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The Indigenous World 2011

The Indigenous World 2011

1st Edition

Edited By Kathrin Wassendorf
June 08, 2011

Published in both English and Spanish, The Indigenous World 2011 contains a comprehensive update on the current situation of indigenous peoples and their human rights, and provides an overview of the most important developments in international and regional processes during 2010. More than sixty ...

Pipeline Dreams People, Environment, and the Arctic Energy Frontier

Pipeline Dreams: People, Environment, and the Arctic Energy Frontier

1st Edition

By Mark Nuttall
February 28, 2011

Interest in the Arctic as one of the world's last energy frontiers is increasing. The indigenous peoples of the circumpolar North have long been involved in struggles to make sense of, adapt to, and negotiate the impacts and consequences of resource development, but they have also been involved in ...

Report of the African Commission's Working Group on Indigenous Populations / Communities Mission to the Republic of Rwanda, December 2008

Report of the African Commission's Working Group on Indigenous Populations / Communities: Mission to the Republic of Rwanda, December 2008

1st Edition

By African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs
February 28, 2011

Report of the African Commission's Working Group on Indigenous Populations / Communities – Mission to the Republic of Rwanda, December 2008...

Report of the African Commission's Working Group on Indigenous Populations / Communities Mission to the Republic of Rwanda 1-5 December 2008

Report of the African Commission's Working Group on Indigenous Populations / Communities: Mission to the Republic of Rwanda 1-5 December 2008

1st Edition

By African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs
November 26, 2010

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights has established the Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities, which undertook a country visit to the Republic of Rwanda in December 2008. This is the report from that visit. The report gives an account of meetings held with government ...

Peru: A Chronicle of Deception Attempts to Transfer the Awajun Border Territory in the Cordillera del Condor to the Mining Indus

Peru: A Chronicle of Deception: Attempts to Transfer the Awajun Border Territory in the Cordillera del Condor to the Mining Indus

1st Edition

By Sylvia Fisher Carrasco
August 31, 2010

This report argues and demonstrates that the Peruvian government acted in bad faith by modifying the original proposal to create the Ichigkat Muja National Park agreed upon with the Awajun and Wampi­s indigenous communities of the District of El Cenepa, Department of Amazonas, Peru. The ...

Red-Spotted Ox A Pokot Life

Red-Spotted Ox: A Pokot Life

1st Edition

Edited By Pat Robbins
August 31, 2010

Red-Spotted Ox is the autobiography of an indigenous Pokot man, Domonguria, as told to Pat Robbins in the early 1970s. Domonguria spent his life near the Kenya-Uganda border in East Africa in a world already then under rapid change. By allowing Pat Robbins to record and write up his stories, he ...

The Indigenous World 2010

The Indigenous World 2010

1st Edition

Edited By Caecilie Mikkelsen
August 31, 2010

The Indigenous World 2010 is an essential source of information, and serves as an indispensable tool for those who need to be informed about the most recent issues and developments that have impacted indigenous peoples worldwide. Over 60 indigenous and non-indigenous scholars and activists provide ...

Land Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Africa

Land Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Africa

1st Edition

By Albert Kwokwo Barume
August 15, 2010

The indigenous peoples of Africa are increasingly being dispossessed of their ancestral lands. It started during colonial times, when many of them lost their land to European settlers. It continues today where conservation interests, commercial plantations, mineral exploitations, and other economic...

Making the Declaration Work The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Making the Declaration Work: The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

1st Edition

Edited By Claire Charters, Rodolfo Stavenhagen
February 01, 2010

The authors of this collective book, of interest to the specialist as well as the general public, were for many years intimately involved in the Declaration process. It tells the story of the Declaration from the inside, detailing its history, negotiations, content, and broader significance. ...

IWGIA - A History

IWGIA - A History

1st Edition

By Jens Dahl
December 30, 2009

This book reviews one of the first organizations to be established in support of indigenous peoples. IWGIA was founded in 1968 by anthropologists concerned at the atrocities being committed against Indians in South America. Within a few years, a small group of dedicated scholars working on a ...

Report of the African Commission's Working Group on Indigenous Populations / Communities Research and Information Visit to the Central African Republic, January 2007

Report of the African Commission's Working Group on Indigenous Populations / Communities: Research and Information Visit to the Central African Republic, January 2007

1st Edition

By African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs
December 30, 2009

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights has established a Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities that undertook a research and information visit to the Central African Republic in January 2007. From that visit this report was created, which gives an account of meetings held...

Report of the African Commission's Working Group on Indigenous Populations / Communities Research and Information Visit to the Republic of Uganda, July 2006

Report of the African Commission's Working Group on Indigenous Populations / Communities: Research and Information Visit to the Republic of Uganda, July 2006

1st Edition

By African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs
December 30, 2009

The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights has established a Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities that undertook a research and information visit to the Republic of Uganda in July 2006. From that visit this report was created, which gives an account of meetings held with ...

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