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

  • Guyana receives technology boost from China.

    Principal Assistant Secretary General in the Ministry of Indigenous peoples’ Affairs Derryann Edinboro was among twenty government officials who successfully participated in a seminar on e-Government and Technology in Shanghai, China. The team recently returned. The event was sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce of China and is the 3rd

  • 2017 Calendar of Activities…..

    The 2017 Celebrations will be held under the theme: “Guyana’s First Peoples’: Sustaining a Rich Cultural Environment”.

  • Indigenous Heritage Month activities launched

    DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, August 09, 2017 The rich and diverse culture of Guyana’s Indigenous people will be significantly showcased during the annual Heritage Month celebrations under the theme, ‘Guyana’s First Peoples; Sustaining a Rich Cultural Environment.’ The month long celebration was officially launched, at the Umana Yana, Kingston, Georgetown, on

  • Minister Allicock applauds Indigenous Peoples for contributions made towards Guyana’s development

    Vice President and Minister of Indigenous  Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock has underscored the sterling contributions the Indigenous Peoples’ of Guyana has and continue to make in the development of Guyana. Minister Allicock’s commendations come as the world prepares to observe International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples on Wednesday August