The United Nations Working Group on Indigenous Populations wants to declare 1993 the year of indigenous peoples. By then, the United Nations is likely to issue a declaration and a convention on indigenous rights. Given the current interest in indigenous affairs and the rapidly developing international recognition of indigenous concerns, it seems worthwhile to examine the problems faced by indigenous peoples, the emerging indigenous norm for the redress of those problems, and the mechanisms that are currently used to implement that norm.
The Rights of Indigenous Populations: The Emerging International Norm,
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