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Self-Determination: A Perspective from Abya Yala

Self-Determination: A Perspective from Abya Yala

In their approaches to indigenous rights, both the EZLN and MAS allow us to critically explore what is at stake in our efforts to overcome (neo)colonialism.

Tibetan Self-Determination: A Stark Choice for an Abandoned People

Tibetan Self-Determination: A Stark Choice for an Abandoned People

Tibetans have been abandoned to their fate. Neither the USA nor Russia wish to set the agenda and engage directly with China over self-rule for the indigenous Tibetans.

Self-Determination as Self-Transformation

Self-Determination as Self-Transformation

“Self-determination” refers to a new phase of adaptation, in which Indigenous people demand (and hopefully get) new resources for self-transformation.

Self-Determination and State Definitions of Indigenous Peoples

Self-Determination and State Definitions of Indigenous Peoples

At a high level of generalization, we see three broad characteristics with which state definition practices and regimes regarding Indigenous peoples might be explained.

On the Meaning of Restoring Indigenous Self-Determination

On the Meaning of Restoring Indigenous Self-Determination

Restoring Indigenous self-determination must also – or primarily – be about Indigenous peoples asserting themselves and promoting healing from within.

Searching for the Indigenous Voice in a New Arctic Scramble: Berlin Conference Part II or a New Global Politics?

Historically, the Arctic has held a definitive place in global politics. This history, however, is one defined and written about far from the Arctic itself. The narrative includes endless tales of national exploration and its centre stage military role during the Cold War. As such the Arctic has always provided a tell tale sign of all things political. The present-day is no exception.

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