In the Light of Justice The Rise of Human Rights in Native America and the un Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
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Description: In 2007 the United Nations approved the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. United States endorsement in 2010 ushered in a new era of Indian law and policy. This book highlights steps that the United States, as well as other nations, must take to provide a more just society and heal past injustices committed against indigenous peoples.Walter R. Echo-Hawk, an attorney for the Native American Rights Fund for more than thirty-five years, is the author ofIn the Courts of the Conqueror: The 10 Worst Indian Law Cases Ever Decidedand the award-winningBattlefields and Burial Grounds.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
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Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Fulcrum Publishing
Publication date: 7/30/2013
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
|Preface and Acknowledgments|
|Understanding the Declaration|
|The Seeds of Change|
|The Making of the Declaration|
|Mounting the Big Horse|
|Legal Status of the Declaration|
|The Need for the Declaration|
|The Legacy of Conquest|
|Toward an American Land Ethic|
|How Does the Declaration Affect the Future of Indian Law?|
|Does United States Law and Policy Meet UN Standards?|
|Implementing the Declaration|
|March Toward Justice|
|In the Light of Justice|
|Appendix: United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples|
|About the Author|