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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
June 2020
Latin America and the Caribbean

Mientras el mundo entero trata de ponerse a salvo de la pandemia, los pueblos indígenas de América Latina agonizan y algunos podrían llegar a desaparecer. El abandono estatal y la ausencia de servicios adecuados de salud integral y agua
segura los hace extremadamente vulnerables al virus que se extiende a toda velocidad por el continente.

Reports & Research
June 2020
Latin America and the Caribbean

Han pasado 30 años desde la adopción del Convenio sobre Pueblos Indígenas y Tribales, 1989 (núm.

Reports & Research
May 2020
Kenya

The implementation of the Ogiek judgment is in the hearts and the spirits of the Ogiek people and the indigenous peoples globally.

Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact’s Handbook
Manuals & Guidelines
May 2020
Global

This handbook contains basic information needed by indigenous peoples to be able to exercise their right to FPIC in the face of mining activities affecting their communities. It can be used as a reference by indigenous communities and civil society organizations in understanding and raising awareness on extractive industries and FPIC.

OPAN
Journal Articles & Books
May 2020
South America
Brazil
Nos últimos anos, o Brasil vem quebrando recordes relacionados a dimensão de suas tragédias socioambientais.
Reports & Research
April 2020
Global

Constituyendo únicamente el 5% de la población del mundo, los Pue- blos Indígenas protegen el 80% de la biodiversidad del planeta.1 Glo- balmente, muchos de los bosques que aún alberga nuestro hogar

Peer-reviewed publication
March 2020
Democratic Republic of the Congo
India
Kenya

The livelihoods of indigenous peoples, custodians of the world’s forests since time immemorial, were eroded as colonial powers claimed de jure control over their ancestral lands. The continuation of European land regimes in Africa and Asia meant that the withdrawal of colonial powers did not bring about a return to customary land tenure.

Reports & Research
March 2020
Guatemala

Estudio de caso sobre la organización comunitaria Comunitaria Tolan Juyu’ Taqaj’ y su lucha contra el Proyecto PET-1-2009 de la empresa Transportadora de Energía de Centroamérica (TRECSA). Forma parte de la serie Situación de riesgo y estrategias de autoprotección.

Imazon
Journal Articles & Books
March 2020
Latin America and the Caribbean
South America
Brazil

Este livro trata da história da Amazônia desde a chegada do homem no vale do Amazonas há mais ou menos 11000 a.C. até os dias atuais. Nele você vai poder compreender os períodos históricos seguindo a linha do tempo, a qual marca com ícones os acontecimentos mais importantes na região. Os textos do livro estão intercalados por ilustrações que representam cada época. 

Report of a Home Office fact-finding mission to Sri Lanka
Reports & Research
January 2020
Sri Lanka
United Kingdom

ABSTRACTED FROM PURPOSE OF THIS MISSION: The purpose of the mission was to gather accurate and up-to-date information from a range of sources about a number of issues concerning the treatment of Tamils including the government’s attitude to diaspora activities and the treatment of members of diaspora groups, in particular members of the Transnational Government of Tamil Eelam (TGTE).