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Ancestors’ Times and Protection of Amazonian Indigenous Biocultural Heritage

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Pirjo Kristiiana Virtanen
AlterNative, vol. 15, no. 4, Indigenous Notions of Cultural Heritage, December 2019, pp. 330-339
Description
Discusses how the Apurinã community in Brazil create and maintain relationships with different non-human actors forms an intergenerational way of managing and relating to the land; critically examines how these relationships are protected by international law.
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Anthropological Experts and the Legal System: Brazil and Canada

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Bruce Granville Miller
Gustavo Menezes
The American Indian Quarterly, vol. 39, no. 4, Fall, 2015, pp. 391-430
Description
Examines how anthropologists provide expert testimony in Brazil's civil law tradition and Canada's common-law practice.
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Clovis Counterrevolution

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Eliot Marshall
Science, vol. 249, no. 4970, New Series, August 17, 1990, pp. 738-741
Description
Controversy among anthropologists and archaeologists regarding the date the Americas were first populated.
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The Code Breakers

Alternate Title
The Nature of Things ; 2010-2011
Media » Film and Video
Author/Creator
Niobe Thompson
Tom Radford
Description
Presents new archaeological discoveries about when the first humans entered the new world. Episode of The Nature of Things which was broadcast January 13, 2011. Duration: 45:13
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Comparative Indigeneities of the Américas: Toward a Hemispheric Approach

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Mario N. Castro
Studies in American Indian Literatures, vol. 26, no. 1, Spring, 2014, pp. 127-131
Description
Book review of: Comparative Indigeneities of the Américas edited by M. Bianet Castellanos, Lourdes Gutiérrez Nájera, and Arturo J. Aldama. Entire issue on one pdf. To access article, scroll to page 127.
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The Cost of Discrimination in Latin America

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Harry Anthony Patrinos
Studies In Comparative International Development, vol. 35, no. 2, Summer, 2000, pp. 3-17
Description
Statistics reveal inequalities exist in Bolivia, Brazil, Guatemala, Mexico, Paraguay and Peru among both Indigenous peoples and linguistic minorities.
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Determination, Determinations, and Dissemination

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Len Findlay
English Studies in Canada, vol. 30, no. 3, 2004, pp. 1-3
Description
An introductions to the essays in the Reader's Forum regarding decolonization from different international perspectives.
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Developments and Challenges to the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Five Years on: Insights on Biodiversity and Case Studies in Bangladesh, Brazil, Japan and Uganda: An Introduction to the Special Issue

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Claire Wright
Alexandra Tomaselli
Silvia Ordóñez Ganoza
Indigenous Policy Journal, vol. 24, no. 4, Developments and Challenges of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Five Years On, Spring, 2014, pp. 1-3
Description
Outlines the five articles in this issue written by scholars working on the implementation of UNDRIP.
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An Epidemic of Tuberculosis with a High Rate of Tuberculin Anergy among a Population Previously Unexposed to Tuberculosis, the Yanomami Indians of the Brazilian Amazon

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Alexandra O. Sousa
Julia I. Salem
Francis K. Lee
Maria C. Vercosa
Philippe Cruaud
Barry R. Bloom
Philippe H. Lagrange
Hugo L. David
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 94, no. 24, November 25, 1997, pp. 13227-13232
Description
Yanomami people had been isolated from the tubercle bacillus until the mid-1960s, which allowed scientists to look at statistics and specific aspects of TB.
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Farm Labourers and Small-Scale Producers in Latin America

Book Reviews
Author/Creator
Jim Handy
Labour/Le Travail, no. 55, Spring, 2005, pp. 233-243
Description
Books reviewed: In the Shadows of the State: The United Fruit Company, Popular Struggle, and Agrarian Restructuring in Ecuador, 1900-1995 by Steve Striffler. Cutting the Wire: The Story of the Landless Movement in Brazil by Sue Branford and Jan Rocha. Feeding the Market: South American Farmers, Trade and Globalization by John Hellin and Sophie Higman.
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Federal Systems and Accommodation of Distinct Groups: A Comparative Survey of Institutional Arrangements: Paper Prepared as Part of the Research Program of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples

Documents & Presentations
Author/Creator
Ronald L. Watts
Description
Comparison made on four bases: constitutional recognition of Indigenous population, provisions for self-government, special arrangements for representation in political institutions, and administrative jurisdictions. Looks at examples from around the world.
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The First National Survey of Indigenous People's Health and Nutrition in Brazil: Rationale, Methodology, and Overview of Results

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Carlos E. A. Coimbra
Ricardo Ventura Santos
James R. Welch
Andrey Moreira Cardoso
Mirian Carvalho de Souza ... [et al.]
BMC Public Health, vol. 13, 2013, p. article no. 52
Description

Measured nutritional health of Indigenous children under 5 and Indigenous women 14 to 49. Focused on: nutritional status, prevalence of hypertension and diabetes mellitus in women, child hospitalization, prevalence of tuberculosis and malaria in women, access to health services and programs, and characteristics of the domestic economy and diet.

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The Future We Don’t Want: Indigenous Peoples at Rio+20

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Miriam Anne Frank
Cultural Survival Quarterly, vol. 36, no. 3, Defending Life First, September 2012, p. [?]
Description
Indigenous peoples reiterate their key messages for the UN conference on sustainable development to address issues relating to development and the environment.
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The Héta Indians: Fish in a Dry Pond

Alternate Title
Anthropological papers of the American Museum of Natural History ; v. 55, pt.6
E-Books » E-Books
Author/Creator
Vladimír Kozák
David Baxter
Laila Williamson
Robert L. Carneiro
Description
Forms part of Anthropological papers of the American Museum of Natural History, v. 55 (p.351-434).
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How a Brazilian Dinosaur Sparked a Movement to Decolonize Fossil Science

Alternate Title
Movement to Decolonize Fossil Science Gains Steam
Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Mariana Lenharo
Meghie Rodrigues
Nature, vol. 605, no. 7908, 2022, pp. 18-19
Description
Examines the efforts of Latin American researchers to combat scientific colonization among the palaeontological community.
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I Breath for Them

Alternate Title
All Our Relations: Finding the Path Forward, Lecture 4
[2018 CBC Massey Lectures]
[Ideas with Paul Kennedy]
Media » Sound Recordings
Author/Creator
Tanya Talaga
Description
Tanya Talaga, prize-winning journalist and author of Seven Fallen Feathers delivers the fourth of the 2018 Massey Lectures in Saskatoon. In this lecture Talaga links the similarities between contemporary nations with a history of colonization and describes some of the effects for Indigenous peoples and communities. In this Lecture Talaga focuses specifically on healthcare and the disparity in the quality of care available to Indigenous peoples. Duration: 53:59
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Indian Record (Vol. XXVIII, No. 7, September, 1965)

Documents & Presentations
Description
"National publication for the Indians of Canada". Focus on Indigenous issues, events at residential schools and legal decisions. Previously published as Indian Missionary. Articles reflect the attitudes and policies of the time.
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Indigenous Languages Across the Community

Alternate Title
Stabilizing Indigenous Languages Symposium ; 7th, 2000
E-Books » E-Books
Author/Creator
Barbara Burnaby
Te Tuhi Robust
Verna Kirkness
Timoti Karetu
Juliet Thondhlana ... [et al.]
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Indigenous Nations Ask WCC For Support

Alternate Title
Indigenous Nations Ask World Council of Churches For Support
Articles » General
Author/Creator
Thomas Ryan
Catholic New Times, vol. 30, no. 5, March 2006, p. 13
Description
Discusses a conference in Porto Alegre, Brazil, where Indigenous Nations talked to the World Council of Churches to ask for help stemming the tide of eroding cultures.
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Indigenous Social Media Practices in Southwestern Amazonia

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Pirjo Kristiina Virtanen
AlterNative, vol. 11, no. 4, 2015, pp. 350-362
Description
Discusses the impact social networking sites have on relationships and the influence on how Ingenious Amazonians relate to the outside world.
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The Jesuit Republic and Brother Care in The Mission: An Allegory of the Conquest

Articles » Scholarly, peer reviewed
Author/Creator
Jay Hansford C. Vest
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, vol. 29, no. 3, 2005, pp. 25-57
Description
Review of the film, The Mission, that contends the underlying message in it is to free the colonizers of their guilt and doubt, which undermines the film's central allegory of physical and spiritual genocide of conquered Native Americans.
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The Legality of the Belo Monte Hydroelectric Construction From the Perspective of Indigenous Land Rights

Articles » General
Author/Creator
Sayuri Fujishima
Indigenous Policy Journal, vol. 24, no. 4, Developments and Challenges of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Five Years On, Spring, 2014, pp. 1-9
Description
Argues that in order for the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People to be enforced, we need to change our views on minority and indigenous rights.
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