ERIC Number: ED358979
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs Newsletter, July 1991-December 1992 = Boletin de Grupo Internacional de Trabajo sobre Asuntos Indigenas, Septiembre 1991-Diciembre 1992.
IWGIA Newsletter, 1991-1992
This document contains seven consecutive English-language issues of the IWGIA Newsletter, from July 1991 through December 1992, followed by the seven corresponding issues in Spanish. These newsletters provide educators with a resource on the history, current conditions, and struggles for self-determination of indigenous peoples around the world. Articles on the United States and Canada discuss: (1) the consequences of the James Bay Agreement for Native land claims in Quebec; (2) threats to Native land rights in British Columbia and Alberta; (3) gender discrimination in Canadian government rules defining a "status Indian"; (4) environmental concerns over hydroelectric development projects in Quebec; (5) the Inuit Circumpolar Conference on conservation of the Arctic environment and indigenous human rights; (6) the history and current situation of Native Hawaiians with regard to relations with the federal government, land claims, and self-determination; (7) thoughts about resistance and linguistic and cultural preservation from Indian representatives on a United Nations Working Group; (8) Guatemalan Maya living in "Indiantown" in south Florida and working as seasonal or migrant farm laborers, changes and conflict in the community, need for services, and collaborative anthropological research; and (9) statement of the National Chicano Human Rights Council on the militarization of the U.S.-Mexican border. Also included are articles on indigenous peoples in countries of Asia, Africa, Latin America, and Russia. (SV)
Descriptors: American Indians, Canada Natives, Civil Liberties, Conservation (Environment), Culture Conflict, Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Land Use, Self Determination
IWGIA, Fiolstraede 10, DK-1171, Copenhagen K, Denmark (annual subscriptions, in English or Spanish, individuals $25, institutions $35).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs, Copenhagen (Denmark).
Identifiers - Location: United States