Indigenous Peoples Module

Goals



Readings and videos

  1. UNPFII introductory video http://www.un.org/esa/socdev/unpfii/en/multimedia.html
  2. Definition of "peoples" http://www.thefreedictionary.com/people
  3. Introductory material on IWGIA website http://www.iwgia.org/sw155.asp
  4. Additional IWGIA pages on:
  5. A news article which adds health to this list of issues http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/5019582.stm
  6. Selected introductory editorials from Indigenous World yearbooks (2003 and 2007) http://www.iwgia.org/sw6419.asp
  7. International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (Article 1 in particular) http://www2.ohchr.org/english/law/ccpr.htm
  8. Leaflet No. 5 from the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights http://www.ohchr.org/Documents/Publications/GuideIPleaflet5en.pdf
  9. About the UN Declaration and events surrounding it
  10. Definition of genocide according to 1948 international law http://www.preventgenocide.org/genocide/officialtext.htm
  11. Rabbit-Proof Fence (or other suitable film)


Optional detailed study guide for readings and UN video

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Activities to follow readings/videos

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Module developed by G R Dobbs, grdobbs@email.unc.edu

Posted 4/17/08