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UN Meets to Debate Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Published: May 8, 2007, Author: AngelSupport
UN Meets to Debate Rights of Indigenous Peoples

A U. N. body committed to defending the rights of the world’s over 370 million indigenous peoples meets later this month (May 14-25) in New York. Among the topics of discussion will be ways to increase international recognition of indigenous rights and to improve the participation of native peoples in their own development. From Washington, VOA reporter William Eagle looks at the upcoming Sixth UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues.

Chief George Manuel Memorial Indigenous Library

The library is dedicated to the memory of Secwepemc Chief George Manuel (1921-1989), to the nations of the Fourth World and to the elders and generations to come.

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