August 9th is the United Nations’ International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples. Grassroots International supports Indigenous social movements around the world. This blog looks at the threats facing these communities, and the resistance they’re waging.
Our Honduran partners, including Miriam Miranda of the Black Fraternal Organization of Honduras (OFRANEH), participated in a congress of resistance of Black and Indigenous women. The following statement is a product of the discussions there, among grassroots feminists organizing against the dictatorship and deeper oppressions.