International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs
The Indigenous World 2006 contains the most comprehensive update on the current situation of indigenous peoples and the human rights and other international processes related to indigenous peoples. With contributions from both indigenous as well as non-indigenous scholars and activists the yearbook provides an overview of crucial developments in 2005 that have impacted on indigenous peoples of the world. Discussions include: Region and country reports covering most of the indigenous world; updated information on the processes within the UN system that relate to indigenous peoples such as the Permanent Forum, the Draft Declaration on the Rights of the Indigenous Peoples, and the Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples; and other international processes, including news from the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, the Organization of American States, and the Arctic Council.
Sille Stidsen is an anthropologist and project coordinator The International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs.