Demanding Our Rightful Place at the Table
Another radical message that we bring here is that in this week of many participations in spaces, we see that Indigenous Peoples are still not yet at the debate and negotiation tables, where States and countries decide, we are still on the margins. The radical message we leave here is that it is important that Indigenous Peoples are actually part of this dialogue and decision-making table.
Indigenous Peoples continue to face exclusion from decision-making processes.
How to transform the system?
Those most affected by the climate crisis are also those with the least power to decide and act on it. Tackling climate justice demands a shift in power, not only to repair frontline communities, but also to make sure that those who negotiate, sign and approve are also those most knowledgeable of what needs to be done to stop the crisis.