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In the light of justice : the rise of human rights in Native America and the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Author: Walter R Echo-Hawk
Publisher: Golden, Colorado : Fulcrum, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 2007, the United Nations General Assembly approved the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). US endorsement in 2010 ushered in a new era of Indian law and policy. The book offers steps that societies must take to provide a more just society and heal past injustices committed against indigenous peoples."--Publisher information.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Walter R Echo-Hawk
ISBN: 9781555916633 1555916635 9781938486074 1938486072
OCLC Number: 828143816
Description: xv, 325 pages, 11 unnumbered pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The seeds of change --
The making of the Declaration --
Mounting the big horse --
Legal status of the Declaration --
The legacy of conquest --
Toward an American land ethic --
How does the Declaration affect the future of Indian law? --
Does United States law and policy meet UN standards? --
March toward justice --
In the light of justice.
Responsibility: Walter R. Echo-Hawk ; foreword by S. James Anaya.

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"In 2007, the United Nations General Assembly approved the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). US endorsement in 2010 ushered in a new era of Indian law and policy. The book offers steps that societies must take to provide a more just society and heal past injustices committed against indigenous peoples."--Publisher information.

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