Indigenous Peoples

Indigenous Peoples Articles

Statement on the Historical Use of the Doctrine of Christian Discovery by the United States Supreme Court Since 1823

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The purpose of this paper is to review the history of the use of the Doctrine of Christian Discovery in United States Supreme Court decisions since 1823. It is hopes that the historical perspective in this paper will be of assistance to readers and help them gain a better understanding as to how fundamental the Doctrine of Discovery is to all United State Indian law, particularly with regards to land rights

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State of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

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It was also suggested the report be a key advocacy tool for raising awareness on indigenous peoples’ issues in general and in particular to raise the profile of the Permanent Forum.

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