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International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA)


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Indigenous Peoples and Protected Areas in South and Southeast Asia

Indigenous Peoples and Protected Areas in South and Southeast Asia

1st Edition

By Marcus Colchester, Christian Erni
January 01, 1999

The book examines current biodiversity conservation practices in South and Southeast Asia as they relate to indigenous peoples' rights. The 12 case studies from India, Pakistan, Nepal, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines are based on presentations made at a ...

Saami Parliamentary Co-Operation An Analysis

Saami Parliamentary Co-Operation: An Analysis

1st Edition

By John B Henriksen
January 01, 1999

The goal of this book is to create a basis for initial concrete evaluations of the question of establishing a joint political body for the Saami Parliaments elected by the Saami people in the three Nordic countries. The first part of the report consists of general background material. These ...

The Rights of the Indigenous Peoples and Maroons in Suriname

The Rights of the Indigenous Peoples and Maroons in Suriname

1st Edition

By Fergus MacKay, Ellen-Rose Kambel
January 01, 1999

This volume describes and analyses the Surinamese legal system as it relates to the rights of indigenous peoples and Maroons. The rights of these peoples have not been systematically addressed in this context before, nor have they ever been the subjects of extensive academic research. The book...

Indigenous Peoples and Biodiversity Conservation in Latin America

Indigenous Peoples and Biodiversity Conservation in Latin America

1st Edition

By Allejandro Parellada, Andrew Gray, Hellen Newing
January 01, 1998

In 1996 the UK-based Forest Peoples' Programme (FPP) and the International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA) in Denmark decided to join forces with indigenous organisations and pool their experiences, in order to analyse different priorities of conservation and indigenous rights movements ...

Liberation through Land Rights in the Peruvian Amazon

Liberation through Land Rights in the Peruvian Amazon

1st Edition

By Pedro Garcia Hierro, Soren Hvalkof, Andrew Gray
January 01, 1998

Ucayalai is on of the provinces of the Peruvian Amazon whose economy is based on the extraction of natural resources. Indigenous peoples, in Ucayali as in other parts of the world, consider the demarcation and titling of their territories to be one of their principle demands. In the case of Ucayali...

Enslaved Peoples in the 1990s Indigenous Peoples, Debt Bondage and Human Rights

Enslaved Peoples in the 1990s: Indigenous Peoples, Debt Bondage and Human Rights

1st Edition

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December 01, 1997

The book describes and reveals how indigenous peoples suffer from slavery often in the shape of debt bondage and prostitution. The cases discussed cover indigenous peoples in India, Nepal, Taiwan/China, the Philippines and Indonesia in Asia. In South America cases from Peru, Bolivia and Paraguay ...

Honour Bound: Onion Lake and the Spirit of Treaty Six The International Validity of Treaties with Indigenous Peoples

Honour Bound: Onion Lake and the Spirit of Treaty Six: The International Validity of Treaties with Indigenous Peoples

1st Edition

By Florencia Roulet
January 01, 1997

When the United Nations approved the Study on Treaties, Agreements and other constructive arrangements between States and Indigenous Peoples in May, 1989, Treaty Six Chiefs invited Special Rapporteur Miguel Alfonso-Martinez to attend an Elders and Treaty Six Chiefs' meeting. The Chiefs wanted ...

Indigenous Heritage and Self-determination

Indigenous Heritage and Self-determination

1st Edition

By Tony Simpson
January 01, 1997

The book aims to critically analyze the possible legal mechanisms and processes, which could be used by indigenous peoples in the protection and management of their cultural and intellectual property. The book studies the historic and legal context in which the debate on the rights of indigenous ...

Anxious North Indigenous Peoples of Soviet and Post Soviet Russia

Anxious North: Indigenous Peoples of Soviet and Post Soviet Russia

1st Edition

By Alexander Pika, Jens Dahl, Inge Larsen
January 01, 1996

Jens Dahl is a Danish anthropologist and former director and Board member of IWGIA who has followed the organization's development for the last 40 years....

Bushmen and the Politics of the Environment in Southern Africa

Bushmen and the Politics of the Environment in Southern Africa

1st Edition

By Robert K Hitchcock
January 01, 1996

The data and conclusions presented in this volume were drawn from a series of research and consultancy projects carried out in Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, and Zimbabwe....

Indigenous Peoples, Forest, and Biodiversity

Indigenous Peoples, Forest, and Biodiversity

1st Edition

By International Alliance
January 01, 1996

Indigenous Peoples, Forest, and Biodiversity. International Alliance of Indigenous-Tribal Peoples of the Tropical Forest, and International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs....

Vines That Won't Bind Indigenous Peoples in Asia

Vines That Won't Bind: Indigenous Peoples in Asia

1st Edition

Edited By Christian Erni
January 01, 1996

This book is a compilation of proceedings from a Conference on Indigenous Peoples in South and Southeast Asia. Contents feature chapters on: The Concept of Indigenous Peoples in Asia; Juridical Rights and the Relation with the State and the Non-Indigenous Populations; Indigenous Movements and Forms...

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