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The Colonial Politics of Recognition in Trudeau’s Relationship with Indigenous Nations

The Colonial Politics of Recognition in Trudeau’s Relationship with Indigenous Nations

Trudeau recognizes Indigenous peoples not as territorial-based nations, but as historically oppressed cultural groups requiring state protection.

International Relations of ‘A Tribe Called Red’

International Relations of ‘A Tribe Called Red’

Turtle Island–based electric-pow-wow superstars, A Tribe Called Red, allows students and scholars of IR to experience what a decolonial IR might look and sound like.

What Do We Mean by ‘Local People’? The Palestinian Case.

What Do We Mean by ‘Local People’? The Palestinian Case.

In the West Bank and Gaza, municipal leaders do truly thankless and heroic tasks every day.  Let them represent their people.

From Standing Rock to Resistance in Context: Towards Anarchism against Settler Colonialism

From Standing Rock to Resistance in Context: Towards Anarchism against Settler Colonialism

Anarchists need to engage with Indigenous peoples and communities who are already resisting capitalism, colonialism and the state in their areas.

Edited Collection – Restoring Indigenous Self-Determination: Theoretical and Practical Approaches

Edited Collection – Restoring Indigenous Self-Determination: Theoretical and Practical Approaches

Indigenous peoples find themselves locked in power struggles with states and transnational actors who resist their claims, raising important questions in theory and practice.

Self-Determination, Relational Autonomy, and Transnational Mediation

Self-Determination, Relational Autonomy, and Transnational Mediation

The main obstacle to restoring Indigenous self-determination is that governments face only occasional external pressure to uphold the principles of the UN Declaration.

Implementing Indigenous Self-Determination: The Case of the Sámi in Norway

Implementing Indigenous Self-Determination: The Case of the Sámi in Norway

A relational approach is required because the strengthening of indigenous political participation depends on greater space for dialogue and shared understandings.

Māori Self-determination and a Liberal Theory of Indigeneity

Māori Self-determination and a Liberal Theory of Indigeneity

Liberal democracy succeeds only when people have reason to share confidence in the system’s capacity to distribute power and authority fairly, reasonably, & inclusively.

China & the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: The Tibetan Case

China & the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: The Tibetan Case

Until China acknowledges its international obligations and stops using sovereignty as a shield, the deplorable human rights situation in Tibet seems destined to continue.

Revitalizing African Indigenous Ways of Knowing and Knowledge Production

Revitalizing African Indigenous Ways of Knowing and Knowledge Production

A generic application of foreign ways of knowing and knowledge production – including technology systems in African cultural conditions – is inappropriate.

Self-Determination and Indigenous Health: Is There a Connection?

Self-Determination and Indigenous Health: Is There a Connection?

When people lack autonomy their mental and physical health tends to deteriorate, and for those who feel the least autonomous, the outcomes are generally the worst.

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