Indigenous Elders and Youth
       Council (IEYC) and
Union of Yagé Healers (UMIYAC)

  Indigenous philosophies and
   cer...
Indigenous Elders and Youth Council
 Grassroots collective of Indigenous representatives
  from the Americas working towa...
Indigenous Elders and Youth Council
The I.E.Y.C. is committed to the following:
 Promoting and protecting Indigenous lang...
Indigenous Elders and Youth Council
   Accumulate and disseminate information about research
    and other activities per...
Union of Yagé Healers (UMIYAC)
Union of Yagé Healers (UMIYAC)
Partnerships and Exchanges
Partnerships and Exchanges
Partnerships and Exchanges
Outcomes
   Sharing of experiences and emulation of successes
   Elders Summit Declaration shared at United Nations
   ...
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Amazon Conservation Team
National Aboriginal Health Organization
Indigenous Health Research Development Program
Indigenous Physicians Association of Canada
Blue Quills First Nations College

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Indigenous Elders and Youth Council (IEYC) andUnion of Yagé Healers (UMIYAC): Indigenous philosophies and ceremonies as the basis of action

  1. 1. Indigenous Elders and Youth Council (IEYC) and Union of Yagé Healers (UMIYAC) Indigenous philosophies and ceremonies as the basis of action
  2. 2. Indigenous Elders and Youth Council  Grassroots collective of Indigenous representatives from the Americas working toward the protection and preservation of Indigenous knowledge, language and culture.  The group evolved from the International Indigenous Elders Summit 2004.  At this time, a group of Elders and helpers expressed interest in continuing to work together promoting and protecting Indigenous languages, culture, knowledge, and traditional land bases.
  3. 3. Indigenous Elders and Youth Council The I.E.Y.C. is committed to the following:  Promoting and protecting Indigenous languages, culture, knowledge, the environment and traditional land bases.  Develop educational resource materials, including documentaries to promote the preservation of Indigenous Knowledge.  Provide an administrative focus for coordinating events such as the meetings of council members; gatherings of Elders and youth; the development of Indigenous knowledge projects.
  4. 4. Indigenous Elders and Youth Council  Accumulate and disseminate information about research and other activities pertaining to Indigenous knowledge and well being, such as information about cultural knowledge, the activities of the Council members, and development of resources promoting Indigenous knowledge.  Increase the skill level of the youth through training and engaging youth in the organization of various events that promote Indigenous knowledge preservation and translation.  Exploring understandings and building upon community capacities and strength regarding Indigenous Knowledge Translation or Transmission.
  5. 5. Union of Yagé Healers (UMIYAC)
  6. 6. Union of Yagé Healers (UMIYAC)
  7. 7. Partnerships and Exchanges
  8. 8. Partnerships and Exchanges
  9. 9. Partnerships and Exchanges
  10. 10. Outcomes  Sharing of experiences and emulation of successes  Elders Summit Declaration shared at United Nations  Indigenous Knowledge Centre  Diploma program on Haudenosaunee Language and Culture  Prenatal Health project and Puberty Rites Restoration  Health Sciences Program (Blue Quills FNC)  Continued funding development for sustainability  Lodging and infrastructure to support ceremonies in communities  Institutional/Supportive Partnerships  Amazon Conservation Team  National Aboriginal Health Organization  Indigenous Health Research Development Program  Indigenous Physicians Association of Canada  Blue Quills First Nations College

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