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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 ...

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...

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...

The Indigenous World 2009

The Indigenous World 2009

1st Edition

Edited By Katrin Wassendorf
December 30, 2009

This yearbook 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 2008. Over 60 indigenous and non-indigenous scholars and activists provide ...

Report of the African Commission's Working Group on Indigenous Populations / Communities Mission to the Republic of Botswana, 15 - 23 June 2005

Report of the African Commission's Working Group on Indigenous Populations / Communities: Mission to the Republic of Botswana, 15 - 23 June 2005

1st Edition

By African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs
May 01, 2009

Report of the African Commission's Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities – Mission to the Republic of Botswana, 15-23 June 2005...

Report of the African Commission's Working Group on Indigenous Populations / Communities Mission to the Republic of Namibia, July -August 2005

Report of the African Commission's Working Group on Indigenous Populations / Communities: Mission to the Republic of Namibia, July -August 2005

1st Edition

By African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs
May 01, 2009

Report of the African Commission's Working Group on Indigenous Populations / Communities – Mission to the Republic of Namibia, July-August 2005...

Report of the African Commission's Working Group on Indigenous Populations / Communities Mission to the Republic of Niger, 14-24 February 2006

Report of the African Commission's Working Group on Indigenous Populations / Communities: Mission to the Republic of Niger, 14-24 February 2006

1st Edition

By African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs
May 01, 2009

In 2001 the African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights established a Working Group on Indigenous Populations/ Communities (WGIP); in February of 2006 the working group undertook a mission to the Republic of Niger. This is the report from the mission. The report gives an account of meetings held...

The Indigenous World 2008

The Indigenous World 2008

1st Edition

Edited By Kathrin Wessendorf
May 01, 2009

This Yearbook covers the period January-December 2007 and provides an update on the state of affairs of indigenous peoples worldwide through country reports covering most of the indigenous world and updated information on the international and regional processes relating to indigenous peoples. ...

Frontier Encounters Indigenous Communities and Settlers in Asia and Latin America

Frontier Encounters: Indigenous Communities and Settlers in Asia and Latin America

1st Edition

Edited By Danilo Geiger
September 01, 2008

Poverty and the maldistribution of land in core areas of developing countries, together with state schemes for the colonization of unruly frontiers, have forced indigenous peoples and settlers into an uneasy co-existence. Presenting material from various Asian and Latin American countries, Frontier...

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