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Author: Courtney Parker

Courtney is a human rights activist and mother currently pursuing a doctorate in Public Health. She believes in the magic of bridging people, cultures, and ideas. Courtney has consulted with and advocated for indigenous groups in different capacities on three continents thus far. She holds a master’s degree in nonprofit organizing and has completed significant graduate coursework on indigenous rights law and policy, and even more on the role of NGO’s in this context. She believes in the mission of Intercontinental Cry and seeks to highlight issues, individuals, and current crises in her pieces here.

No Better Time for Indonesia’s Indigenous Communities to Reclaim Land Rights

For more than a half-century, Indonesia's government-backed economic development has been based on exploiting and…

The Prime Minister’s Indigenous Rights Framework Changes Nothing

IN A WEEK WHEN Indigenous people announced that reconciliation is postponed, if not cancelled, the…

Canada Takes One More Step Toward Ratifying UNDRIP

In what Assembly of First Nations Chief (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde called a “crucial…

How Peru excludes indigenous voices in its quest to develop the Amazon

The Peruvian government has a clear development agenda for its Amazon rainforest regions. Oil extraction…

What I’ve learned from Hawaii’s language revitalization movement

The Hawaiian language revitalization movement had humble beginnings: a dying language, native speakers who didn’t…