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We are still here

Patrick Thornberry

in Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

Published by Manchester University Press

Published in print August 2002 | ISBN: 9780719037931
Published online July 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781781700617 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7228/manchester/9780719037931.003.0002
We are still here

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This chapter presents raw statistics which claim to account for an indigenous world. It begins with a discussion of the identities and names of indigenous peoples. It then considers debates over the question of how many indigenous populations exist on the planet, followed by a discussion of the rights abuses and other assaults upon the dignity experienced by indigenous peoples. It describes the Working Group on Indigenous Populations, a Permanent Forum for Indigenous People, the draft Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, summits, and regional organizations.

Keywords: indigenous peoples; human rights abuses; dignity; Working Group on Indigenous Populations; Permanent Forum for Indigenous People

Chapter.  9879 words. 

Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945)

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