Part VI Actors and Institutions, Ch.36 Indigenous Peoples
Russel Lawrence Barsh
Edited By: Daniel Bodansky, Jutta Brunnée, Ellen Hey
- Indigenous peoples — Self-determination — Right to property
Indigenous peoples and their communities and other local communities have a vital role in environmental management and development because of their knowledge and traditional practices. States should recognize and duly support their identity, culture and interests and enable their effective participation in the achievement of sustainable development. Principle 22, Rio Declaration on Environment and Development Indigenous peoples have sought to protect their way of life by asserting the indivisibility between indigenous culture and the land on which indigenous...