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Indigenous Peoples

Synonyms: 
indigenous communities
indigenous community

People whose ancestors inhabited a place or a country when persons from another culture or ethnic background arrived on the scene and dominated them through conquest, settlement, or other means and who today live more in conformity with their own social, economic, and cultural customs and traditions than those of the country of which they now form a part.

 

Source: Convention (No. 169) concerning Indigenous and Tribal Peoples in Independent Countries, UNHCHR, 1991.

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Institutional & promotional materials
January 2019
South America
Peru

El Gobierno del Perú está avanzando poco a poco en el proceso de reconocimiento y formalización de los derechos territoriales de los pueblos indígenas de la Amazonía. 

Imazon
Journal Articles & Books
January 2019
Latin America and the Caribbean
South America
Brazil
Guimarães, J., Amaral, P., Pinto, A. & Gomes, I. Preços de Produtos da Floresta: uma década de pesquisa e divulgação (p. 52). Belém: Imazon, 2019
 
Etnografica
Journal Articles & Books
January 2019
South America
Brazil

Esse artigo se propõe pensar de que forma pessoas, “almas” e “caboclos”, em suas diversas modulações, convivem e povoam o espaço de uma ilha situada no trecho submédio do rio São Francisco, no Brasil, a Ilha do Massangano.

Indigenous Land Rights and the Marginalization of the Orang Asli in Malaysia
Peer-reviewed publication
January 2019
Malaysia

Although the Orang Asli are the original, indigenous peoples of Peninsular Malaysia, they have been largely excluded from the country’s economic growth of recent decades. Rather than protect this marginalized community, state officials and private agencies regularly exploit the Orang Asli and their ancestral lands.

Institutional & promotional materials
January 2019
South America
Peru

El Gobierno del Perú está avanzando poco a poco en el proceso de reconocimiento y formalización de los derechos territoriales de los pueblos indígenas de la Amazonía. 

 Indigenous Land Titling Guide
Training Resources & Tools
January 2019
South America

Ensuring the collective survival of indigenous peoples requires guaranteeing their rights and access to traditional lands. In Colombia, indigenous peoples’ struggle for ancestral land rights has been ongoing for more than four centuries, marked by collective mobilization and pressure before official entities.

Learning Modules
Training Resources & Tools
January 2019
Global

ISA
Journal Articles & Books
January 2019
South America
Brazil

A Amazônia brasileira é a região do planeta com maior número de comunidades nativas classificadas como isoladas. No Brasil de hoje, como nos demais países da região amazônica, assiste-se a uma proliferação crescente de relatos e imagens que dão notícia de povos indígenas em situação de isolamento.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2018
Global

Community land, crucial to rural livelihood around the world, is increasingly targeted by commercial interests. Its loss can lead to environmental degradation, increased rural poverty and land disputes that last for years. Without formal legal recognition of their land rights, communities struggle to protect their land from being allocated to outside investors.