Forty four representatives from sixteen Indigenous villages across Barima/Waini, Region 1 and Pomeroon/Supenaam Region 2 last week successfully completed a two-day Mediation Training. The training which brought together Toshao’s, Senior Councillors, Councillors and Community Development Officers was held on October 21-22 in Mainstay Village, Region 2.
The Ministry of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs has launched the much awaited Patamona Dictionary and an eighteen letter Arekuna Alphabet. The launch took place during Indigenous Heritage Month Celebrations in Rivers View, Region 10. The Alphabet which encapsulates the sounds and illustrations in the Arekuna language and the Patamona Dictionary were
The 2019 Rupununi Expo on Monday received a major boost when Minister of Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs Sydney Allicock plugged $1.2M towards the successful hosting of this two-day event. The event which is hosted annually by the Rupununi Chamber of Commerce and Industry opens on Saturday November 23 in St. Ignatius