9/23/2005

Public Notice: Summit of the Americas 2005

This is to inform the Caribbean Indigenous Community that the United Confederation of Taino People (UCTP) has nominated Naniki Reyes Ocasio, a representative of the Consejo General de Tainos Borincanos to present a position paper on Intellectual Property, Culture and Heritage at the Indigenous Summit of the Americas to be held Argentina from October 27-29, 2005.

This nomination was sent to Albert DeTerville who has been identified as a member of the Indigenous Summit Planning Commitee (ISPC), and who along with the other ISPC members, is charged with the responsibility of the planning and implementation of the Second Indigenous Peoples Summit of the Americas. Albert DeTerville is expected to maintain a dialogue with indigenous Caribbean constituents throughout the planning and implementation process.

The nomination was also sent to the AFN and ONPIA, who are the main partners in the planning and implementation of the Indigenous Summit as well as the Secretariat of the ISPC.