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  Indigenous peoples - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Indigenous peoples may often be used in preference to these or other terms, as a neutral replacement where these terms may have taken on negative or pejorative connotations by their prior association and use.
Indigenous societies may be either essentially settled in a given location or exhibit a nomadic lifestyle across a large territory.
Indigenous peoples of the American continents are broadly recognised as being those groups and their descendants who inhabited the region before the arrival of European colonizers and settlers (i.e., Pre-Columbian).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Indigenous_people   (4237 words)

  
 Indigenous peoples - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
Indigenous societies range from those who have been significantly exposed to the colonizing or expansionary activities of other societies (example: the Maya of Central America) through to those who as yet remain in comparative isolation from any external influence (example: remote highland communities of New Guinea).
When the Spanish conquistadors invaded the new land, the indigenous behavior is portrayed as welcoming, friendly, and humble human being, but in actuallity the majority of the submissive attitude towards the Spanish was because they feared the strength of the Spaniards.
indigenous communities from India, Brazil, and Malaysia and some NGOs such as and), indigenous peoples may be victims of biopiracy when they are subjected to unauthorised use of their biological resources, of their traditional knowledge on these biological resources, of unequal share of benefits between them and a patent holder.
www.bucyrus.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Indigenous_people   (3114 words)

  
 Indigenous peoples - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
Indigenous peoples are sometimes referred to as aborigines, native peoples, first peoples, first nations or as autochthonous, a Greek term that means "sprung from the earth".
Furthermore, it has been pointed out that indigenous peoples are not necessarily any more self-sufficient or in tune with nature, and that indigenous peoples have themselves created environmental disasters such as those experienced by Easter Island, the Maya civilization, or the disappearance of Australian and North American megafauna.
indigenous communities from India, Brazil, and Malaysia and some NGOs, such as GRAIN, ETC and Third World Network), indigenous peoples may be victims of biopiracy when they are submitted to unauthorised use of their biological resources, of their traditional knowledge on these biological resources, of unequal share of benefits between them and a patent holder.
open-encyclopedia.com /Indigenous_peoples   (1442 words)

  
 Learn more about Indigenous people in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
Indigenous people is a term applied to what explorers and anthropologists, especially from Europe, used to call "primitive tribes".
Furthermore, it has been pointed out that indigenous people are not necessarily any more self-sufficient or in tune with nature, and that indigenous peoples have themselves created environmental disasters such as Easter Island, Maya, or the disappearance of North American megafauna.
indigenous communities from India, Brasil, and Malaysia and some NGOs, such as GRAIN, ETC and Third World Network), indigenous people may be victims of biopiracy when they are submitted to unauthorised use of their biological resources, of their traditional knowledge on these biological resources, of unequal share of benefits between them and a patent holder.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /i/in/indigenous_people.html   (1122 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Indigenous people
"Indigenous communities, peoples and nations are those which, having a historical continuity with pre- Invasion is a military action consisting of troops entering a foreign land (a nation or territory, or part of that), often resulting in the invading power occupying the area, whether briefly or for a long period.
conquistadors invaded the new land, the indigenous behavior is portrayed as welcoming, friendly, and humble human being, but in actuallity the majority of the submissive attitude towards the Spanish was because they feared the strength of the Spaniards.
Northern indigenous peoples of Russia: over 30 distinct tribes, each with their own language and culture in Siberian Russia is a federation which consists of 89 subjects (Russian: субъект(ы); English transliteration: subyekty, sing.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Indigenous-people   (9510 words)

  
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Indigenous peoples should be made visible in the MDG reports in countries where they are found, the Secretary-General’s report on the 5 year review of the Millenium Declaration and the MDGs, and reports of intergovernmental bodies.
Indigenous representatives have be involved in designing, identifying variables, indicators, and choosing the questions to be asked, as well as in gathering and analysing data.
Indigenous peoples are already implementing their own visions of development which are captured in concepts and programs called, “autonomous development”, “development with identity”, “life-projects”, etc. Governments, intergovernmental bodies, NGOs and the private sector should ensure that they do not contribute in undermining these efforts.
www.un.org /esa/socdev/unpfii/news/MDGs/Corpuz_ECOSOC_MDGs.doc   (1385 words)

  
 Tourism, Local Communities, and Biodiversity: News
Since traditional values, rights and the very fabric of Indigenous Peoples systems have been neglected, the Conference, among other things, called for non-cooperation with the IYE and demanded that all opening up of new areas as ecotourism destinations and any unfinished projects in the name of the IYE be stopped.
The purpose of this interfaith dialogue was therefore to link the debate on the problems of globalisation and tourism with the lives of Indigenous Peoples.
Indigenous Peoples are becoming increasingly vulnerable to exploitation by bioprospectors and biopirates, where traditional wisdom and knowledge and natural resources have been expropriated for business interests.
www.iz3w.org /forum/news/4.html   (1570 words)

  
 European Network for Indigenous Australian Rights: information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
The Maori Party is born of the dreams and aspirations of tangata whenua to achieve self-determination for whanau, hapu and iwi within their own land; to speak with a strong, independent and united voice; and to live according to kaupapa handed down by their ancestors.
An alliance of grassroots indigenous peoples whose mission is to protect the sacredness of Mother Earth from contamination and exploitation by strengthening maintaining and respecting the traditional teachings and the natural laws.
Its goal is to promote the pacific co-existence between indigenous or autochthonous people, the national governments and other members of society by developing and supporting different projects.
www.eniar.org /info/links4.html   (977 words)

  
 Dialogue Between Nations - Coverage from the UN Permanent Forum
Indigenous women were the hardest hit, as they now had to walk more miles in search of firewood and water.
Indigenous exchanges with the Bank had not led it to carry out its responsibilities with respect to the human rights of indigenous peoples.
In this dialogue, the recent attack and murder of Kuna Elders in Panama is the subject of discussion.
www.dialoguebetweennations.com /N2N/PFII/English/03Dialogues.htm   (2221 words)

  
 National Voices: Representing Indigenous Peoples in Canada and Australia
The aim of the Federation Dialogues Series is to bring together, in public conversation, eminent Canadians and Australians to discuss topics of interest to the two countries.
We believe the Federation Dialogues Series has reinforced the relationship between Canadians and Australians through the exchange of ideas and an active and vibrant dialogue.
Dialogue is a key theme in our High Commission’s public affairs program in Australia.
www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca /australia/national_voices-en.asp   (1358 words)

  
 STATEMENTS TO PERMANENT FORUM ON INDIGENOUS ISSUES
She stressed that indigenous people must be direct players and actors participating in their own development, which would ensure their cultural identity.
When the Forum could not apply a sense of universality to the rights of indigenous people, or could not deal with certain situations, those cases should be passed on to powers that could, he said.  The Forum should be willing to examine all cases and give those indigenous people due process.
She recommended that the Forum respect the human rights of indigenous people and recognize their right to self-determination; adopt the Declaration of the Rights of the Indigenous Peoples without delay; declare another international decade for indigenous peoples; and set up a coordinated unit for economic and social development within the Forum Secretariat.
www.un.org /News/Press/docs/2003/hr4662.p2.doc.htm   (997 words)

  
 Bulletin # 27
But the Liberals also drew support from indigenous mobilizations, as has been shown by the study of Florencia Mallón in Puebla and Morelos, when communal leaders were able to appropriate the liberal discourse of free municipal governments and equality of opportunity for their own purposes of local governance and economic autonomy.
The Department of Indigenous Affairs was dismantled, programs of bilingual education lost their priority, and indigenous communities were put under the political vigilance of the peasant branch of the official party, the PRI.
Indigenous reunions continued to give voice to dissidents and to create space for open discussion of the policies of multiculturalism and ethnic autonomy.
www.newschool.edu /centers/tcds/bul027.htm   (5077 words)

  
 Indigenous Dialogues -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
The Indigenous Dialogues Foundation (Indiĝenaj Dialogoj or ID) is an international organisation which seeks to empower organisations of (Click link for more info and facts about indigenous peoples) indigenous peoples worldwide to communicate directly, freely, and affordably, allowing them to more effectively work together for their common interests.
ID provides (A computer network consisting of a worldwide network of computer networks that use the TCP/IP network protocols to facilitate data transmission and exchange) internet connectivity and teaches courses in (An artificial language based as far as possible on words common to all the European languages) Esperanto as an international bridge language.
ID is supported by a number of international organizations, banks, governments, and private individuals, and is pursuing possible ties with (An agency of the United Nations that promotes education and communication and the arts) UNESCO.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/i/in/indigenous_dialogues.htm   (144 words)

  
 2004 Tamejavi Festival - Fresno, California
Central Valley Indigenous peoples from the Americas (Mexico and California) come together to announce the release of a historic book ("memoria"), titled "Symposium on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples of the Americas", which describes cultural dialogues they experienced with one another.
Indigenous peoples have endured 513 years of colonization and yet there is evidence of many thriving communities, cultures, and traditions throughout the Americas.
The memoria documents the dialogues and conversations that took place at a symposium held in the summer of 2004.
www.tamejavi.org   (3034 words)

  
 World Trade Organization and Indigenous Peoples
So the picture is not very good for indigenous peoples struggling to have their rights to their indigenous knowledge and cultural heritage because powerful economic and political interests are behind the efforts to undermine our rights.
After questions were clarified, the indigenous participants were asked to share what they think are the impacts of liberalization and globalization in their countries and on the indigenous peoples.
The Working Group is envisioned as an informal body which is composed indigenous peoples and advocates who are committing some of their time and efforts in understanding more what is the WTO and its Agreements and how these are linked to globalization and liberalization.
www.ienearth.org /world_trade_org.html   (3941 words)

  
 paper186   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
Tayac explained that as indigenous people were moved off of the land and into wage labor for export commodities, they became very dependant on the world trade system that collapsed with the Depression of 1929.
Many indigenous people were massacred and those that survived by fleeing lost the little land they had had Right now the most urgent projects are around getting people back on their lands and creating sustainable development and environmental protection in those areas.
In recognizing the relationship between indigenous people and their environment, the conference recommends that "national and international efforts to implement environmentally sound and sustainable development should recognize, accommodate, promote and strengthen the role of indigenous people and their communities." (UN, 1992).
people.ucsc.edu /~vague/paper186.html   (2289 words)

  
 Resources on the Pashtun
Although an indigenous population of the region passed...
...population is a rich blend of indigenous tribes and...
The Pashtuns (also Pushtun, Pakhtun, ethnic Afghan, or Pathan) are an ethno-linguistic group of eastern Iranian stock, living primarily in eastern and southern Afghanistan, the NWFP Province and Baluchistan with large colonies found in Karachi, Islamabad and Lahore in Pakistan.
www.mongabay.com /indigenous_ethnicities/asian/Pashtun.html   (2586 words)

  
 Indigenous children not faring well in school - Jun. 09, 2004
INDIGENOUS children have not been faring well in their classes, and the controversial high school bridge program is showing the government just how bad.
But an indigenous people lobby group said the results reflect more than a public school teacher's flawed skill.
The government may already be dealing with a generation where indigenous children prefer to stay home rather than spend a day of racial discrimination in school, said Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, executive director of the research group Tebtebba Foundation.
www.inq7.net /reg/2004/jun/09/reg_5-1.htm   (493 words)

  
 Working Group 2 Intervention, CBD COP6
For us indigenous peoples, the principle of free and prior informed consent, is really at the heart of what we are fighting for in the CBD and other intergovernmental bodies.
For indigenous peoples to effectively play this role it is crucial that their free and prior informed consent should be obtained before access and use of these knowledge and resources are sought.
We appreciate the efforts of the WIPO to have dialogues with indigenous peoples and local communities on how to protect their traditional knowledge.
www.tebtebba.org /tebtebba_files/susdev/bdv/cbdcop6.html   (908 words)

  
 API Network   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
He is a former member of the editorial board of The Australian Educational Researcher and current member of the editorial board of the Journal of Indigenous Policy.
He was appointed by the Federal Minister for Indigenous Affairs as a member of a Review Panel required by Section 141 of the ATSIC Act to review the ATSIC electoral boundaries and systems.
Indigenous Knowledge Systems: Current practices to document Indigenous Knowledge across the globe and in Australia.
www.api-network.com /arn/nakatam.html   (1216 words)

  
 The Insurgent National Democratic Front (NDF) May be Open to Engagement with Mindanao Grassroots Peace Advocates   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
The communist leaders, now based in the Dutch city of Utrecht, have been under intense scrutiny ever since the United States branded the NPA as a terrorist group earlier this year, and the Government suspended official talks with the NDF.
Despite this, ‘back-channeling’ between government and the NDF continues, and the leaders remain open to discussion with civil society groups such as the Mindanao Peoples Caucus (MPC), a growing movement of tri-people grassroots peace advocates which was convened by IID.
Members of the caucus, many of whom have been victims of war, have sought to establish a culture of peace in the island’s war-torn communities.
www.iidnet.org /adv/mda/ndf_on_dialogue.htm   (468 words)

  
 The Role of Social Work in Advancing the Practice of Indigenous Education: Obstacles and Promises in ...
Social workers and educators working together can use empowerment-oriented strategies to enable Indigenous people to influence educational decisions and practices that affect their lives.
Social workers and educators must acknowledge their professions role in the painful legacy of boarding schools and mass removal of Indigenous children from their homes.
Honest and meaningful dialogues with Indigenous peoples on this subject will promote respect for and validation of their narratives, survival, and experiences.
www.sfsu.edu /~multsowk/title/529.htm   (242 words)

  
 Indigenous peoples   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
Indigenous peoples are sometimes referred to as aborigines or as autochthonous, a Greek term that means "sprung from the earth".
Catholic missionaries often times served as mediators of the Spanish government and the indegenous people.
He most honors my style who learns under it to destroy the teacher.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/i/in/indigenous_peoples.html   (1476 words)

  
 AATI: Australian Aboriginal Theatre Initiative Inc., New York City - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
AATI works with professional indigenous playwrights, directors and actors to present plays resonating with indigenous audiences and also appealing to the mainstream.
Themes focus on contemporary and traditional historical social and cultural events which have impacted indigenous people’s lives including; the forced removal by Government officials of indigenous children from their families and communities, the struggle for recognition and self determination, the right to claim traditional land, racism, reconciliation and the clash between traditional and urban cultures.
Post-Show Discussions with the writers and invited indigenous experts are an integral component of AATI work.
www.aboriginaltheatre.com   (292 words)

  
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He is often referred to as the “Ambassador for Aboriginal Art” by artists and curators in Australasia, the Pacific Rim and Europe.
  ‘I made a mark’ is a shadow self-portrait that results from the Indigenous dialogues shared through his varied travels.
Indigenous people’s relationship with nightfall and darkness has a historical connection.
www.fineartforum.org /Gallery/cybertribe/dark/essay.htm   (692 words)

  
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They also conducted dialogues with indigenous peoples and NGOs.
DIALOGUE WITH MAJOR GROUPS INDIGENOUS PEOPLES: Panelists in the dialogue session on indigenous peoples noted that the Co-Chairs’ text fails to reflect the lack of progress on critical issues of concern to indigenous peoples, although consistently presented at international meetings.
DIALOGUES: Dialogues will take place with local authorities and farmers in Conference Room 1.
www.iisd.ca /download/asc/enb0575e.txt   (1976 words)

  
 NABUUR.com - neighbourpage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-08)
From 29 June to 13 July the ID Foundation ran a course in Esperanto, computer skills and transcultural communicatioin for representatives of indigenous women's organisations from all over Africa, in Burkina Faso.
Nabuur asked me to make sure that the course participants get the chance of participating in a Nabuur project with their community.
When I went to work for the Indigenous Dialogues Foundation, I wanted to be involved with an indigenous community personally.
www.nabuur.com /userinfo.php?uid=436   (98 words)

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