• 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

  • Minister Allicock in Guyana leg of the Queens Baton Relay.

    Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock joined the relay of the Gold Coast 2018 Queen’s Barton Relay as it commenced its journey in Guyana earlier today. The relay began with His Excellency, President David Granger at State House at 8:00hrs. Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’

  • Ministry rolls out training for Mabaruma HEYS facilitators ..

    Seventy four facilitators from thirty nine villages are currently being trained in the Mabaruma Sub-district, Region 1 for the second phase of the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Flagship Youth Initiative the Hinterland Employment and Youth Service (HEYS) Program. A one week facilitators training workshop concludes at the Mabaruma Secondary

  • HEYS program providing Economic boost for Wakapou Village …..

    Dan Richards and Shanna Boyan have ventured into economically viable areas of local production. Dan and Shanna are among the success stories coming out from Governments thriving youth initiative the Hinterland Employment and youth Service (HEYS) Program. Twenty youth from the village were given the opportunity to participate in the

  • Minister Allicock declares Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award open

    Sustainability through Partnership was the message delivered by Vice President and Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock before declaring the Duke of Edinburgh International Award Americas regional Conference opened at the Marriot Hotel, Kingston on Monday. The Duke of Edinburgh International Award has been rebranded the “Presidents Youth Award

  • Close to fifteen villages from Region 9 benefit from Sensitization Workshop.

    Sexual Abuse and the Sexual Offences Act, Domestic Violence Act, Human Trafficking and the Counter Trafficking in Persons Act and other Labour Related Issues were all addressed when a team from the Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs (MoIPA) and Social Protection’s Labour Department recently conducted a two-day Sensitization Workshop with

  • P.S King lambasts PAC after appearing before Committee.

    The Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs appeared before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) on Monday to answer queries emanating from the 2015 Auditor General’s report and following that sitting, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry Alfred King said the PAC conducted its business as though it is the Office of the