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World Policy Journal (1 June 2017) 34 (2): 3–7.
Published: 01 June 2017
... World Policy Journal asked experts from Canada, Kenya, Australia, and Chile how colonialism impedes justice for indigenous peoples. Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 criminal justice colonialism criminal justice Compiled by Natasha Bluth and Connie E Colonialism continues to...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2017) 34 (4): 3–5.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Census Bureau seven in 10 Native Americans, or 3.7 million people, live in cities. Even among the budding Indigenous intelligentsia, there is often a disconnect between our everyday realities and the way we place and tell our stories. In 1952, the federal government established the Urban Indian...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2017) 34 (4): 30–34.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Indigenous people and Africans—to fund his colonial enterprise. Colón initiated the trans-Atlantic slave trade and supervised shipments of Indigenous peoples from the Caribbean to Europe. It was this ground-zero encounter, this tragic meeting of the so-called Old and New Worlds, that altered the course of...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2017) 34 (4): 44–45.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 MAP ROOM INDUSTRY AND VIOLENCE AGAINST INDIGENOUS WOMEN Oil and gas extraction, mining, logging, and hydroelectric development draw large numbers of men to Indigenous lands, o#5; en leaving women vulnerable to violence. World Policy Journal looked...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2017) 34 (4): 46–50.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Dalee Sambo Dorough Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 ANN ORO ANN ORO Indigenous peoples regard self-determination as the prerequisite for the exercise and enjoyment of all other human rights. Self-determination is defined as the right of a group to “freely determine [its] political...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2017) 34 (3): 64–68.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Fernanda Canofre Brazil is in the midst of perhaps the most sweeping criminalization of indigenous rights in recent history. The “ruralists,” politicians in Congress with ties to the country’s influential agribusiness lobby, are pushing through legislation to rob independent government agencies of...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2017) 34 (4): 6–10.
Published: 01 December 2017
... indigenous rights. My involvement in the fight to defend the Bikin began at the end of the 1980s. At that time, an agreement was signed between the governments of the USSR and South Korea granting the Seoul-based company Hyundai a three-decade lease of my people’s territory for industrial logging. By then...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2017) 34 (4): 11–14.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Claire Charters; Tracey Whare Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 In 1840, English officials on behalf of the British crown signed the Treaty of Waitangi—also known as Te Tiriti o Waitangi —with the Indigenous Māori population, affirming Māori sovereignty and guaranteeing their...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2017) 34 (4): 24–27.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Mansour Nasasra Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 MANSOUR NASASRA MANSOUR NASASRA The Indigenous Arab Bedouin have lived in southern Palestine for centuries, mainly in the city of Beersheba, known as Bir al-Saba’ in Arabic. The community preserved its traditional Islamic culture...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2016) 33 (3): 72–85.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Daniella Zalcman Photographer Daniella Zalcman documents survivors of Canada’s attempt to eradicate Indigenous culture through a network of church run schools. Zalcman finds that a year after the release of a Truth and Reconciliation Commission report, the Canadian government has implemented few of...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2017) 34 (4): 28–29.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 ANATOMY SOCIAL MOBILITY World Policy Journal compared Indigenous and non-Indigenous populations across Latin America and found that Indigenous peoples receive less education, are placed in jobs that require less expertise, and, in...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2017) 34 (4): 126.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 MATERNAL MORTALITY Maternal Mortality Rates Indigenous National 800 600 400 200 Deaths per...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2017) 34 (4): 1–2.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Jessica Loudis Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 For many Americans, the 2016 protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline served as an introduction to the Indigenous peoples’ movement. Over the course of more than a year, activists and members of various Native communities...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2016) 33 (1): 12–13.
Published: 01 March 2016
...% BLACK 67% BLACK 51% BRAZIL Between 1990 and 2014, the total prison population increased by 575 percent. INDIGENOUS 3% NON#31;INDIGENOUS 97% INDIGENOUS 27...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2015) 32 (3): 91–101.
Published: 01 September 2015
... seen for years. Protests swept through cities across the nation and echoed abroad. Indigenous leaders and the political opposition united in condemning the lack of common sense and understanding demonstrated by the conservative leader. But that was only the beginning. In the Australian edition of The...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2017) 34 (4): 36–40.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Indian status, and the accompanying rights, to one’s children. From the outset, the Indian Act imposed avenues for Indigenous people to be “assimilated” into Canadian society: Women who married non-Indians lost their status, as did registered Indians who entered certain high-skilled professions. The law...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2011) 28 (1): 111–118.
Published: 01 March 2011
...—thousands of protesters were huddled. Most were members of indigenous tribes. It was June 5, 2009, and they had been blocking the highway for two months. The tribes and the environmental activists allied with them were demanding the repeal of two legislative decrees that had opened the rainforest to oil...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2017) 34 (4): 62–75.
Published: 01 December 2017
... a prayer at North Dakota’s state capitol in Bismarck. November 2016. JOSUÉ RIVAS (Mexica/Otomi) is an award-winning Indigenous documentary photographer, cinematographer, and „ilm director. His work aims to create awareness about issues a‡ecting Native communities across Turtle Island and...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2016) 33 (3): 122.
Published: 01 September 2016
... through Canada’s attempts to eradicate Indigenous culture through a network of church-run schools. One Indigenous survivor tells her the only way to heal his community is “to re-teach our children who they really are and to take pride in that.” In this issue’s Conversation, we speak with Pulitzer Prize...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2017) 34 (4): 20–23.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Charlotta Svonni Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 HÅKAN DAHLSTRÖM HÅKAN DAHLSTRÖM The Sámi are the Indigenous peoples of Sweden. For thousands of years, we’ve lived in Sápmi, the Sámi traditional land that extends across northern Sweden, Norway, and Finland, and into the Kola...