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Povos Indígenas em Isolamento Voluntário ou em Contato Inicial na Amazônia e no Gran Chaco. Atas do Seminario Regional sobre os povos indígenas isolados ou em contato inicial da Amazônia e do Gran Chaco Santa Cruz de la Sierra, 20-22 de novembro de 2006

O presente livro reúne as apresentações relizadas durante o "Seminário Regional sobre Povos Indígenas Isolados ou em Contato Inicial da Amazônia e do Gran Chaco", ocorrido em Santa Cruz de la Sierra (Bolívia), de 20 a 22 de Novembro de 2006. Com a celebração desse seminário, a publicação de

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Negotiating Autonomy: Case Studies on Philippine Indigenous Peoples' Land Rights

This book is based on some of the presentations made at the 2005 National Conference on Indigenous Peoples’ Land Rights held in Quezon City, The Philippines. At its core are four case studies of different indigenous groups from various parts of the country; the Kankana-ey and Bago of the

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Witness to Sovereignty: Essays on the Indian Movement in Latin America

This book tells the story of the 30-year period during which "indigenous sovereignty" emerged from five centuries of banishment, first as an unauthorized and unspeakable taboo and then later as a major topic of national political contention. Varese is at once the author of this fascinating

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Indigenous Affairs 1/06 - Africa and the Millennium Development Goals

Contents: Editorial - by Jens Dahl MDGs, Globalisation and Indigenous Peoples in Africa, by Nigel Crawhall Will Pastoral Legislation Disempower Pastoralists in the Sahel?, by Ced Hesse and Brigitte Thébaud Cause for Celebration or Celebration for a Cause: Pastoralism and Poverty Reduction

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The Indigenous World 2006

This Yearbook covers the period January-December 2005 and provides an update on the state of affairs of indigenous peoples worldwide.

Thanks to the contributions from indigenous and non-indigenous scholars and activists, The Indigenous World 2006 gives an overview of crucial

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IWGIA Posobie Postoiannyi forum po voprosam korennyh narodov

The handbook provides basic information on the nature of the new UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues in Russian, the aim being to enable indigenous organisations to have greater influence within this new body. It covers the first four sessions of the Permanent Forum.

Indigenous Affairs 3-4/05 - Indigenous Youth

This thematic issue of Indigenous Affairs examines the issues affecting indigenous youth across the world Contents:

Editorial - by Alejandro Parallada and Kathrin Wessendorf

Latinamerica section
Argentina -

  • The Mapunky and the Mapuheavy Voices from the
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In Philippine Bisaya: Lumadnong Katawhan

Translated from the Spanish title: Pueblos Indígenas

The book gives an overview of the status and plight of indigenous peoples in various regions of the world and in the Cordillera region in the Philippines. How do they define themselves, what sets them apart from other peoples? And why

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Indianska Folk i de Peruanska Anderna

Swedish version of Indianske Folk i Perus Andesbjerge originally written by Karsten Pærregaard & IWGIA, 2000. Information and education material about the world's indigenous peoples. 

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The Land Within - Indigenous Territory and the Perception of Environment

By describing the fabric of relationships that indigenous peoples weave with their environment, this book attempts to define a more precise notion of indigenous territoriality. Beyond a natural environment from which they obtain the necessary natural resources for subsistence, the territory for

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Eyes that Tell: Myths and Customs from Indigenous Amazonia Illustrated by its People

Eyes that Tell is an anthology of myths and traditions narrated and superbly illustrated by members of eight indigenous peoples of Peruvian Amazonia: the Ashaninka, Shawi, Uitoto, Shipibo, Awajun, Wampis, Tikuna and Matsés. The narrators illustrate the extraordinary events that took place in

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Indigenous Affairs 1/05 - Indigenous Peoples and Education

This issue of Indigenous Affairs focuses on education and indigenous peoples. Contents: Editorial - by Marianne Wiben Jensen Download the editorial as a PDF file here Education in the Canadian Arctic: What Difference has the Nunavut Government Made? - by Jack Hicks "We're going slowly because

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The Indigenous World 2005

This Yearbook covers the period January-December 2004. IWGIA's Yearbook is issued every year in May. Its purpose is to provide an update on the state of affairs of indigenous peoples worldwide.

Thanks to the contributions from indigenous and non-indigenous scholars and activists, The

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De Ursprungliga Australierna

Swedish version of De Indfødte Australiere originally written by Hanne Miriam Larsen & IWGIA, 2000. Information and education material about the world's indigenous peoples. 

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Inuit - Det eskimåiska folken i Arktis

Swedish version of Inuit: De Eskimoiske Folk i Arktis originally written by Frank Sejersen & IWGIA, 2000. Information and education material about the world's indigenous peoples. 

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Indigenous Affairs 3/04 - The UN Decade: Expectations and Realities

This issues of Indigenous Affairs assesses the impact of the UN Decade of Indigenous Peoples on Indigenous peoples around the world.
Contents:

Editorial - by Lola García-Alix

The UN decade on Indigenous Peoples - by Jens Dahl

The Permanent Forum on Indigenous

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Indigenous Affairs 1-2/04 - Indigenous Women

This issue looks at the issues affecting indigenous women highlighting the impact of external social pressures on traditional gender structures. Contents: Editorial by Kathrin Wessendorf Africa San women today: Inequality and dependency in a post-foraging world by Renee Sylvain Twa women in the

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Indigenous Peoples' Rights in Southern Africa

This book is concerned with the first peoples (those people who are considered indigenous by themselves and others) of Southern Africa such as the San, the Nama and the Khoi, and their rights. It analyses the civil and political rights situation, assessing the extent to which these people

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The Indigenous World 2004

This Yearbook covers the period January-December 2003. As from this year, IWGIA's Yearbook will be issued every year in May. Its purpose is to provide an update on the state of affairs of Indigenous peoples around the world. Thanks to the contributions from indigenous and non-indigenous

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Development and Ethnocide: Colonial Practices in the Andaman Islands

This book is an ethnographic account of colonialism in the Andaman Islands, Bay of Bengal, India. It examines the links between colonialism and development under British and Indian administrations, and analyses how the different indigenous groups (the Andamanese, the Onge, the Jarawa and the

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Dreams Coming True... An Indigenous Health Programme in the Peruvian Amazon

This is an unusual book about an unusual project in the Peruvian Amazon. It focuses on the extraordinary achievements the indigenous movement in the Upper Amazon has accomplished in establishing its own alternative health service. The book exposes a kaleidoscopic view of this fascinating

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Belonging to the land: Life in the communities of the Chaco region of Salta

This book tells another story. A story being written from within that landscape by the indigenous peoples of the Chaco themselves. It is one of happiness rather than poverty, as seen through their bodies, their looks, their smiles. Just to look at them is to participate in the mysteries of life

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The Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

In 1998, IWGIA published the book The Permanent Forum for Indigenous Peoples - the struggle for a new partnership. Now, in 2003, with the Forum already established and its first session held last year, IWGIA wishes to continue to prioritise the dissemination of information and analysis on this

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The Jharkhand Movement: Indigenous Peoples' Struggle for Autonomy in India

The volume contains the most significant articles and documents on the Jharkhand movement, the oldest of the autonomy movements in India, which as recently resulted in the formation of a separate state by the name Jharkhand. Leading social scientists and activists discuss from different angles

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The Indigenous World 2002-2003

With contributions from indigenous and non-indigenous scholars and activists, The Indigenous World 2002-2003 gives an overview of crucial developments in 2002 and early 2003 that have impacted on the indigenous peoples of the world. This year's edition includes two new regions: the

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Indigenous Affairs 1/03  - Indigenous Poverty: An Issue of Rights and Needs

This issue of Indigenous Affairs focuses on the issue of indigenous poverty. Contents: Editorial by Diana Vinding Download the editorial here Africa Sustainable Livelihoods for Pygmy Peoples by Dorothy Jackson Asia Poverty and Indigenous Peoples with Special Reference to India by Tiplut Nongbri

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Indigenous Affairs 2/02 - Bolivia

This issue of Indigenous Affairs focuses on the issues affecting the indigenous population of Bolivia. Editorial by Alejandro Parellada Bolivia The agrarian process in Bolivia: frustrations with the regulation of land titles by Leonardo Romero Bonifaz and Ana Cecilia Betancur The reality of the

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Towards a New Millennium: Ten Years of the Indigenous Movement in Russia

This book is a collection of articles written by indigenous leaders and politicians from all parts of Russia. The articles outline the history of indigenous peoples' struggle, events and conditions of the recent decade. The indigenous umbrella organisation in Russia, the Russian Association of

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Maasai - Kvæghyrder i Østafrika

Hæfte nr. 13 i serien: Hvem er de indfødte folk?

Informations- og undervisningsmateriale om indfødte folk for folkeskolens ældste klasser og den almindeligt interesserede læser.

Seriens hæfter har et fælles forord om indfødte folk: Hvem og hvor mange er de? Hvor og hvordan lever

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The Indigenous World 2001-2002

With contributions from indigenous and non-indigenous scholars and activists, the 2001-2002 Indigenous World presents an overview of crucial developments in 2001 and early 2002 that have impacted on indigenous peoples.

The issue contains:

Region and country reports that cover

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Stillehavsfolk i Melanesien

Hæfte nr. 10 i serien: Hvem er de indfødte folk?

Informations- og undervisningsmateriale om indfødte folk for folkeskolens ældste klasser og den almindeligt interesserede læser.

Seriens hæfter har et fælles forord om indfødte folk: Hvem og hvor mange er de? Hvor og hvordan lever

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Kanaka Maoli - Et polynesisk folk fra Hawaii

Hæfte nr. 12 i serien: Hvem er de indfødte folk?

Informations- og undervisningsmateriale om indfødte folk for folkeskolens ældste klasser og den almindeligt interesserede læser.

Seriens hæfter har et fælles forord om indfødte folk: Hvem og hvor mange er de? Hvor og hvordan lever

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Indigenous Affairs 1/02 - International Processes - Perspectives and Challenges

This issue of Indigenous Affairs focuses on the results achieved through indigenous peoples' participation within international bodies and processes. Editorial by Lola García-Alix Possible priorities for the first years of work of the Permanent Forum on indigenous issues by Ted Moses Permanent

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Stillehavsfolk i Salomonøerne - Livet på Reeføerne

Hæfte nr. 11 i serien: Hvem er de indfødte folk?

Informations- og undervisningsmateriale om indfødte folk for folkeskolens ældste klasser og den almindeligt interesserede læser.

Seriens hæfter har et fælles forord om indfødte folk: Hvem og hvor mange er de? Hvor og hvordan lever

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In Philippine Ilokano: Dagiti Nainsigudan Nga Umili

The book gives an overview of the status and plight of indigenous peoples in various regions of the world, and in the Cordillera region in the Philippines. How do they define themselves, what sets them apart from other peoples? And why do we need to show interest for their specific

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Ursprungsfolk

Swedish version of Indfødte Folk originally written by Jens Dahl; this version ed. by Jens Dahl and Alejandro Parellada, 2002. Basic text book about the world's indigenous peoples. Not distributed by IWGIA's secretariat. If you wish to purchase the book, please contact IWGIA - Lundagruppen för

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A Guide to Indigenous Peoples' Rights in the Inter-American Human Rights System

The Guide to Indigenous peoples' Rights in the Inter-American Human Rights System sets out in detail how the Inter-American human rights system works. It summarizes what rights are protected, with a focus on those of particular importance to Indigenous peoples. It also provides detailed

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Indigenous Affairs 3/01 - Self-Determination

This issue of Indigenous Affairs focuses on the question of self-determination for indigenous peoples.The struggle for self-determination is the fundamental pre-requisite for indigenous peoples to be able to enhance their rights and improve their situation. Contents: Editorial by Christian Erni

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Racism Against Indigenous Peoples

The book documents and analyses the many forms of racism that indigenous peoples all over the world are still facing at the beginning of the new millenium. Although many national constitutions prohibit racial discrimination, indigenous peoples are facing pervasive racial discrimination in their

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The Other Word: Women and Violence in Chiapas Before and After Acteal

Original title: La Otra Palabra (Ciesas 1998)

On December 22nd 1997, 32 women and 13 men in the los Naranjos encampment for displaced people in the community of Acteal, Chiapas, Mexico, were assasinated by heavily armed men. Various human rights organisations wrote detailed reports of

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The Indigenous World 2000-2001

With contributions from indigenous and non-indigenous scholars and activists, the 2000-2001 Indigenous World presents an overview of crucial developments in 2000 and early 2001 that have impacted on indigenous peoples.The Indigenous World 2000-2001 covers: The progress and setbacks in

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Naga: a People Struggling for Self Determination

Since more than 50 years, an indigenous people living in the mountainous Northeastern corner of the Indian Subcontinent has fought a silent war. Silent because this war has been largely ignored be the world. Ever since the Nagas have been in contact with outside powers they have fiercely

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Indigenous Affairs 1/01 - Racism

This issue of Indigenous Affairs focuses on the racism and discrimination faced by indigenous peoples around the world. The first article focuses on global perspectives and international developments. There then follow articles on the situation of indigenous peoples in the United States, in

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In Philippine Tagalog: Katutubong Mamamayan

Edited and translated from the Spanish title: Pueblos Indígenas.

"The book gives an overview of the plight and the status of various indigenous communities the world over as they attempt to preserve what is left of their life amidst the manic spread of capitalism and the collusion of

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In Bahasa Indonesia: Masyarakat Adat Di Dunia. Eksistensi Dan Perjuangannya

Translated from the Spanish Title: Pueblos Indígenas.

The book gives an overview of the status and plight of indigenous peoples in various regions of the world. How do they define themselves, what sets them apart from other peoples? Why do we need to show interest for their specific

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Mapuche - Et indiansk folk i Argentina og Chile

Oversat fra spansk af Cæcilie Mikkelsen. Dorthe Kristensen har været rådgiver på den danske tekst og har bidraget med afsnit om mapucherne i Chile. Hæfte nr. 9 i serien: Hvem er de indfødte folk? Informations- og undervisningsmateriale om indfødte folk for folkeskolens ældste klasser og den

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Indigenous Affairs 4/00 - Indochina

This issue of Indigenous Affairs focuses on the indigenous peoples of Indochina. Thematic Articles covering: Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam. Also featuring an article about West Papua: 'Bloodshed in Wamena'

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Nomader i Mongoliet

Hæfte nr. 8 i serien: Hvem er de indfødte folk?

Informations- og undervisningsmateriale om indfødte folk for folkeskolens ældste klasser og den almindeligt interesserede læser.

Seriens hæfter har et fælles forord om indfødte folk: Hvem og hvor mange er de? Hvor og hvordan lever

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Indigenous Affairs 3/00 - Indigenous Women

With articles from Asia, Latin America, Northern Scandivia, Africa & the Pacific this issue focuses on indigenous women; their special situation, their hopes and aspirations at the beginning of a new millenium. The articles reflect very clearly the serious problems indigenous women face;

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Naga - Et folk mellem Indien og Burma

Hæfte nr. 7 i serien: Hvem er de indfødte folk?

Informations- og undervisningsmateriale om indfødte folk for folkeskolens ældste klasser og den almindeligt interesserede læser.

Seriens hæfter har et fælles forord om indfødte folk: Hvem og hvor mange er de? Hvor og hvordan lever

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Indianske folk i Perus Andesbjerge

Hæfte nr. 6 i serien: Hvem er de indfødte folk?

Informations- og undervisningsmateriale om indfødte folk for folkeskolens ældste klasser og den almindeligt interesserede læser.

Seriens hæfter har et fælles forord om indfødte folk: Hvem og hvor mange er de? Hvor og hvordan lever

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Indianer i Danmark - Shuar i Ecuador

Hæfte nr. 5 i serien: Hvem er de indfødte folk?

Informations- og undervisningsmateriale om indfødte folk for folkeskolens ældste klasser og den almindeligt interesserede læser.

Seriens hæfter har et fælles forord om indfødte folk: Hvem og hvor mange er de? Hvor og hvordan lever

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Buskmennesker - Et folk i Kalahari-ørkenen

Hæfte nr. 4 i serien: Hvem er de indfødte folk? Informations- og undervisningsmateriale om indfødte folk for folkeskolens ældste klasser og den almindeligt interesserede læser. Seriens hæfter har et fælles forord om indfødte folk: Hvem og hvor mange er de? Hvor og hvordan lever de? Hvilke

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Indigenous Affairs 2/00 - Hunters and Gatherers

engThis issue of Indigenous Affairs focuses on indigenous peoples who subsist as hunter-gatherers. Editorial By Esben Waehle - page 2 (Read the editorial) Southern Africa Taking their words from their mouths By Hugh Brody - page 4 Central Africa The Forest People of Africa in the 21st Century.

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Indigenous Autonomy in Mexico

This important collection of essays will be compulsory reading for all those who wish to have a better understanding of the dynamic processes of change which Mexico and its indigenous peoples have undergone at the end of the millennium. The book relates different experiences and makes various

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Nunavut: Inuit Regain Control of their Lands and their Lives

The Nunavut story told in this book by authors who have all been involved with Nunavut and Inuit politics for a very long time is an important one for indigenous peoples around the world and for anyone interested in indigenous issues. Stressing the political dynamics of the beginning of

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Van Gujjar - Et skovfolk i indisk Himalaya

Hæfte nr. 2 i serien: Hvem er de indfødte folk?

Informations- og undervisningsmateriale om indfødte folk for folkeskolens ældste klasser og den almindeligt interesserede læser.

Seriens hæfter har et fælles forord om indfødte folk: Hvem og hvor mange er de? Hvor og hvordan lever

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De indfødte Australiere

Hæfte nr. 3 i serien: Hvem er de indfødte folk?

Informations- og undervisningsmateriale om indfødte folk for folkeskolens ældste klasser og den almindeligt interesserede læser.

Seriens hæfter har et fælles forord om indfødte folk: Hvem og hvor mange er de? Hvor og hvordan lever

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INUIT - De eskimoiske folk i Arktis

Hæfte nr. 1 i serien: Hvem er de indfødte folk?

Informations- og undervisningsmateriale om indfødte folk for folkeskolens ældste klasser og den almindeligt interesserede læser.

Seriens hæfter har et fælles forord om indfødte folk: Hvem og hvor mange er de? Hvor og hvordan lever

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The Indigenous World 1999-2000

This yearbook provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1999 and 2000 among indigenous peoples in Asia, Africa, the Arctic, the Pacific and the Americas, with a special focus on indigenous women; It also presents reports on the work of the Open-ended Working

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In Thai: Indigenous Peoples

The book gives an overview of the status and plight of indigenous peoples in various regions of the world. How do they define themselves, what sets them apart from other peoples? Why do we need to show interest for their specific problems - these and other questions are dealt with in this

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The Indigenous World 1998-99

This book provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1998 and 1999 among indigenous peoples in Asia, Africa, the Arctic, the Pacific and the Americas, with a special focus on indigenous women.

The Permanent Forum for Indigenous Peoples: The Struggle for a New Partnership

This book is a compilation of reports and papers mostly taken from the official United Nations documentation. It also includes the background to the discussion on the establishment of a Permanent Forum for indigenous peoples and a technical description of the United Nations system. The goal of

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Saami Parliamentary Co-Operation: An Analysis

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

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The Rights of Indigenous Peoples and Maroons in Suriname

The book 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

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Human Rights and Indigenous Peoples: A Handbook on the UN System

This book gives a detailed description of the existing international mechanisms for prevention and compensation of serious violations of the fundamental rights of indigenous peoples. This IWGIA document aims to dispel the mystery which surrounds the workings of the United Nations, and to reduce

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IWGIA Annual Report 1998

IWGIA's Annual Report presents the results of IWGIA's activities in 1998 and highlights examples of projects and processes implemented or supported by IWGIA throughout the year.

East Timor: Occupation and Resistance

This book is a collection of articles written by internationally known experts, activists and politicians. The document provides a broad and in-depth picture of the consequences of the Indonesian occupation of East Timor concentrating developments in recent years. East Timor is a small country

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The Indigenous World 1997-98

This book provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1997 and 1998 among indigenous peoples in Asia, Africa, the Arctic, the Pacific and the Americas.

Indigenous Women: The Right to a Voice

"Indigenous Women: The Right to a Voice" contains a collection of articles and interviews focusing on the situation of indigenous women today. With a few exceptions, the articles have been written by female indigenous grass roots activists and academics from the Americas, Africa, Asia and

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Liberation through Land Rights in the Peruvian Amazon

This book is an attempt to reflect the process of implementing an ambitious project of territorial planning in the Ucayali region for the demarcation and titling of indigenous communities. The first section of the book, written by lawyer Pedro García Hierro, concerns the background of the

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The Indigenous World 1996-97

This book provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1996 and 1997 among indigenous peoples in Asia, Africa, the Arctic, the Pacific and the Americas.

Slaveri i 90erne. Gældbundne indfødte

Overalt i verden fratages indfødte folk deres jord. De bliver udnyttet økonomisk og ender ofte som gældsslaver. Med eksempler fra Bolivia, Peru, Paraguay, Indien, Nepal, Taiwan/Kina, Filippinerne og Indonesien beskrives nutidige former for slaveri. Det handler om gældbundne indfødte, der -

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

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

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The Indigenous World 1995-96

This book provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1995 and 1996 among indigenous peoples in Asia, Africa, the Arctic, the Pacific and the Americas. Out of print!

Les Twa du Rwanda

Rapport d'évaluation de la situation des Twa et pour la promotion des droits des Twa dans le Rwanda d'après-guerre. Traduit par Jean-Claude Monod

The Indigenous World 1994-95

This book provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1994 and 1995 among indigenous peoples in Asia, Africa, the Arctic, the Pacific and the Americas.

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