The African Court on Human and Peoples Rights, at its 45th session on 26 May 2017 in Arusha, will deliver a long-awaited judgment on a case brought before it, by the Ogiek indigenous peoples against the Kenyan government, for consistent violations and denial of their land rights. ‘This case is of fundamental importance for indigenous […]
Dear Mr. President, We at Cultural Survival appreciate your government’s continued effort and commitment in facilitating peace in Northern Kenya. As an international organization that stands with Indigenous communities around the world, we hereby write to you today in regard to the on-going land “invasion” crisis in Laikipia County. The confrontation between Samburu, Maasai and […]
1.0 INTRODUCTION The arrival of colonialists in Africa in the late 1800s and early 1900s ushered in new and devastating governance and economic systems that were not in tandem with the indigenous equivalents. This, from the advent of colonialism to date, has made the 100-year colonial history one that is characterized with the infringement of […]
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Twenty-two contributors share their experiences with Indigenous resurgence in "everyday" settings - those often unseen, unacknowledged actions that promote community health and well-being. Brought to you by the faculty and students of Indigenous Governance (IGOV) at the University of Victoria and the Indigenous Politics Program (UHIP) at the University of Hawai'i, Manoa.
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