Tag Archives: UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Columbia Law School Indigenous Peoples Working Conference

COLUMBIA LAW SCHOOL PRESENTS A WORKING CONFERENCE  Identity and Implementation: The Next Ten Years of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People Walter Echohawk, lunchtime keynote speaker Saturday, November 4, 2017  Columbia Law School, 435 West 116th … Continue reading

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Webcast: The Tenth Anniversary of the Adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (Sept. 13-14, 2017)

The Tenth Anniversary of the Adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples 13–14 September 2017 ● Boulder, Colorado Webcast will be live from 9 am to 4pm on 13 September  Mountain Daylight Time (UTC -6) … Continue reading

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Ending Violence Against Indigenous Women as a Step Toward Empowerment – Event

Link to the announcement here TOGETHER WE ARE STRONGER: Ending Violence Against Indigenous Women as a Step Towards Empowerment SAVE THE DATE Wednesday, March 15, 2017 10:30 a.m. Salvation Army 221 E 52nd St. (Downstairs Room) New York, NY 10022 … Continue reading

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Carolina Academic Press Book Announcement — Graham & Van Zyl-Chavarro: “Education, Media, and the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples”

Here: Education, Media, and the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Lorie M. Graham & Amy Van Zyl-Chavarro Education and media are important societal tools for sustaining and transmitting cultures. Yet for Indigenous Peoples, just the opposite has been true … Continue reading

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International Law Panel at Fed Bar 2014

Tim Coulter, Angelique EagleWoman, Tracey LeBeau, Bill Rice, Rebecca Tsosie

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New Scholarship on Explaining the Difference between Self-Determination and Self-Government

Cheryl L. Daytec has published “Fraternal Twins with Different Mothers: Explaining Differences between Self-Determination and Self-Government Using the Indian Tribal Sovereignty Model as Context” in the Minnesota Journal of International Law; also on SSRN. Here is the abstract: There are … Continue reading

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USA / Indigenous peoples: UN expert urges respect for the rights of Cherokee child in custody dispute

Here. Response from the U.S. Mission to the UN here. GENEVA (10 September 2013) – The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, James Anaya, today called on the relevant state, federal and tribal authorities in the … Continue reading

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International Treaty to Protect the Sacred from Tar Sands Projects

Text here. Video here. Legal analysis on the import of the treaty from the international law scholars at Opinio Juris, here. An excerpt: Beyond the U.S. law, there’s also a fairly interesting issue of how international law regards this sort … Continue reading

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UN Indigenous Rights Special Rapporteur Calls for Dialogue with Canadian Aboriginal Rights Protesters

Here. An excerpt: The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, James Anaya, urged the Government of Canada and Aboriginal leaders to undertake meaningful dialogue in light of First Nations protests and a month-long hunger strike by … Continue reading

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Student Article Recommending Applying UNDRIP to Indian Tribes

The Virginia Law Review has published “Closing the Accountability Gap for Indian and Alaska Native Tribes.” Here is the abstract: The recognition of the right of Indian tribes to self-determination in federal and international law generates strong protections for tribal … Continue reading

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