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Indigenous Affairs 1-2/2010 - Development and Customary Law

This issue of Indigenous Affairs is a combined issue that brings together a mixture of different articles and perspectives on development, self-determination and the role of customary law. The articles touch upon indigenous peoples' economic, legal, social and political development.


Development and Customary Law - by Jens Dahl and Geneviève Rose

Application of Indigenous Peoples’ Customary Law to Protect their land rights in Africa - by George Mukundi Wachira

Customary Law and Conflict Resolution Among Kenya’s Pastoralist Communities - by Abraham Korir Sing’oei

The Emancipatory Potential of Customary Law for the rights of Women to Access Land - by Wilmien Wicomb

Self-determined Development of Indigenous Peoples - by John Bamba

Indigenous Peoples and Customary Law in Sabah, Malaysia - by Jannie Lasimbang

Defining Custom - Colonial Interpretation and Manipulation of Indigenous Customs in India - by Asoka Kumar Sen

“Living Well” - The Indigenous Latin American Perspective - by Mirna Cunningham

Mother Earth and “Living Well” - New Analytical and Strategic Paradigms for Indigenous Struggles - by Efrain Jaramillo

Happiness as a Quality of Life Indicator - by Alberto Chirif

Indigenous Justice in Bolivia in the Context of the Plurinational State - by Elba Flores Gonzáles

The Indigenous Human Right to Development - by Dalee Sambo Dorough

The Status of Indigenous Peoples of the Russian Peoples in the Context of Legal Pluralism - by Natalya Novikova


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Publisher: IWGIA

2010 December
Jens Dahl and Geneviève Rose
94 pages
ISSN: 1024-3283