In the light of justice : the rise of human rights in Native America and the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Xwi7xwa Library, University of British Columbia

2013
Book
Creators
Echo-Hawk, Walter R.
Description
"In 2007, the United Nations General Assembly approved the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). US endorsement in 2010 ushered in a new era of Indian law and policy. The book offers steps that societies must take to provide a more just society and heal past injustices committed against indigenous peoples."

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Alternate Title(s)
Human rights in Native America and the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Rights of Indigenous Peoples
UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
ISBN
9781555916633; 1555916635; 9781938486074; 1938486072
Contents
Foreword by S. James Anaya -- Part one: Understanding the declaration -- Chapter one: The seeds of change -- Chapter two: The making of the declaration -- Chapter three: Mounting the big horse -- Chapter four: Legal status and the declaration -- Part two: The need for the declaration -- Chapter five: The legacy of conquest -- Chapter six: Toward an American land ethic -- Chapter seven: How does the declaration affect the future of Indian law -- Chapter eight: Does United States law and policy meet UN standards? -- Part three: Implementing the declaration -- Chapter nine: March towards justice -- Chapter ten: In the light of justice -- Appendix: United Nations declaration on the rights of Indigenous peoples.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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