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Aboriginal Rights and the Sovereignty of Countries

By: c Denhez

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Introduction. The overwhelming majority of countries in the world have uncertain boundaries. The majority of countries claim sovereignty to areas which are subject to challenge by other countries. Even among close allies, such as Canada and the United States, there are disagreements over issues such as maritime boundaries.

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Aboriginal Rights and the Sovereignty of Countries

By: Marc Denhez

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Excerpt: The majority of countries claim sovereignty to areas which are subject to challenge by other countries. Even among close allies, such as Canada and the United States, there are disagreements over issues such as maritime boundaries.

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Right to Land and to Natural Resources

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Excerpt: The Grand Council of the Crees of Quebec represents the nine Cree communities that comprise the Cree Nation in Quebec, Canada. These Cree Bands have since time immemorial lived in the subarctic region of the Eastern shore of James Bay. We are indigenous people who hunt, fish, and trap as a way of life. In the early 1970's the Government of Quebec, a provincial government within Canada, began the construction of a major hydroelectric project that would flood a la...

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Review of Developments Pertaining to the Promotion and Protection ...

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Addendum: The present document contains the communication received from the International Labour Office. International labour office [30 June 1988] [Original: English] revision of convention NO. 107: steps to come. At its 75th Session in June 1988 the International Labour Conference held the first of two discussions leading to the revision of the ILO's Indigenous and Tribal Populations Convention, 1957 (No. 107).

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Excerpt: This document contains information on the Four Directions Council and Inuit Circumpolar Conference.

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Excerpt: This document contains information on Byelorussian Soviet Socialist Republic and Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.

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Excerpt: The geographical and demographic background of the Tremembe of Almofala and Varjota.

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Review of Developments Pertaining to the Promotion and Protection ...

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Introduction: By its resolution 1982/34 of 7 May 1982, the Economic and Social Council authorized the Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities to establish annually a working group on indigenous populations to review developments pertaining to the promotion and protection of the human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous populations, including information requested by the Secretary-General annually, and to give special attentio...

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Review of Developments Pertaining to the Promotion and Protection ...

Government Reference and International Publications of the Center For World Indigenous Studies :

Introduction: In resolution 1982/34, of 7 May 1982, the Economic and Social Council authorized the Subcommission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities to establish annually a working group on indigenous populations to review developments pertaining to the promotion and protection of the human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous populations, together with information requested annually by the Secretary-General, and to give special attentio...

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Review of Developments Pertaining to the Promotion and Protection ...

Government Reference and International Publications of the Center For World Indigenous Studies :

Introduction: In resolution 1982/34, of 7 May 1982, the Economic and Social Council authorized the Subcommission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities to establish annually a working group on indigenous populations to review developments pertaining to the promotion and protection of the human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous populations, together with information requested annually by the Secretary-General, and to give special attentio...

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Excerpt: 1. The coca plant is as old as man. The cultivation and consumption of its leaves, which were considered sacred by pre-Columbian civilizations goes back over 4,000 years. Of greatest significance is the fact that over time the shrub has become an integral part of Andean culture and today, as in the past, it represents the material and spiritual force underlying the identity of the indigenous peoples.

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Excerpt: At its thirteenth session, the Working Group on Indigenous Populations decided to consider the question of health and indigenous peoples as a sub-item of its agenda item on the review of developments. The decision was welcomed by the Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities in its resolution 1995/38 of 24 August 1995 and the Secretary- General was requested to invite Governments and intergovernmental, indigenous and non-governm...

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Excerpt: Addendum Indigenous Missionary Council [Original: Portuguese] [20 May 1996] 1. Of the various forms of aggression against indigenous peoples, disease is perhaps the most widespread and the least heeded. An analysis of the health situation of the indigenous peoples points to a sad reality: the high incidence of epidemics and endemic diseases, the increase in the occurrence and extent of especially infectious/ contagious diseases, the growth of rates of mortality ...

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Review of Developments Pertaining to the Promotion and Protection ...

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Excerpt: In resolution 1982/34 of 7 May 1982, the Economic and Social Council authorized the Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities to establish annually a working group on indigenous populations to review developments pertaining to the promotion and protection of the human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous populations, together with information requested annually by the Secretary-General, and to give special attention to ...

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Review of Developments Pertaining to the Promotion and Protection ...

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Excerpt: In resolution 1982/34 of 7 May 1982, the Economic and Social Council authorized the Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities to establish annually a working group on indigenous populations to review developments pertaining to the promotion and protection of the human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous populations, together with information requested annually by the Secretary-General, and to give special attention to ...

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Resolution on West Papua

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Excerpt: We, the delegates to the Conference of the Indigenous-Tribal Peoples of the Tropical Forests gathered from 12-15 February 1992 in Penang, Malaysia, declare our commitment and solidarity with the struggle of the Moi people of West Papua

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Resolution on the Recognition of the Regional Borders of Scania

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Excerpt: Recognizing that Sweden now has become a member of the European Union and now is attempting to divide Sweden into regions within the structures of the regional policy of the European Union; concerned about Sweden's attempts to divide the historical region of Scania into different parts and add some of these parts to adjoining regions; concerned that Sweden's activities in dividing the Scanian territory will cause further serious identity problems among the Scanian people;

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Resolution of Dine Bikeya Committee of Teesto Chapter Reaffirming ...

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Excerpt: 1. Dine Bikeya Committee is a recognized entity both at the Chapter and Tribal Government levels that is established to advocate and provide direction for the people subject to the Relocation Law P.L. 93-531 as amended by P.L. 96-305 and other subsequent amendments; and 2. We maintain that these laws violate our basic human right to freedom of religion, as well as our other human rights; and 3. The Navajo residents of the Hopi Partitioned Lands have endured and ...

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