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

  • Batavia Village Mining issue engaging the attention of the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs

    Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock on Monday met with the Batavia Village Council, Miner Rickey Ramnarine and Representatives from the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission to address the mining situation that developed in Batavia Village, Lower Mazaruni, Region 7 late September. Parties involved, agreed to

  • Minister Garrido-Lowe leads team to North Pakaraima District Development Council Meeting

    Continuous Development of the North Pakaraima Region was emphasized when Minister within the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Valerie Garrido-Lowe led a team to the 6th North Pakaraima District Development Council (NPDC) Meeting. Minister Garrido-Lowe readily accepted the councils’ invitation to attend, and was warmly greeted on her arrival in

  • Annual Indigenous Heritage Games opens tomorrow – six teams defending titles…

    Port Kaituma and Paruima male and female football teams, Mahdia and St. Cuthbert’s male and female cricket teams, Moruca and Waramuri male and female volleyball teams will be defending their titles when the 2018 Indigenous games kick of this week end at the Everest Cricket Club Ground. Images from the

  • Indigenous talent to represent Guyana at International Chess tournament

    National Female Chess Champion Nellisha Johnson will be among a ten member team (5 females, 5 males) team to represent Guyana at the 43rd Chess Olympias in Batumi, Georgia, U.S.A from September 23 to October 6. The 17 year old champion Wednesday last paid a courtesy call on Minister within