The United Nations and the Indigenous Space

  • Jens Dahl


I ndigenous peoples from all parts of the world have learned to use the United Nations and the international legal system to promote their rights and interests. Observers agree that they have been able to achieve results far exceeding those of other groups. This ability and these results are strong indicators of the configuration of indigenous peoples as a category of people in their own right. To reach this stage has been a long process, and some people have been involved since the very beginning, when the United Nations first began considering indigenous issues around 30 years ago.


Indigenous People Indigenous Group Government Representative Indigenous Person Indigenous Organization 
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