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At UN, Indigenous Forest Peoples Express 'Green' Values

The forests that many native peoples call home are more than a means of food, raw materials and other necessities for survival. They are also their source of spiritual connection to the Earth, their ancestors and a meaningful way of life.  The leaders of many of the world’s indigenous forest peoples were in New York this week in connection with the first United Nations Climate Summit and the World Conference on Indigenous Peoples. The vividly colored patterns of the native dress of...

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