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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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Reports & Research
July 2018
Global

This report, and our campaign, is dedicated to all those individuals, communities and organisations that are bravely taking a stand to defend human rights, their land, and our environment.

207 of them were murdered last year for doing just that. On these pages we remember their names, and celebrate their activism.

Conference Papers & Reports
July 2018
Global

Land sector challenges are vast and complex. Insecure rights to land continues to affect more than 2 billion people living in urban and rural informality worldwide, with women, youth and indigenous people faring the worst. We need more strategic partnerships, at all levels, that drive innovative thinking and provide practical solutions to these tenure security challenges.

Policy Papers & Briefs
July 2018
South America
Peru

Es una recopilación ordenada y actualizada de las normas que regulan los procesos de saneamiento físico legal de la propiedad de predios rurales del Perú, tanto de comunidades campesinas como comunidades nativas.

Journal Articles & Books
June 2018
India

The booklet is part of a series of materials produced in India to raise awareness on the Voluntary Guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the Context of National Food Security (VGGT) among indigenous peoples and local authorities.

Reports & Research
May 2018
Africa

Includes the indigenous peoples of Ethiopia; Ethiopia’s dire context; food insecurity; land grabs, conflicts and food security; development by displacement I: Ethiopia’s land investment policies; table of land deals with foreign companies in Gambela since 2007; development by displacement II: Ethiopia’s villagization programme; Voluntary Guidelines; time to close the door on land grabbing in Ga

Reports & Research
May 2018
Chile

La Comunidad Mapuche o Lof Boyen Mapu Trangol II está ubicada en lacomuna o municipio de Victoria que tiene 24.000 habitantes. El estadochileno se divide actualmente en 15 regiones, que fueron numeradasdurante el régimen de Augusto Pinochet. Boyen Mapu, como llamaremosen adelante esta pequeña comunidad mapuche.

Institutional & promotional materials
May 2018
South America
Peru

La serie presenta cartillas con información actualizada de los derechos de los Pueblos Indígenas en el Perú y las normas internacionales referidas a ellos, poniendo un mayor énfasis en lo relacionado al derecho al territorio y a la tierra, desde los procesos de reconocimiento y titulación de las Comunidades Nativas.

Institutional & promotional materials
May 2018
South America
Peru

La serie presenta cartillas con información actualizada de los derechos de los Pueblos Indígenas en el Perú y las normas internacionales referidas a ellos, poniendo un mayor énfasis en lo relacionado al derecho al territorio y a la tierra, desde los procesos de reconocimiento y titulación de las Comunidades Nativas.