KATHMANDU, Nov 16: The World Bank (WB) is providing grant support of US $4.5 million to strengthen the capacity of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities (IPLCs) in Nepal’s forest sector.

KATHMANDU, April 1: The Nepal Federation of Indigenous Nationalities (NEFIN) has urged all political parties to pick election candidates based on ethnic majority and help make the indigenous nationalities victorious in the May 13 local election.

Where the world's indigenous people live

KATHMANDU, April 23: The ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) chairman and former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has said that the aspirations of the indigenous people have been addressed in the Constitution.

Isolation of indigenous groups

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Indigenous people are an essential element of cultural diversity and ecological harmony. Let them live in peace in the ancestral lands

MEGHALAYA, Aug 2: Indigenous women in northeastern India are calling on the Meghalaya state government to block a bill that would deny them rights, including the ability to inherit land if they marry outside their tribe.

Exploring Nepal’s wilderness on foot is probably the best way to experience its natural beauty. Nepal is considered among the best trekking destinations in the world. Known for its majestic mountain ranges, Nepal introduces trekkers to a unique cultural experience of the sparse settlement there. One can expect picturesque landscapes with villages inhabited by different ethnic groups.

ACHHAM, April 28: The Naumuthe cow, known as the world's smallest cattle breed that is found only in Achham, Bajhang, Bajura and Doti districts in the Province 7, is on the verge of extinction in absence of conservation.

CHILE, Jan 17: Looking to put Chile’s sex abuse scandal behind him, Pope Francis dives Wednesday into another divisive issue roiling the South American nation: the plight of the indigenous Mapuche and their long-running conflicts with government authorities.

Estimated 370 million indigenous peoples in the world, living across 90 countries

CHITWAN, June 13: With paddy plantation season nearing, farmers of Chitwan are busy preparing seedbeds to sow paddy seeds. Most of them are sowing seeds of one or two varieties. But Chandra Prasad Adhikari, a local farmer, has sowed 103 varieties of paddy seeds in his seedbeds.

KATHMANDU, May 31: A book titled "Indigenous Peoples' Rights in Nepal: Policy Status, Challenges and Opportunities" was launched along with "The Indigenous World 2017 ", an annual report of the International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA) amidst a program here today.

BANIYANI (JHAPA), April 14: The indigenous peoples of the eastern Tarai region are celebrating the Siruwa festival amidst fervor.

KATHMANDU, March 29: Ravna Tandukar has won the ‘AECC Global Miss Indigenous Heritage Nepal 2017’ title.

KATHMANDU, Dec 26: The indigenous nationalities leaders have said the bill related to the formation of an Indigenous Nationalities Commission introduced by the Social Justice and Human Rights Committee of the Legislature-Parliament would do nothing in terms of protection and promotion the rights of indigenous people if it is passed as it is.

ITAHARI, Dec 10: Minister of State for Health, Taraman Gurung, has stressed that the indigenous nationalities expressing dissatisfaction on some issues of the new constitution should instead utilize the constitution amendment bill.

KATHMANDU, Nov 27: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal today said the constitution amendment has reached its final stage and would be concluded after holding talks with all political parties in the government in this regard.

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ' Prachanda' has said the government and indigenous nationalities would collectively observe the International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples from the upcoming year. |

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: The International Day of the World's Indigenous is being celebrated in Nepal on Tuesday organizing different programs.

Call to ensure rights of indigenous

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KATHMANDU, Aug 9: Nepal Federation of Indigenous Nationalities (NEFIN) has called on the government to guarantee the rights of indigenous, ethnic and marginalized groups through the amendments to the constitution.

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: The 22nd International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples is to be celebrated in Nepal by organizing various programs.