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Leslie Ray
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.

IWGIA - 2007 June

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Report of the African Commission's Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities
Report from the country visit to Burundi undertaken by the ACHPR's Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities in March-April 2005.

African Commission for Human and Peoples Rights and IWGIA - 2007 May

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Report of the African Commission's Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities
Based on a country visit to the Republic of Congo in September 2005, the report describes the situation of the country's indigenous populations and makes recommendations to the Government, civil society organizations and the international community.

ACHPR and IWGIA - 2007 May

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African Commission for Human and Peoples Rights and IWGIA
The African Commission's Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities undertook a mission to the Republic of Botswana from 15 - 23 June 2005. The African Commission on Human and peoples' Rights adopted this report at its 38th Ordinary Session, 21 November - 5 December 2005. This publication is both in French and English.

ACHPR and IWGIA - 2007 May

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African Commission for Human and Peoples Rights and IWGIA
The African Commission's Working Group on Indigenous Populations/Communities undertook a mission to the Republic of Namibia from 26 July - 5 August 2005. The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights adopted this report at its 38th Ordinary Session, 21 November - 5 December 2005. This publication is both in French and English.

ACHPR and IWGIA - 2007 May

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African Commission for Human and Peoples Rights and IWGIA
From 14 - 24 February 2006, Working Group on Indigenous Populations / Communities (WGIP) undertook a mission to the Republic of Niger. The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights adopted this report at its 40th Ordinary Session, 15 - 29 November 2006. This publication is both in French and English.

ACHPR and IWGIA - 2007 May

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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. It serves as a starting point for discussions on indigenous peoples' rights vis-á-vis the state in the Philippines, and in Southeast Asia.

IWGIA - 2007 February

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Stefano Varese
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.

IWGIA - 2006 June

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The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (ACHPR) and IWGIA
This is a summary report of the Report of the African Commission's Working Group of Experts on Indigenous Populations/ Communities

ACHPR & IWGIA - 2006 June

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The African Commission's Advisory Opinion on the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples was the result of discussions at the 41st session in Ghana in May 2007, a time when the Declaration was debated intensely internationally. The Advisory Opinion argues that the Declaration is in line with the African Charter and the stance and jurisprudence of the African Commission on the issue of indigenous peoples’ rights.

IWGIA and ACHPR - 2006 April

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The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights (ACHPR) and IWGIA
This book is a co-production between the International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA) and the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights. It is a report drawn up by a working group established by the African Commission. It addresses the reasons why and the means by which the African Commission should deal with the protection and promotion of the human rights of indigenous peoples in Africa.

ACHPR & IWGIA - 2005 June

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Cordillera Peoples Alliance (CPA)
This volume presents the result of research on indigenous peoples' participation in local government in two Southeast Asian countries: the Philippines and Malaysia. The book compiles existing legislation affecting indigenous participation in local government in the two countries, and looks at concrete experiences with local governments.

PACOS Trust, Center for Orang Asli Concerns (COAC) & Anthrowatch - 2005 June

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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.

IWGIA - 2005 January

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

IWGIA - 2004 October

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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.

IWGIA - 2004 June

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Lola García-Alix
A handbook on the nature of the Permanent Forum for Indigenous Peoples and a guide for indigenous peoples on how to use this body.

IWGIA - 2003 June

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R.D. Munda & S. Bosu Mullick
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.

Birsa & IWGIA - 2003 June

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This issue of Indigenous Affairs focuses on the issue of indigenous poverty.

IWGIA - 2003 April

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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.

RAIPON & IWGIA - 2002 June

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This issue of Indigenous Affairs focuses on the results achieved through indigenous peoples' participation within international bodies and processes.

IWGIA - 2002 April

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Fergus MacKay
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.

Forest Peoples Programme & IWGIA - 2002 January

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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.

IWGIA - 2001 October

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Shimreichon Luithui
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.

IWGIA - 2001 June

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This book gives an impression of and some ideas and inspiration on the issue of involvement of indigenous peoples in national politics. It may be seen as the beginning of a process that will hopefully lead to further discussion and co-operation within the regions but also at an interregional level.

IWGIA - 2001 January

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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 Nunavut's autonomous life, the authors provide a clear and accurate account of a remarkable political process.

IWGIA - 2000 June

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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.

IWGIA - 2000 June

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Albert Kwokwo Barume
The book documents and discusses the case of the Twa, so-called pygmy people, of the Kahuzi-Biega forests, South Kivu Province in Eastern Congo. The particular case of the Twa of Kahuzi-Biega is presented in the African context as well as in the context of emerging and established international norms and principles of indigenous peoples rights.

The Forest Peoples Programme & IWGIA - 2000 June

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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.

IWGIA - 2000 May

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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.

1999 May

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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.

IWGIA - 1999 April

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John B. Henriksen
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.

Nordic Sámi Institute & IWGIA - 1999 April

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Florence Roulet
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.

IWGIA - 1999

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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.

Out of print!

IWGIA - 1998 May

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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.

IWGIA - 1998 April

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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.

IWGIA - 1997 May

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Tony Simpson
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.

The Forest Peoples Programme & IWGIA - 1997 April

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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.

IWGIA - 1997 April

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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!

IWGIA - 1996 May

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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!

IWGIA - 1994 May

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Proceedings of the seminar on arrangements for self-determination by indigenous peoples within national states, 10-11 February, 1994, Law Faculty, University of Amsterdam

IWGIA - 1994 April

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This book provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1992 among indigenous peoples.

IWGIA - 1993 May

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This book provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1991 among indigenous peoples.

Out of print!

IWGIA - 1992 May

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This book provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1990 among indigenous peoples.

IWGIA - 1991 May

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This book provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1989 among indigenous peoples.

IWGIA - 1990 May

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This book provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1988 among indigenous peoples.

IWGIA - 1989 May

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This book provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1987 among indigenous peoples.

IWGIA - 1988 May

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This book provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1986 among indigenous peoples.

IWGIA - 1987 May

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This document looks at self-determination from the position of the indigenous peoples of Sámiland, Greenland and northern Canada and how they can fully express this right.

IWGIA - 1987 March

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This document offers a general survey of the history and conditions of the Naga peoples who live in Nagaland on the borders of India and Burma.

IWGIA - 1986 April

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