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Slaveri i 90erne. Gældbundne indfødte

Number of pages: 100
ISBN number: 87-980717-5-0
Publication language: Danish Dansk
Region publication is about: International, Internacional
Release year: 1997
Release month/day: jul-97
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 - fordi de er indfødte - diskrimineres, frarøves deres jord og ender som gældsslaver. Der er omkring 35...
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Enslaved Peoples in the 1990s. Indigenous Peoples, Dept Bondage and Human Rights

Number of pages: 224
ISBN number: 0900-918-40-3
ISSN number: 0105-4503
Publication language: English English
Release year: 1997
Release month/day: apr-97
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 are revealed. The enslaved peoples are often tropical rainforest dwellers or mountain hill tribes. In t...
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Honour Bound: Onion Lake and the Spirit of Treaty Six. The International Validity of Treaties with Indigenous Peoples

Number of pages: 127
ISBN number: 87-980717-7-7
ISSN number: 0105-4503
Publication language: English English
Country publication is about: Canada, Canadá
Region publication is about: Arctic, Ártico
Release year: 1997
Release month/day: apr-97
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 the Special Rapporteur, Miguel Alfonso Martínez, to attend an Elders and Treaty Six Chiefs' meeting. The meeting was not an attempt to make a historical reconstruction. It was a spiritual and descriptive re-creation of ...
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Indigenous Heritage and Self-Determination. The Cultural and Intellectual Property Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Author: Tony Simpson
Number of pages: 232
ISBN number: 87-984110-0-4
ISSN number: 0108-9927
Publication language: English English
Region publication is about: International, Internacional
Release year: 1997
Release month/day: apr-97
This book aims to examine and critically analyse the possible legal mechanisms and processes which could be used by indigenous peoples in the protection and management of their cultural and intellectual property. This IWGIA document studies the historic and legal context in which the debate on the rights of indigenous peoples has developed and analyses mechanisms such as the Convention on Biologic...
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Indigenous Peoples: Environment and Development

Number of pages: 359
ISBN number: 87-984110-2-0
ISSN number: 0105-4503
Publication language: English English
Region publication is about: International, Internacional
Release year: 1997
Release month/day: apr-97
The book is a compilation of the proceedings of the conference of the same title held in May 1995 in Zürich, Switzerland, supplemented by a few other relevant articles on the issue. The authors of the articles are well known environmentalists, indigenous and non-indigenous scholars and activists like Pedro Garcia Hierro, Prasert Trakansuphakon, Darell A. Posey, Jeffrey A. McNeely, Sona Jharia Min...
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The Indigenous World 1995-96

Number of pages: 288
ISSN number: 1024-0217
Publication language: English English
Region publication is about: Africa, África, Arctic, Ártico, Asia, Latin America, América Latina, North America, América del Norte , Pacific, Pacífico
Release year: 1996
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!
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Les Twa du Rwanda

Author: Jerome Lewis et Judy Knight
Number of pages: 118
ISSN number: 0105-6387
Publication language: French French
Country publication is about: Rwanda, Ruanda
Region publication is about: Africa, África
Release year: 1996
Release month/day: jul-96
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
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Indigenous Peoples, Forest, and Biodiversity

Number of pages: 197
ISSN number: 1024-0217
Publication language: English English
Region publication is about: International, Internacional
Release year: 1996
Release month/day: apr-96
This volume brings together the main statements and interventions made by the International Alliance of Indigenous-Tribal Peoples of the Tropical Forests at various international fora. The statements constitute a pooling of indigenous peoples’ views and experiences from all around the tropics and have been shaped by our millennial association with our traditional territories. Our first acknowled...
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Kalahari Communities: Bushmen and the Politics of the Environment in Southern Africa

Author: Robert K. Hitchcock
Number of pages: 101
ISBN number: 87-90730-90-1
Publication language: English English
Country publication is about: Botswana, Botsuana, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Zimbabue
Region publication is about: Africa, África
Release year: 1996
Release month/day: apr-96
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.
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"... VINES THAT WON'T BIND ..." Indigenous Peoples in Asia - Proceedings of a Conference held in Chiang Mai, Thailand, 1995

Author: Editor: Christian Erni
Number of pages: 224
ISBN number: 978-87-90730-89-5
Publication language: English English
Region publication is about: Asia
Release year: 1996
Release month/day: apr-96
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 of Organisation; Perspectives on the Future and conclusions from the conference. The conference was ...
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Anxious North: Indigenous Peoples in Soviet and Post-Soviet Russia

Author: Compiled and edited by Alexander Pika, Jens Dahl and Inge Larsen
Number of pages: 291
ISBN number: 87-98071-74-7
ISSN number: 0105-4503
Publication language: English English
Country publication is about: Russia, Rusia
Region publication is about: Arctic, Ártico
Release year: 1996
Release month/day: jan-96
This book contains a compilation of texts about the Small Indigenous Peoples of the Russian North and Far East. The Selected documents, letters and articles concerning the numerically small peoples of the North and their association (Now: RAIPON) were compiled by Alexander Pika, scientist and prominent participant in the movement for the rights of the indigenous peoples that started in the late 19...
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Indigenous Affairs 4/95

Number of pages: 64
ISSN number: 1024-3283
Publication language: English English
Country publication is about: Burma, Bangladesh, Greenland, Guatemala, Nigeria
Region publication is about: International; internacional
Release year: 1995
Release month/day: dec-1995
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Indigenous Affairs 3/95

Number of pages: 64
ISSN number: 1024-3283
Publication language: English English
Country publication is about: Kalahari, Sri Lanka, Argentina, Mexico, Peru, USA, Alaska, Greenland
Region publication is about: International; internacional
Release year: 1995
Release month/day: sep-95
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The Indigenous World 1994-95

Number of pages: 250
ISSN number: 1024-0217
Publication language: English English
Region publication is about: Africa, África, Arctic, Ártico, Asia, Latin America, América Latina, North America, América del Norte , Pacific, Pacífico
Release year: 1995
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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Indigenous Affairs 2/95

ISSN number: 1024-3283
Publication language: English English
Country publication is about: India, Algeria, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Somalia, Brazil, Chile, Samiland, Canada
Region publication is about: International; internacional
Release year: 1995
Release month/day: jun-95
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The Explosion of Communities in Chiapas

Author: J. Nash, G.A. Collier, R.A. Hernández Castillo, K. Sullivan, M.E. Santana E., C.M. Kovic, M-O Marion, H. Bellinghausen
Number of pages: 144
Publication language: English English
Country publication is about: Mexico, México
Region publication is about: Latin America, América Latina
Release year: 1995
Release month/day: apr-95
This document is concerned with the transformations within Chiapas Mayan communities that make processes of change visible. The focus is the period from 1974 when the first hemispheric congress of indigenous people took place in San Cristobal de las Casas, to the Zapatista uprising and the turbulent forces released by it. It takes into account the continuities and disjunctures in community organiz...
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The Twa of Rwanda

Author: Jerome Lewis & Judy Knight
Number of pages: 112
Publication language: English English
Country publication is about: Rwanda, Ruanda
Region publication is about: Africa, África
Release year: 1995
Release month/day: apr-95
Assessment of the situation of the Twa and promotion of Twa rights in post-war Rwanda.
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Indigenous Affairs 1/95

Number of pages: 64
ISSN number: 1024-3283
Publication language: English English
Country publication is about: Greenland, Mexico, Peru, Paraguay, East Timor, Philippines
Region publication is about: International; internacional
Release year: 1995
Release month/day: mar-95
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Indigenous Affairs 4/94

Number of pages: 64
ISSN number: 1024-3283
Publication language: English English
Country publication is about: Argentina, Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru, Easter Island, Canada, Algeria, Mali, Australia
Region publication is about: International; internacional
Release year: 1994
Release month/day: dec-94
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Indigenous Affairs 3/94

Number of pages: 64
ISSN number: 1024-3283
Publication language: English English
Country publication is about: India, Burma, China, Philippines, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Samiland, Guyana
Region publication is about: International; internacional
Release year: 1994
Release month/day: sep-94
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The Indigenous World 1993-94

Number of pages: 195
ISSN number: 0105-6387
Publication language: English English
Region publication is about: Africa, África, Arctic, Ártico, Asia, Latin America, América Latina, North America, América del Norte , Pacific, Pacífico
Release year: 1994
This book provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1993 and 1994 among indigenous peoples in Asia, Africa, the Arctic, the Pacific and the Americas. Out of print!
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Indigenous Affairs 2/94

Number of pages: 64
ISSN number: 1024-3283
Publication language: English English
Country publication is about: Botswana, Peru, India, The Arctic, USA
Region publication is about: International; internacional
Release year: 1994
Release month/day: jun-94
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