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indigenous peoples' lands

territory whose owners legitimacy is drawn from prior occupancy (founding fathers).

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Journal Articles & Books
January 2010
Global

In many Asian, African, and South American nations, indigenous people are being driven from their homes: Government authorities are leasing hundreds of thousands of hectares of land belonging to indigenous people who only in the rarest of cases possess deeds to the land that are recognised by the authorities.

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Journal Articles & Books
January 2010
South America
Brazil

Sabe-se que o processo de ocupação econômica, pós-1970, foi extremamente prejudicial ao meio ambiente e às populações tradicionais da região Amazônica, persistindo ainda hoje as imensas dificuldades de reprodução das famílias no interior da floresta.

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Journal Articles & Books
January 2010
Latin America and the Caribbean
Brazil

The set of problems involving land property in Latin America has been the subject of controversy, legislation and political struggle ever since the occupation of its territory by the European colonizers in the post-Mercantilism era.

Journal Articles & Books
January 2010
Colombia

In this paper, we discuss ties between territoriality, and the construction of an indigenous identity and their own land-related judicial institutions, based on the case study on the indigenous community settled on reservation Cañamomo-Lomaprieta, located in the localities of Riosucio and Supía, department of Caldas, Colombia.

Journal Articles & Books
December 2009
United States of America

Indigenous people inhabit approximately 85% of areas designated for biodiversity conservation worldwide. They also continue to struggle for recognition and preservation of cultural identities, lifestyles, and livelihoods--a struggle contingent on control and protection of traditional lands and associated natural resources (hereafter, self-determination).

Policy Papers & Briefs
August 2009
Bolivia

Este documento contiene información, análisis, doctrina, legislación comparada y propuestas normativas, relativas al diseño de implementación de autonomías indígenas según la tipología de casos. Los objetivos específicos de la investigación fueron tres: 1.

Landless movement around the world
Journal Articles & Books
July 2008
Africa
South Africa
South America
Brazil

O artigo busca, por meio da análise da atuação do Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra (no Brasil) e do Landless People´s Movement (na África do Sul), analisar as formas emergentes que o Estado adquire nesses dois contextos sociais.

International Conventions or Treaties
May 2008
Global
Brazil

A Assembléia Geral, Tomando nota da recomendação que figura na resolução 1/2 do Conselho dos Direitos Humanos, de 29 de junho de 2006, na qual o Conselho aprovou o texto da Declaração das Nações Unidas sobre os Direitos dos Povos Indígenas, Recordando sua resolução 61/178, de 20 de dezembro de 2006, em que decidiu adiar o exame e a adoção de medidas sobre a Declaração a fim de dispor de mais te