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  • Sociology: Indigenous Peoples and People

    INTRODUCTION The indigenous peoples of the Philippines consist of a large number of indigenous ethnic groups living in the country. They are the descendants of the original inhabitants of the Philippines who have managed to resist centuries of Spanish and United States colonization and in the process have retained their customs and traditions. The Philippine government succeeded in establishing a number of protected for tribal groups. Indigenous people were expected to speak their

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  • Indigenous Peoples and Globalization

    1. “Indigenous Peoples and Globalization” is an introduction to Native American Studies‚ give us a global perspective on Indigenous social movements through detailed case studies of important struggles across the globe. It demonstrate how indigenous peoples’ movements can be understood only by linking highly localized processes with larger global and historical forces. And the Globalization‚ is not only creating and proliferating cultural identity ‚ it is also providing the technology for unrestricted

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  • Indigenous People

    Indigenous People Indigenous people are those that are native to an area. Throughout the world‚ there are many groups or tribes of people that have been taken over by the Europeans in their early conquests throughout the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries‚ by immigrating groups of individuals‚ and by greedy corporate businesses trying to take their land. The people indigenous to Australia‚ Brazil and South America‚ and Hawaii are currently fighting for their rights as people: the rights to own

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  • Indigenous People in Colombia

    Indigenous People in Colombia Do you ever wonder where we come from‚ and how were those cultures? Well in this paper we will explain the main ethnic groups and which were the most advanced. Also we are going to explain how the suffered a lot of aggression and were forced to abandon their lands. The three main ethnic groups were the Quimbayas‚ the Chibchas and the Caribis. The most advances cultures were the Muiscas and the Taironas that belonged to the Chibchas group. The Quimbayas ancient

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  • Globalization and Indigenous Peoples

    Brief description of indigenous people There is no universal definition of indigenous people‚ but generally indigenous people are those that have historically belonged to a particular region or country‚ before its colonization or transformation into a nation state. They often have distinct cultural‚ linguistic‚ traditional‚ and other characteristics to those of the dominant culture of that region or state. There are approximately 370 million indigenous people among 70 countries‚ worldwide. It is

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  • Education for Indigenous People

    Education for Indigenous People Indigenous peoples are those groups specially protected in international or national legislation as having a set of specific rights based on their historical ties to a particular territory‚ and their cultural or historical distinctiveness from other populations. The Philippines consist of a large number of indigenous ethnic groups living in the country. They are the descendants of the original inhabitants of the Philippines. They were not absorbed by centuries of

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  • Tourism and Indigenous People

    BA (Hons) Tourism Marketing Year 3 1.0 AN INTRODUCTION According to the United Nations definition of indigenous people‚ they are “descendants of those who inhabited a country or a geographical region at the time when people of different cultures or ethnic origins arrived” (United Nations‚ 2011a). It is estimated that there are about 370 million indigenous people around the globe in over 70 different countries. They keep their own political‚ social‚ economic and cultural qualities and also their

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  • Who Are Indigenous People: Who Are Indigenous People?

    Who are Indigenous People? One of the main issues that was raised by the World Heritage Committee concerning the initiative of WHIPCOE in the 25th COM Helsinki was the definition of Indigenous Peoples. (UNESCO‚ 2002) in fact‚ defining the term “Indigenous People” has not only been a challenge but also a deliberate decision in favor of the desire of Indigenous Peoples. According to the Manual United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples‚ part1‚ Chapter 1‚ a strict definition was

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  • Deforestation: Indigenous Peoples and Amazon

    Amazon Rainforest Conservation through Development of Indigenous Peoples Today‚ the Amazon Rainforest is a very different place than it was when the Spanish explorer Francisco de Orellana first navigated through its river in 1542. The forest has been around for 55 million years on the South American continent (e.g. Maslin et al. 2005) but through decades of deforestation‚ climate change‚ agriculture‚ and population growth‚ the Amazon Rainforest is facing a point of destruction. In Brazil‚ at the

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  • Globalization: Indigenous Peoples and World

    the world becomes connected through communication‚ trade‚ and migration. Globalization can transform cultures and the identity of people within those cultures. One of the primary factors that leads to globalization in the advancement of technology In 1980 Dr. Knauft began to study an indigenous group of people deep in the forests of Papua New Guinea. This group of people had no contact with the outside world until the 1960’s‚ they were cut off from everything. They had a language and a name that was

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