Public International Law/Actors in International Law/Indigenous Peoples

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Author: Raghavi Viswanath

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Identifying indigenous peoplesEdit

Indigenous peoples and the StateEdit

Imperial domination over First NationsEdit

Development threatsEdit

Indigenous sovereignty and self-determinationEdit

Path to recognition under international lawEdit

Decolonization effortsEdit

Global indigenous movementEdit

Domestic recognitionEdit

Treaty lawEdit

Customary lawEdit

Regional cooperation mechanismsEdit

Indigenous ways of learning and knowingEdit

Importance of territoryEdit

Framework of relationalityEdit

Deliberation and persuasionEdit

Indigenous legal ordersEdit

Aboriginal lawsEdit

Sacred teachings and customsEdit

Earth jurisprudenceEdit

Relationship with State lawsEdit

Rights of indigenous peoples in human rights jurisprudenceEdit

Nature of rights-holdersEdit


Right to non-discriminationEdit

Right to free, prior, and informed consentEdit

Right to scientific benefitsEdit

Indigenous right to landEdit

Intellectual property rightsEdit

Right to cultural heritageEdit



  • Table of instruments
  • Table of cases

Further readingsEdit

Table of ContentsEdit

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Part I - History, Theory, and Methods

Part II - General International Law

Part III - Specialized Fields


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