In the light of justice : the rise of human rights in Native America and the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples /Material type: BookDescription: xv, 325 pages, 11 unnumbered pages ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781555916633; 1555916635; 9781938486074; 1938486072.Subject(s): Human rights -- United States | Indians of North America -- Legal status, laws, etc | United Nations. General Assembly. Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples | Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (United Nations. General Assembly) | Human rights | Indians of North America -- Legal status, laws, etc | United States
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
"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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