We invite you to walk with us in a movement of the Australian people for a better future IEF supports the proper constitutional recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as part of our nation’s evolution towards a true and inclusive Australian community
“Sekolah Adat Anri Arai Atei can serve as a safe place and platform where children can directly learn more about the Indigenous wisdoms as passed down by the elders. For the Dayak Maanyan community, the language and teachings are preserved and passed through…
First Edition release of Suku Mentawai’s ethnobotany field guide, Siureman Purimanuaijat ka Simattaoi!
After a three year COVID-induced hiatus, Suku Mentawai (YPBM), together with the support of IEF, have worked intensively to complete the final edit of the first-ever Mentawai produced ethnobotany field guide, Siureman Purimanuaijat ka Simattaoi.
The Suku Mentawai team is made up of predominantly young Mentawai from varying regions of Siberut Island. No members of the team have had prior experience in establishing or operating a non-profit organisation. Seeing how far this group have come over the years has been incredibly inspiring – remembering their excitement many years ago in learning about PDF format and how to create these documents, to now having published
Talekoi Forest is home to orangutan, and many rare and critically endangered plant species (Nepenthes khasiana, Eurycoma longifolia and Aquilaria malaccensis to name a few). For thousands of years these forests have provided nourishment, shelter and medicine under the care of the Dayak people.
IEF supports the 2030 UN
Sustainable Development Goals
and Declaration on the Rights
of Indigenous Peoples.
ACN: 168 130 096
ABN: 67 168 130 096