1.Introduction: Advancing Indigenous Peoples Rights through Peacebuilding -- 2.Reconciliation, Peacebuilding and Indigenous Peoples in Australia -- 3.UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in the Canadian Context: A Study of Conservative Government Rhetoric and Resistance -- 4.Pursuing Indigenous Self Government in Taiwan -- 5.Regeneration of Indigenous Peace Traditions in Aotearoa/New Zealand -- 6.Peace is Like a River: Indigenous Psychologies of Nonviolence and the Thickening of Human Rights Ethics -- 7.Indigenous Conflict Resolution: Right to Justice and Diversity of the Indigenous Peoples of Bolivia -- 8.The Confluence of Two Rivers: Constitutional Recognition of Australia’s First Peoples -- 9.Empowering Tribal Communities towards Sustainable Food Security: A Case Study of the Purumunda Community Media Lab in India -- 10.Indigenous People’s Struggle for Dignity and Peacebuilding in Northeast India -- 11.Indigenous East Timorese Practices of Building and Sustaining Peace -- 12.Who is Sami? A Case Study on the Implementation of Indigenous Rights in Sweden -- 13.Regime of Marginalisation and Sites of Protest: Understanding the Adivasi Movement in Odisha, India -- 14.Conclusion: Peacebuilding Experiences and Strategies of Indigenous Peoples in the 21st Century.
This book analyses efforts to advance the rights of Indigenous People within peace-building frameworks: Section I critically explores key issues concerning Indigenous Peoples’ Rights (struggles for land, human, cultural, civil, legal and constitutional rights) in connection with key approaches in peace-building (such as nonviolence, non-violent strategic action, peace education, sustainability, gender equality, cultures of peace, and environmental protection). Section II examines indigenous leaders and movements using peace and non-violent strategies, while Section III presents case studies on the successes and failures of peace perspectives regarding contributions to/ developments in/ advancement of/ barriers to the rights of Indigenous Peoples. Lastly, Section IV investigates what advances have been achieved in Universal Indigenous Peoples’ Rights in the 21st century within the context of sustainable peace..