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ASEAN's Indigenous Peoples

Indigenous Peoples are not at all mentioned or referred to in any ASEAN document, even though they are an integral part of the ASEAN Community and among its most vulnerable sectors, whose interest the ASEAN has committed itself to protect.

The failure of the ASEAN to address the plight

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IWGIA Annual Report 2009

The Annual Report 2009 is a status report that describes the activities of IWGIA in 2009. You can order a copy through: Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado

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Avis Juridique de la Commission Africaine des Droits de l'Homme et des Peuples sur la Déclaration des Nations Unies sur les Droits des Peuples Autochtones (2010)

La Déclaration des Nations Unies sur les droits des peuples autochtones (Déclaration) marque une étape importante dans la lutte des peuples autochtones dans le monde entier, incluant en Afrique. La Déclaration est l’instrument international des droits de l’homme le plus complet abordant la

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Paraguay: The Case of the Ayoreo. IWGIA Report 4

This IWGIA Report documents the injustices experienced by the indigenous Ayoreo people in Paraguay, who have lost much of their ancestral lands to ranching, illegal sale of land and extractive industries - a development that threatens the physical and cultural survival of the groups of Ayoreos

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Report of the African Commission's Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities. Research and Information Visit to the Republic of Gabon, 15 - 30 September 2007

The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights' Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities undertook a research and information visit to the Republic of Gabon in September 2007. This report gives an account of meetings held with government authorities, civil society organizations,

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The Indigenous World 2010  

This yearbook contains a comprehensive update on the current situation of indigenous peoples and their human rights, and provides an overview of the most important developments in international and regional processes during 2009. 72 indigenous and non-indigenous scholars and activists provide

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Rapport du Groupe de Travail de la Commission Africaine sur les Populations/Communautés Autochones. Visite de Recherche et d'Information en Republique du Gabon, 15 - 30 Septembre 2007

La Commission africaine des droits de l’homme et des peuples a établi un Groupe de travail sur les populations/communautés autochtones qui a effectué une visite de recherche et d’information en République du Gabon en septembre 2007, et ceci est le rapport de la visite. Le rapport donne un

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La lingua della terra - Mapuche in Argentina e Cile

 
 L’avvincente e sofferta Lotta di resistenza dei Mapuche, indigeni sudamericani oggetto di una politica segregazionista e repressiva da parte dei governi cileni e argentini. II ‘popolo della terra” traduzione letterale
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Red Spotted Ox: a Pokot life

Red Spotted Ox is the fascinating autobiography of an East African pastoralist, as told to Pat Robbins in the early 1970s. Domonguria lived near the Kenya - Uganda border during a time of rapid cultural change. In this book, he describes Pokot traditions and history, while also

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Rapport du Groupe de Travail de la Commission Africaine sur les Populations/Communautés Autochones. Visite de Recherche et d'Information en Libye, 11 - 25 août 2005

La Commission africaine des droits de l’homme et des peuples a pris note de ce rapport lors de sa 40ème session ordinaire, 15-29 novembre 2006.

La Commission africaine des droits de l’homme et des peuples a établi un Groupe de travail sur les populations/communautés autochtones qui a

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Report of the African Commission's Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities. Research and Information Visit to the Central African Republic, 15 - 28 January 2007

The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights has established a Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities that undertook a research and information visit to the Central African Republic in January 2007. The report was adopted by the African Commission on Human and People's

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Report of the African Commission's Working Group on Indigenous Populations/ Communities. Research and Information Visit to the Republic of Uganda, 14 - 17, 24 - 29 July 2006

The visit was designed to update the Working Group on the human rights situation of the Batwa Pygmies of Western Uganda as well as that of the pastoralists in the north and north-eastern parts of the country. It also sought to identify the challenges faced by these communities and by the

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Rapport du Groupe de Travail de la Commission Africaine sur les Populations/Communautés Autochtones. Visite de Recherche et d'Information en République de l'Ouganda, 14 - 17, 24 - 29 juillet 2006

La Commission africaine des droits de l’homme et des peuples a établi un Groupe de travail sur les populations/communautés autochtones qui a effectué une visite de recherche et d’information en République de l’Ouganda en juillet 2006, et ceci est le rapport de la visite. Le rapport donne un

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Rapport du Groupe de Travail de la Commission Africaine sur les Populations/Communautés Autochones. Visite de Recherche et d'Information en Republique Centrafricaine, 15 - 28 janvier 2007

La Commission africaine des droits de l’homme et des peuples a établi un Groupe de travail sur les populations/communautés autochtones qui a effectué une visite de recherche et d’information en République centrafricaine en janvier 2007, et ceci est le rapport de cette visite. Le rapport donne

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Report of the African Commission's Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities. Regional Sensitization Seminar: "The Rights of Indigenous Populations/Communities in Central Africa", 13 - 16 September 2006

The report from the regional sensitization seminar: “the Rights of Indigenous Populations / Communities in Central Africa” is published in both English and French. The seminar took place in Yaoundé, Cameroon, 13-16 September 2006 and was organised by the African Commission for human and

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Rapport du Groupe de Travail de la Commission Africaine sur les Populations/Communautés Autochtones. Séminaire Régional de Sensibilisation: " Droits des Populations/Communautés Autochtones en Afrique Centrale ", 13 - 16 Septembre 2006

Le rapport du Séminaire régional de sensibilisation: « Droits des populations /  communautés autochtones en Afrique Centrale » est publié en anglais et en français.  Le Séminaire a pris place à Yaoundé, Cameroun, du 13 au 16 septembre 2006 et  a été organisé par la

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IWGIA Annual Report 2008

The Annual Report 2008 is a status report that describes the activities of IWGIA in 2008. You can order a copy through: Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado

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The Indigenous World 2009

This yearbook contains a comprehensive update on the current situation of indigenous peoples and their human rights, and provides an overview of the most important developments in international and regional processes during 2008. Over 60 indigenous and non-indigenous scholars and activists

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Colombia: The Case of the Naya. IWGIA Report 2

The violations of the fundamental rights of the black, indigenous and peasant farmer population of the Colombian Pacific, regarded by all the armed forces, both regular and irregular, as the “collateral damage” of any armed conflict, may have objectives of their own, independent of the

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The Concept of Indigenous Peoples in Asia - A Resource Book

The concept of indigenous peoples has not only been hotly debated within academic circles over the past two decades, it has been met with skepticism if not outright rejection among representatives of governments, especially in Asia and Africa. In Asia, this has lead to what has been termed "the

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United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

On September 13, 2007 the UN General Assembly adopted the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. This followed more than twenty years of discussions within the UN system. Indigenous representatives played key roles in the development of this Declaration. There are over

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UTIMUT - Past heritage - future partnerships

More than ever before, ethnic groups, peoples and nations are fighting to regain control of their lost cultural heritqge and ancestral human remains and this raises questions as to the Western museums' ownership of their foreign collections. This book, however, identifies a need to move beyond

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Rapport du Groupe de Travail de la Commission Africaine sur les Populations/Communautes Autochtones. Mission en Republique du Niger, 14 - 24 février 2006

En 2001, la Commission Africaine des droits de l'homme et des peuples a établi un groupe de travail sur les populations/communautés autochtones. Ce groupe de travail a effectué une mission en République du Niger en février 2006, et vous trouvrez ci-joint le rapport de cette visite. Le rapport

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Reclaiming Rights in Forests - Struggles of Indigenous Peoples in Thailand

Preface: Indigenous peoples who have been residing in Thailand for years face many violations of their human rights. They have been subjected to racial discrimination. They face prejudice and are looked down upon by the society. They are labeled as drug traffickers, people

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Indigenous Peoples. Keepers of our Past - Custodians of our Future

Recognition of, and respect for the basic rights and freedoms of indigenous peoples is an important subject that has received growing attention from the international community mainly in the last 25 years. Erica-Irene Daes, the author of this book has been at the heart of the international

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IWGIA Annual Report 2007

The Annual Report 2007 is a status report that describes the activities of IWGIA in 2007. You can order a copy through: Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener

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Rapport du Groupe de Travail de la Commission Africaine sur les Populations/Communautes Autochtones. Mission en Republique du Botswana, 15 – 23 juin 2005

En 2001, la Commission Africaine des droits de l'homme et des peuples a établi un groupe de travail sur les populations/communautés autochtones. Ce groupe de travail a effectué une mission en République du Botswana en juin 2005, et vous trouvrez ci-joint le rapport de cette visite. Le rapport

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Déclaration des Nations Unies sur les droits des peuples autochtones

Le 13 september 2007, l'Assemblée générale de l'ONU adoptait la Déclaration des Nations Unies sur les droits des peuples autochtones. Cette Déclaration est le résultat de plus de vingt années de discussions au sein du système des Nations Unies. Les représentants autochtones ont joué un rôle

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Frontier Encounters. Indigenous Communities and Settlers in Asia and Latin America

Poverty and the maldistribution of land in core areas of developing countries, together with state schemes for the colonization of unruly frontiers, have forced indigenous peoples and settlers into an uneasy co-existence. Presenting material from various Asian and Latin American countries,

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The Indigenous World 2008

Available as book and CD. This Yearbook covers the period January-December 2007 and provides an update on the state of affairs of indigenous peoples worldwide through country reports covering most of the indigenous world and updated information on the international and regional processes...

Indigenous Affairs 4/07 - Social Suffering

The theme of this issue of Indigenous Affairs is Social Suffering. It brings articles about issues such as diabetes among indigenous peopels, the situation of the San people in Southern Africa, the situation in Lao PDR, suicide among the Inuit youth, and the aboriginal affairs in Australia.

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Indigenous Affairs 3/07 - Migration

The theme of this issue of Indigenous Affairs is Migration. Editor: Alejandro Parellada (email: Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder...

Rapport du Groupe de Travail de la Commission Africaine sur les Populations/Communautes Autochtones. Visite de Recherche et d'Information en Republique du Congo, 5 –19 septembre 2005

En 2001, la Commission Africaine des droits de l'homme et des peuples a établi un groupe de travail sur les populations/communautés autochtones. Ce groupe de travail a effectué une visite de recherche et d'information en République du Congo en septembre 2005, et vous trouvrez ci-joint le

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Rapport du Groupe de Travail de la Commission Africaine sur les Populations/Communautes Autochtones. Visite de Recherche et d'Information en Republique du Burundi, 27 mars - 9 avril 2005

En 2001, la Commission Africaine des droits de l'homme et des peuples a établi un groupe de travail sur les populations/communautés autochtones. Ce groupe de travail a effectué une visite de recherche et d'information en République du Burundi en mars/avril 2005, et vous trouvrez ci-joint le

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Language of the Land: The Mapuche in Argentina and Chile

This is the first book in English to examine the contemporary Mapuche: their culture, their struggle for autonomy within the modern-day nation state, their religion, language and distinct identity. Leslie Ray looks back over the history of relations between the Mapuche and the Argentine and

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Indigenous Affairs 1-2/07 - First year of Evo Morales' presidency

The theme for this edition of Indigenous Affairs is the first year of Evo Morales' presidency.

Content:

Editorial
The history of a Bolivia in search of change

  • by Xavier Albó


Interview with Xavier Albó

  • by Julio Peñaloza
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Chittagong Hill Tracts White Paper. The Issues of Conflict, Human Rights, Development, and Land of the Indigenous Peoples of the Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh 2003-2006. First English version, 10 February 2009

Over the years, a number of international NGOs such as the Chittagong Hill Tracts Commission, Survival International and Amnesty International, as well as UN bodies such as the International Labor Organization (ILO) and the UN Sub-Commission on the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights have

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Report of the African Commission's Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities. Research and Information Visit to the Republic of Congo, 5 - 19 September 2005

The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights' Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities undertook a research and information visit to the Republic of Congo in September 2005. This is the report from the visit. The report gives an account of meetings held with government

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Report of the African Commission's Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities. Research and Information Visit to the Republic of Burundi, 27 March - 9 April 2005

Report from the research and information visit to the Republic of Burundi undertaken by the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights' Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities in March-April 2005. The report gives an account of meetings held with government authorities,

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The Indigenous World 2007

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
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The UN Special Rapporteur on Indigenous Peoples' Rights: Experiences and Challenges

This publication is a result of the dialogue from the International Expert Seminar on Best Practices for the Implementation of the Recommendations of the UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous peoples. The purpose is to look at the Special

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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 the 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 in Isolation in the Peruvian Amazon

This book offers a historical and anthropological perspective from which to understand the fragility of isolated indigenous groups in the face of contact with outside society. It helps us appreciate the importance, in terms of cultural and biological diversity, of safeguarding their territories

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Mundo Indígena

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