerie-Garrido-Lowe on Saturday commissioned the $31M one of its kind Modern Moruca Mal, located in Kumaka, Santa Rosa, Moruca, Barima/Waini, Region 1. The project was executed under the Presidential Grant Programme in the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs. Scores of residents turned

  • A promise delivered – Kabakaburi residents receive major transportation boost

    Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock on Wednesday delivered on a promise made to residents of Kabakaburi Village, Upper Pomeroon River, Region 2. Less than twenty four hours after visiting the village, Toshao Sherman Lyte received an outboard engine which was handed over by Personal Assistant

  • Successful Debate in Patamona wraps up activities for International Year of Indigenous Languages.

    Preserving all nine indigenous languages across Guyana was undoubtedly the winner of a debate in the Patamona language recently hosted in Paramakatoi, Potaro-Siparuni, Region 8 to bring the curtain down on activities in observance of 2019 which was designated as International Year of Indigenous Languages.      The debate was historical