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ERIC Number: ED337339
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Pages: 278
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
IWGIA Yearbook 1990.
Aparicio, Teresa, Comp.
This yearbook focuses on environmental issues and resource management as seen from the perspective of indigenous peoples. "Part I: IWGIA World" contains the International Work Groups for Indigenous Affairs (IWGIA) annual report. The report describes IWGIA's present structure and the activities of four National IWGIA groups in Sweden, Switzerland, Norway, and Denmark. It provides information on finances, visitors to the International Secretariat, and networking trips; and introduces IWGIA's publications. "Part II: The Indigenous World" deals with events and conditions affecting indigenous peoples throughout the world. This part is divided geographically to include: the Arctic regions, the Americas, Australia and Aotearoa, Asia, and Africa. "Part III: Indigenous Rights" consists of a report on the work of the United Nations Working Group on Indigenous Populations, which is currently drafting a Universal Declaration on Indigenous Rights. "Part IV: Indigenous Conferences" includes reports on two indigenous conferences, namely, the 6th Assembly of the World Council of Indigenous Peoples, and the 2nd International Indigenous Women Conference. Both conferences dealt with environmental issues. "Part V: Indigenous Focus" presents articles addressing environmental issues seen from the perspective of indigenous peoples from Africa and South America. The December 1990 IWGIA Newsletter is included. This document contains numerous maps and photographs of the areas described. (KS)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs, Copenhagen (Denmark).