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This communication is extended in the Spirit of “Peace, Harmony and Balance” to all the United Nations body and all indigenous delegates participating in the 2016 15th Session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII15). I am Hemoc Xelup, Director General for the National Association for the Advancement of Indigenous People (NAAIP) INTERNATIONAL, located in Northeast Indian Country, America. NAAIPI is a United Nations registered IPO and was established by recognized and un-recognized Aborigine and Native Americans, along with signatories foreign and domestic.
NAAIPI 2015 ACCOMPLISHMENT
The continued intent, missions and purposes of NAAIPI for 2016 – 2017 shall further embrace and assist those individuals who are part of reclaiming their identity, establishing sustainable development platforms, while actively assisting members in securing justice and remedy in many areas of their existence, including land claims, child custody and protection, and reclamation of cultural heritage rights.
This year NAAIPI comes forward to the United Nations with seventeen (17) NAAIPI delegates from ten different tribes and nations, including tribal leaders from Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. Moving forward with a robust agenda, leaving 2015 with great accomplishments in membership development and implementation of aborigine rights in accord with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights for Indigenous People. The year included NAAIPI co-facilitating the rebranding and redevelopment of the Federation of Aboriginal Nations of America (FANA), and the development of nine FANA administered and facilitated American Aborigine Chamber of Commerce offices in nine states in America. In closing out 2015 NAAIPI established new office in Northeast Indian Country, providing resource for aborigines of Massachusetts, Maine, Connecticut, New York and Rhode Island.
NAAIPI 2016 – 2017 AGENDA
NAAIPI has initiated the new year with universal energy and international support. 2016 began with the development and co-facilitation of the first annual "International Indigenous Peoples Cultural Conference which was presented April 9th 2016 in Rhode Island. The event hosted the Taino culture of Arecibo (Borekin, Puerto Rico), and the event has developed as an annual international indigenous cultural event. The event will feature a different indigenous group , tribe or nation as annual Northeast Indian Country event. NAAIPI with the participation of the FANA institute has entered into agreement with the Department of Health for the state of Rhode Island to implement American Aborigine Healthcare reform. The reform addresses broad healthcare provisions for un-counted, un-serviced American aborigine in Rhode Island. The project includes enumeration assessment of all Aborigine within the entire state, and region.
NAAIPI IMPLEMENTATION OF UNDRIP
NAAIPI UNDRIP implementation is facilitated by well informed NAAIPI members, whose goal is and has been the uplifting of the American Aborigine condition through implementing UNDRIP in Northeast Indian territory. Through the development of unified membership, implementation has taken a broad turn affecting the freedoms and rights of many indigenous people in the region. Participation from government agencies and educational institutions have spurred region-wide development of new policies and innovative platforms, garnering diverse protections for the indigenous people in the region.
NAAIPI has implemented the development of two support institutions. The American Aborigine Council on Human Rights (AACHR), and the "International Coalition of Aborigine Women (ICAW). The development of the NAAIP American Aborigine Council on Human Rights" (AACHR) will specifically address long ignored issues of human rights abuses of aborigine not only in America, but throughout the western hemisphere. The AACHR along with the current missions of the NAAIPI Aborigine Reclamation Council (ARC) will continue to seek rights and protections for all aborigines of the Americas, the Caribbean, West Pau Pau (Indonesia), Canada, Columbia and Ethiopia. NAAIP International, in association with provisions and protections provided within the UNDRIP and the United Nations Millennium Development Goals and Sustainable Development Agenda structures, the guiding instruments for international protections and implementation.
NAAIPI establishment of the International Coalition of Aborigine Women (ICAW) has become a most needed institution to address women and children issues in Indian Country and across the globe. The ICAW is necessary for the facilitation of international rights of women and children. The basic human rights of Aborigine women and children will be addressed through the ICAW and will be available to all who are in need in the Americas, initial focus on issues of aboriginal / indigenous women and children in the United States; utilizing international conventions, agreements and laws, which mandate specific protections of basic human rights; the ICAW is an advocate for change.
ABORIGINE RECLAMATION COUNCIL (ARC)
The NAAIPI 2017 Mandate includes the NAAIPI’s Aborigine Reclamation Council (ARC) covering regions across America (United States) directed by NAAIPI Regional Representatives and facilitators of Department of Commerce claims for apartheid, genocide, identity theft, constructive fraud and destruction of natural habitats, crimes committed by the United States government et al. NAAIPI Regional Representatives are laying the foundation for implementation of aboriginal communities developed in association with claims against the United States Department of Census and Commerce. The work includes the development of ARC policies, rules, agendas, settlement and disbursement strategies, community reform, interaction and diversity concerns of aborigine people.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLE, INTERNATIONAL