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Knowledge generation is an important foundation for increasing understanding and for pushing for change. In this database, you can find all of our resources, which include books, manuals, briefings, human rights reports and urgent alerts. 

Indigenous Affairs 4/00 - Indochina

Number of pages: 72
ISSN number: 1024-3283
Country publication is about: Laos, Cambodia, Camboya, Vietnam, West Papua, Papua Occidental
Region publication is about: Asia
Release year: 2001
Release month/day: jan-01
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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Indigenous Affairs no 3/00 - Indigenous Women

Number of pages: 64
ISSN number: 1024-3283
Region publication is about: International, Internacional
Release year: 2000
Release month/day: nov-01
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; ranging from extreme poverty and discrimination to horrific human rights abuses such as killings, torture and r...
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Indigenous Affairs 2/00 - Hunters and Gatherers

Number of pages: 88
ISSN number: 1024-3283
Region publication is about: International, Internacional
Release year: 2000
Release month/day: jul-00
This 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. Present Predicament of Hunter- Gatherers and Former Hunter-Gatherers of the Central African Rainforests...
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Indigenous Affairs 1/00 - The Pacific

Number of pages: 64
ISSN number: 1024-3283
Region publication is about: Asia, Oceania
Release year: 2000
Release month/day: apr-00
This issue of Indigenous Affairs focuses on the indigenous peoples of the Pacific. Out of print! Editorial page 2 What Future the United Nations' Decolonisation Process? by Dr. Carlyle Corbin page 4 French Polynesia Independence and sovereignty for Te Ao Maohi by Oscar Temaru page 14 Rapa island How the island of Rapa became French page 19 New Caledonia The Noumea Accord and decolonisati...
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Indigenous Affairs 3-4/99. Dams, Indigenous Peoples and Ethnic Minorities

Number of pages: 148
ISSN number: 1024-3283
Region publication is about: International, Internacional
Release year: 2000
Release month/day: jan-00
This issue of Indigenous Affairs focuses on the impact of dams on indigenous peoples around the world. Introduction by Marcus Colchester page 4 Consultive meeting on dams, indigenous peoples and ethnic monorities - Participants list page 55 Norway The Alta-case. a story about how another hydroelectric dam-project was forced through in Norway by Ande Somby page 56 Guatemala The Chixoy dam: the ...
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The Indigenous World 2007

Number of pages: 594
ISBN number: 978-87-91563-23-2
ISSN number: 1024-0217
Country publication is about: New Caledonia, Nueva Caledonia, Trinidad and Tobago, Trinidad y Tobago, Bougainville, Iraq, Irak
Region publication is about: International, Internacional
Release year: 2007
Release month/day: maj-07
This Yearbook covers the period January-December 2006 and provides an update on the state of affairs of indigenous peoples worldwide through: * Region and Country reports covering most of the indigenous world. * Updated information on the international and regional processes relating to indigenous peoples. Thanks to the contributions from indigenous and non-indigenous scholars and ...
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The Indigenous World 2006

Number of pages: 575
ISBN number: 87-91563-18-6
ISSN number: 1024-0217
Region publication is about: International, Internacional
Release year: 2006
Release month/day: maj-06
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 developments in 2005 that have impacted on the indigenous peoples of the world. The book includes: * Region an...
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The Indigenous World 2005

Number of pages: 567
ISBN number: 87-91563-05-4
ISSN number: 1024-0217
Region publication is about: International, Internacional
Release year: 2005
Release month/day: maj-05
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 Indigenous World 2005 gives an overview of crucial developments in 2004 that have impacted on the indigenous peopl...
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The Indigenous World 2004

Number of pages: 472
ISBN number: 87-90730-83-6
ISSN number: 1024-0217
Region publication is about: International, Internacional
Release year: 2004
Release month/day: maj-04
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 scholars and activists, The Indigenous World 2004 gives an overview of crucial developments in 2003 that have ...
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The Indigenous World 2002-2003

Number of pages: 448
ISBN number: 87-90730-74-7
ISSN number: 1024-0217
Region publication is about: International, Internacional
Release year: 2003
Release month/day: maj-03
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 Circumcaribbean and the Middle East (the Bedouins of Israel). The book contains: Region and country reports tha...
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The Indigenous World 2001-2002

Number of pages: 460
ISBN number: 87-90730-70-4
ISSN number: 1024-0217
Region publication is about: International, Internacional
Release year: 2002
Release month/day: maj-02
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 most of the indigenous world. Updated information on the processes within the UN system that relate to indigenous peoples...
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The Indigenous World 2000-2001

Number of pages: 472
ISBN number: 87-90730-48-8
ISSN number: 1024-0217
Region publication is about: International, Internacional
Release year: 2001
Release month/day: maj-01
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 indigenous peoples' fight for self-determination. Recent developments in indigenous communities in most parts of ...
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An Indigenous Parliament? Realities and Perspectives in Russia and the Circumpolar North

Number of pages: 225
ISBN number: 87-91563-10-0
ISSN number: 0105-4503
Country publication is about: Russia, Rusia, United States of America, Estados Unidos
Region publication is about: Arctic, Ártico
Release year: 2005
Release month/day: jan-05
The indigenous peoples of the Arctic have achieved some of the most comprehensive self-government arrangements in the world. These are reflected upon in this collection of articles, based on discussions between indigenous peoples in Russia and other parts of the Circumpolar North. Decision-making and political participation are of major concern for indigenous peoples in all parts of the Circumpo...
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Belonging to the land/Pertenecer a la tierra

Author: Pablo Lasansky
Number of pages: 79
ISBN number: 87-91563-00-3
Country publication is about: Argentina
Region publication is about: Latin America, América Latina
Release year: 2004
Release month/day: jan-04
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 itself. A life of contradictions and combinations, yes, but a life worth living. Let's take a look, then...
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Development and Ethnocide: Colonial Practices in the Andaman Islands

Author: Sita Venkateswar
Number of pages: 264
ISBN number: 87-91563-04-6
ISSN number: 0105-4503
Country publication is about: India
Region publication is about: Asia
Release year: 2004
Release month/day: jan-04
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 Sentinelese) have responded differently and been affected in different ways by colonization and the eve...
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A Guide to Indigenous Peoples' Rights in the Inter-American Human Rights System

Author: Fergus MacKay
Number of pages: 171
ISBN number: 87-90730-59-3
ISSN number: 0105-4503
Region publication is about: Latin America, América Latina, North America, América del Norte
Release year: 2002
Release month/day: jan-02
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 guidance on how to submit petitions to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights. Summaries of relevant cas...
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Challenging Politics: Indigenous Peoples Experiences with Political Parties and Elections

Number of pages: 291
ISBN number: 87-90730-45-3
ISSN number: 0105-4503
Region publication is about: International, Internacional
Release year: 2001
Release month/day: jan-01
Indigenous peoples all over the world find themselves part of political systems that are not their own but created and defined by governments with alien rules and led by politicians. Over the last centuries, indigenous peoples have gained experience in dealing with these imposed systems of politics and with hitherto unknown social structures. The experiences are very diverse and the reactions to p...
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About IWGIA

IWGIA - International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs - is a global human rights organisation dedicated to promoting, protecting and defending indigenous peoples’ rights. Read more.

Indigenous World

IWGIA's global report, the Indigenous World, provides an update of the current situation for indigenous peoples worldwide. The Indigenous World 2019.

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