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
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
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
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
MoIPA continues to acknowledge contributions made by the Indigenous People– several to be honored during Stephen Campbell Celebrations …
Several indigenous persons will be acknowledged for their contributions towards the development of the hinterland when the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs hosts its annual Celebration of the Life and Work of Stephen Campbell on Monday, September 10 at the Umana Yana, Kingston. The Life and Work of Stephen Campbell
The Indigenous community countrywide is eagerly awaiting the commencement of activities for Heritage Month 2018. The Month long activities will commence with a Religious Service at the Heritage Village, Sophia which will feature a Hallelujah Group from Region Seven. Coordinator of this activity Ms.Valary Dorrick explained recently that the only
Indigenous Heritage Month 2018 Calendar of Activities
Unity and Embracing Cultural Identity emphasized as MoIPA launches Indigenous Heritage Month Activities 2018..
Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock said the theme for this year’s Indigenous Heritage Month Celebrations “Proud of our Indigenous Identity – Celebrating in Unity” is most fitting since it “succinctly places into view the path that we as Indigenous peoples should be on”. Minister Allicock made this comment
NTC to receive lease for land at Sophia – larger plot to be identified for construction of complex with additional facilities..
President David Granger, today, engaged the newly-elected chairman and executive members of the National Toshaos Council (NTC) at a special luncheon to discuss issues affecting Indigenous communities. During the deliberations held at the Baridi Benab at State House, the President announced that the Government will proceed with the handing over
Ten Welfare Officers attached to the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs is benefitting form a month long training which will build their capacity to adequately address welfare cases in the hinterland. The one-month long training which commenced on Monday at the Hinterland Scholarship Division Dormitory, Liliendaal, E.C.D will see Welfare