Here at Navajo Council Naabik’iyati Committee Subcommittee on Sacred Sites at the north conference room of the Council chambers in Window Rock, Ariz.
we received documents recently and we are going thru process of text and because next consultation so quickly we wanted feedback and throughts before finalize guidance to negotiators in New York.
DELEGATE JONATHAN HALE
Regarding NN recognition of Rights of Indigenous People, want US involvement and do for all indigenous nations in north America. We are involving. President Obama visited Standing Rock rez. So support participation of President Obama at UN to show support and leadership for indigenous people.
DELEGATE DWIGHT WITHERSPOON
Support indigenous person speaking at UN Forum which would convey concerns and that wud start recognition of indigeous nations.
TLINGIT NATION WILL MIKLIN
appreciate concern that existing mechanism of UN be utilized to gretest extent possible to reduce costs. i think constructiveness ane efficiency of proposal shud be considered first. review also annual ministral review, purpose of HRC, use of high level political forum that replaced some of older UN process which cud be all repurposed for many issues, declaration, violance agains women and children, protection of sacred sites. even if more rigorous of standards…(breaking up)