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The Indigenous World 1995-96

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Compiled and edited by Marianne Jensen
Number of pages: 288
ISSN number: 1024-0217
Publication language: 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

Publisher: World Rainforest Movement, IWGIA et Survival International (France)
Author: Jerome Lewis et Judy Knight
Number of pages: 118
ISSN number: 0105-6387
Publication language: 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, Forests, and Biodiversity: Indigenous Peoples and the Global Environmental Agenda

Publisher: International Alliance of Indigenous-Tribal Peoples of the Tropical Forests & IWGIA
Author: International Alliance of Indigenous-Tribal Peoples of the Tropical Forests
Number of pages: 197
ISSN number: 1024-0217
Publication language: English
Region publication is about: International, Internacional
Financially supported by: Moral and financial support of BothEnds, DANIDA, DGIS, the Netherlands Committee for IUCN, NORAD, NOVIB, OXFAM, SWISSAID, and WWF
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

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Robert K. Hitchcock
Number of pages: 101
ISBN number: 87-90730-90-1
Publication language: 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

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Editor: Christian Erni
Number of pages: 224
ISBN number: 978-87-90730-89-5
Publication language: 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. Selected Documents, Letters, and Articles.

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Compiled and edited by Alexander Pika, Jens Dahl and Inge Larsen
Number of pages: 291
ISBN number: 87-98071-74-7
Publication language: 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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The Indigenous World 1994-95

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Compiled and edited by Marianne Jensen and Inger Sjørslev
Number of pages: 250
ISSN number: 1024-0217
Publication language: 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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The Explosion of Communities in Chiapas

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: June Nash, George A. Collier, Rosalva Aída Hernández Castillo, Kathleen Sullivan, Ma. Eugenia Santana E., Christine Marie Kovic, Marie-Odile Marion, Hermann Bellinghausen
Number of pages: 144
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Mexico, México
Region publication is about: Latin America, América Latina
Release year: 1995
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: Assessment of the Situation of the Twa and Promotion of Twa Rights in Post-War Rwanda

Publisher: World Rainforest Movement and IWGIA
Author: Jerome Lewis and Judy Knight
Number of pages: 112
ISSN number: 0105-6387
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Rwanda, Ruanda
Region publication is about: Africa, África
Release year: 1995
Assessment of the situation of the Twa and promotion of Twa rights in post-war Rwanda.
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The Indigenous World 1993-94

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Compiled and edited by Alejandro Parellada, Andrew Gray and Jens Dahl
Number of pages: 195
ISSN number: 0105-6387
Publication language: 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.
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'Life Is not Ours' - Land and Human Rights in the Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh - Update 2

Publisher: IWGIA & The Chittagong Hill Tracts Commission
Author: The Chittagong Hill Tracts Commission
Number of pages: 51
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Bangladesh
Region publication is about: Asia
Release year: 1994
Release month / day: Apr-07
In March 1992, the Chittagong Hill Tracts Commission published an Update of its May 1991 report 'Life Is Not Ours; Land and Human Rights in the Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh.' Since the publication of the Update the situation in the Chittagong Hill Tracts has reached a new stage. From August 1992 a cease-fire has been in effect and in November 1992 negotiations commenced between the Governmen...
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Hawai'i: Return to Nationhood

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Editors: Ulla Hasager & Jonathan Friedman
Number of pages: 329
ISSN number: 0105-6387
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: United States of America, Estados Unidos
Region publication is about: Oceania, Pacific, Pacífico
Financially supported by: The Solstice Foundation, Denmark
Release year: 1994
IWGIA has published over the years on developments in Hawai 'i, with pieces by some of the contributors to the present document. This is the firs t full fledged attempt to present the Hawaiian situation to the international community. It covers both the his tory of Hawai 'i, the general situation today and a number of case studies documenting but a few of the many struggles that are taking place. ...
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Indigenous Peoples' Experiences with Self-Government: Proceedings of the seminar on arrangements for self-determination by Indigenous Peoples within national states, 10 and 11 February, 1994, Law Faculty, University of Amsterdam

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Edited by W.J. Assies and A.J. Hoekema
Number of pages: 215
ISSN number: 0105-6387
Publication language: English
Region publication is about: International, Internacional
Financially supported by: The Department of Foreign Affairs of The Netherlands (Directorate for Development Cooperation), and The Law Faculty of Amsterdam University
Release year: 1994
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Grenzenlos

Publisher: IWGIA-Schweiz
Number of pages: 19
Publication language: German
Country publication is about: International; internacional
Release year: 1993
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Yearbook 1992

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Compiled and edited by Jens Dahl, Alejandro Parellada and Teresa Aparicio
Number of pages: 229
ISSN number: 0105-6387
Publication language: English
Region publication is about: Africa, África, Arctic, Ártico, Asia, Latin America, América Latina, North America, América del Norte , Pacific, Pacífico
Release year: 1993
This book provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1992 among indigenous peoples.
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IWGIA Newsletter 2/93

Publisher: IWGIA
Number of pages: 64
ISSN number: 0105-6387
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: North Africa, Mali, Namibia, Zaïre, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Sudan
Region publication is about: International; internacional
Release year: 1993
Release month / day: Jun
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"...Never drink from the same cup." Proceedings of the conference on Indigenous Peoples in Africa. Tune, Denmark, 1993

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Editors: Hanne Veber, Jens Dahl, Fiona Wilson and Espen Wæhle
Number of pages: 328
ISBN number: 978-87-90730-96-3
ISSN number: 0105-6387
Publication language: English
Region publication is about: Africa, África
Release year: 1993
The present volume contains the papers that came out of a con­ference on "The Question of Indigenous Peoples in Africa" jointly organised by The International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA) and the Centre for Development Research (CDR) in Co­penhagen. It is not the intention that the papers contained in this volume provide an exhaustive tour of indigenous groups of people in Afr...
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The Indigenous World 1992

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Jens Dahl, Alejandro Parellada, Teresa Aparicio
Number of pages: 116
ISSN number: 0105-6387
Publication language: English
Region publication is about: Africa, África, Arctic, Ártico, Asia, Latin America, América Latina, North America, América del Norte , Pacific, Pacífico
Release year: 1993
Release month / day: Apr
This book provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1992 among indigenous peoples in Asia, Africa, the Arctic, the Pacific and the Americas. Out of print!
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Yearbook 1991

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Compiled and edited by Jens Dahl and Alejandro Parellada
Number of pages: 225
ISSN number: 0105-6387
Publication language: English
Region publication is about: Africa, África, Arctic, Ártico, Asia, Latin America, América Latina, North America, América del Norte , Pacific, Pacífico
Release year: 1992
This book provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1991 among indigenous peoples.
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'Life Is not Ours' - Land and Human Rights in the Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh - An Update of the May 1991 Report

Publisher: IWGIA & The Chittagong Hill Tracts Commission
Author: The Chittagong Hill Tracts Commission
Number of pages: 36
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Bangladesh
Region publication is about: Asia
Release year: 1992
Release month / day: Mar-07
When the Chittagong Hill Tracts Commission visited the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) in December 1990 1 the autocratic regime of President Ershad had just been overthrown by a popular uprising. After a short transitional period, under acting President Justice Shahabuddin Ahmed, parliamentary elections were held on February 27 1991. The elections were won by the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) le...
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Roads, Indians and Environment in the Amazon: From Central Brazil to the Pacific

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Mauro Leonel
Number of pages: 155
ISSN number: 0105-6387
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Brazil, Brasil
Region publication is about: Latin America, América Latina
Release year: 1992
This document conatains an unedited work of high scientific value on the consequences of the contruction of the Amazonian highways on indigenous populations, non-indigenous people who also use the Amazon and on the environment. Translation from Portuguese: Edda Frost and Sam Poole  
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Indfødte Folk

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Jens Dahl
Number of pages: 60
ISBN number: 87-984110-1-2
Publication language: Danish
Region publication is about: International, Internacional
Release year: 1992
Release month / day: feb-92
Den 12. oktober 1992 var det 500 år siden Columbus kom til Amerika. Med Columbus' færd over havet var grunden lagt til koloniseringen af den oprindelige indfødte befolkning - indianerne i Nord- og Sydamerika. For 500 år siden tilhørte Amazonas regnskovsindianerne. I dag er indianerne i Amazonas - som indfødte folk over hele kloden - truet af nybyggere, guldgravere, tømmerbaroner osv. Med ek...
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Yearbook 1990

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Compiled and edited by Teresa Aparicio
Number of pages: 282
ISSN number: 0902-6266
Publication language: English
Region publication is about: Africa, África, Arctic, Ártico, Asia, Latin America, América Latina, North America, América del Norte , Pacific, Pacífico
Release year: 1991
This book provides an overview of the present situation and crucial developments in 1990 among indigenous peoples.
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'Life Is not Ours' - Land and Human Rights in the Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh

Publisher: IWGIA & The Chittagong Hill Tracts Commission
Author: The Chittagong Hill Tracts Commission
Number of pages: 110
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Bangladesh
Region publication is about: Asia
Release year: 1991
Release month / day: May-07
The Chittagong Hill Tracts Commission is an independent body established to investigate allegations of human rights violations in the hill region of southeast Bangladesh. In November 1990, the Commission received permission from the governments of India and Bangladesh to visit the Chittagong Hill Tracts (CHT) and the camps in Tripura where people forced to flee their homes in the Hill Tracts now l...
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Between the Spice of Life and the Melting Pot: Biodiversity Conservation and its Impact on Indigenous Peoples

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Andrew Gray
Number of pages: 74
ISSN number: 0105-6387
Publication language: English
Release year: 1991
When the survival of the rainfores is under discussion, the rights of indigenous peoples are too often ignored, treated as a low priority or relegated to the footnotes of glossy report. Indigenous peoples have demonstrated that they are the best conservers of their environment which they use and manage according to their own cultural premises. In addition indigenous peoples consider themselves as ...
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