Rights of Indigenous Peoples in the United States




“Indigenous peoples have the right to the full enjoyment, as a collective or as individuals, of all human rights and fundamental freedoms as recognized in the Charter of the United Nations, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and international human rights law.”

~ Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, 2006


Rights of Indigenous Peoples in the United States Fact Sheet
Learn about how the U.S. is doing in fulfilling the rights of indigenous peoples in the United States.

Right of Indigenous Peoples in the United States Quiz
Test your knowledge of education in the U.S. with our downloadable quiz.
Lesson Plan: What does Sovereignty Look Like?
In this lesson, students will ask the question, What do we mean when we say tribes have sovereignty?  They will learn about the right to self-determination and the barriers to that right faced by Native Americans in the United States. Grades 9-12.
Fall 2013 edition of The Advocates' human rights education newsletter full of lesson plans, resources, and suggestions for teaching about indigenous people's rights in the United States.