Wednesday, 9/19/07, on American Indian Airwaves
"Imperial Fractures: Part 1 on the U.N. Declaration for the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, and Bolivia's (New) Democracy"
Mayra Gomez (Aymara Nation), International Media Liaison for the Bolivian government, discusses, in this two-part series, the U.N. Declaration for the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, Bolivia's constitutional assembly, indigenous peoples struggles, coca, and the campaign to nominate Evo Morales, President for the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize which the winner will be announced this October 12th, 2007.
S. James Anaya (Purepecha/Apache Nations) http://www.law.arizona.edu/faculty/getprofile.cfm?facultyid=31), James J. Lenoir Professor of Human Rights Law and Policy at University of Arizona's James E. Rogers College of Law joins us live to discuss the United Nations Declaration for the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and its ramifications on First Nations within, and outside of, the politically defined borders of the United States.
Professor, legal scholar, and lawyer S. James Anaya is the author of several recent publications on international law including: International Human Rights: Problems of Law, Policy, and Practice (4th ed. 2006) (co-author, with Richard B. Lillich, Hurst Hannum, & Dinah L. Shelton). Indigenous Peoples in International Law (2d ed. 2004); The Protection of Indigenous Peoples' Rights Over Lands and Natural Resources Under the Inter-American Human Rights System, 14 Harv. Hum. Rts. J. 33 (2001) (co-author with Robert A. Williams, Jr.); The Native Hawaiian People and International Human Rights Law: Toward a Remedy for Past and Continuing Wrongs, 28 Ga. L. Rev. 309 (1994), reprinted in International Law and Indigenous Peoples 309 (S. James Anaya ed., 2003).
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