Indigenous People's Rights: A Historical and Contemporary Global Movement

Lecture on Indigenous People's rights
Nov 13, 2012
03:15 PM to 05:00 PM
Foster Auditorium

Julie Rowland, Judy Bertonazzi, Connie FileSteel

This joint presentation by Julie Rowland and Judy Bertonazzi will describe circumstances leading to the 2007 United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) and will highlight some of the legal issues and conflicts that may be involved in the implementation of a UN Declaration that is supported by the executive branch of the U.S. government, but has not been ratified by Congress. The presentation will emphasize Native American rights. A commentary from the perspective of Native American in the US will be provided by Connie FileSteel.

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