Publications

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Knowledge generation is an important foundation for increasing understanding and for pushing for change. In this database, you can find all of our resources, which include books, manuals, briefings, human rights reports and urgent alerts. 

United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Number of pages: 44
Region publication is about: International, Internacional
Release year: 2008
Release month/day: okt-10
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 370 million indigenous people in Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Pacific. They are among th...
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The Indigenous World 2010  

Number of pages: 632
ISBN number: 978-87-91563-75-1
Region publication is about: Africa, África, Arctic, Ártico, Asia, International, Internacional, Latin America, América Latina, Oceania, North America, América del Norte , Pacific, Pacífico, Middle East, Medio Oriente
Release year: 2010
Release month/day: apr-10
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 their insight and knowledge to the book with: - Region and country reports covering most of the indigen...
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Land Rights of Indigenous Peoples in Africa

Author: Albert Kwokwo Barume
Number of pages: 335
ISBN number: 978-87-91563-77-5
ISSN number: 0105-4503
Country publication is about: Kenya, Kenia, Tanzania
Region publication is about: Africa, África
Release year: 2010
Release month/day: maj-10
As in many other parts of the world, the indigenous peoples of Africa are increasingly being dispossessed of their ancestral lands. It started during colonial times where many of them lost their land to European settlers. It continues today where conservation interests, commercial plantations, mineral exploitations, and other economic activities are leading to encroachments, expropriations and for...
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Indigenous Affairs 3-4/09 Pastoralism

Number of pages: 70
ISSN number: 1024-3283
Country publication is about: Kenya, Kenia, Tanzania, Burkina Faso
Region publication is about: International, Internacional
Release year: 2010
Release month/day: apr-10
This issue of Indigenous Affairs focuses on the situation of the millions of indigenous peoples who are nomadic pastoralists. Nomadic pastoralists have unique cultures and make unique and productive use of harsh environments. Nomadic pastoralists the world over are, however, the subject of an unusually large number of myths and misconceptions that have led to inadequate, often hostile development ...
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Paraguay: The Case of the Ayoreo. IWGIA Report 4

Author: Unión de Nativos Ayoreo de Paraguay, Iniciativa Amotocodie
Number of pages: 44
ISBN number: 978-99953-898-2-6
Country publication is about: Paraguay, Paraguay , Chaco , Chaco
Region publication is about: Latin America, América Latina
Release year: 2010
Release month/day: maj-10
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 still living in voluntary isolation. This publication is aimed at demarcating the territory of the Ayo...
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Red Spotted Ox: a Pokot life

Author: Pat Robbins
Number of pages: 370
ISBN number: 978-87-91563-70-6
ISSN number: 0105-4503
Country publication is about: Kenya, Kenia, Uganda
Region publication is about: Africa, África
Release year: 2010
Release month/day: mar-10
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 recounting his fights with lions and enemies, initiation rites, raids, scandals, romances, sorcery and celebrations. T...
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Peru: A Chronicle of Deception. IWGIA Report 5

Author: Research Team of ODECOFROC
Number of pages: 62
ISBN number: 978-87-91563-73-7
ISSN number: 0105-4503
Country publication is about: Peru, Perú
Region publication is about: Latin America, América Latina
Release year: 2009
Release month/day: dec-09
This report argues and demonstrates that the Peruvian government acted in bad faith by modifying the original proposal to create the Ichigkat Muja National Park agreed upon with the Awajún and Wampís indigenous communities of the District of El Cenepa, Department of Amazonas, Peru. The proposal to create a protected natural area in the Cordillera del Cóndor, the traditional land of these people...
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About IWGIA

IWGIA - International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs - is a global human rights organisation dedicated to promoting, protecting and defending indigenous peoples’ rights. Read more.

Indigenous World

IWGIA's global report, the Indigenous World, provides an update of the current situation for indigenous peoples worldwide. The Indigenous World 2019.

Contact IWGIA

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DK 1422 Copenhagen
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Phone: (+45) 53 73 28 30
E-mail: iwgia@iwgia.org
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