Chapter 1: Internationalization of the law of Indigenous rights
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The international Indigenous rights project is a historically significant phenomenon that has seen the internationalization of Indigenous rights held by communities with very deep connections with place. Indigenous activism has led ultimately to the adoption of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), which marks meaningful adaptations of international law on collective rights. Rights in the UNDRIP like self-determination, participatory rights, and land rights all exemplify important legal developments. At the same time, an internationalized Indigenous rights system sits in complex interactions with other parts of domestic and international law, with many fascinating questions ahead.

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Edited by Dwight Newman