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Let’s Go Back Home: Revisiting Indigenous Knowledge

“Ker Say Choo Ler-a Khoh May, Pgakenyaw Choo Leu-Ah Pho Ahlee” “A horse draws its strength from its hooves. But humans draw their strength from their children.” Proverb of Karen Indigenous Peoples “Many young people have to leave their community to study or to work in the city. As a result, they become alienated from …

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Our Lifeways, Our Survival: Indigenous Peoples Rights to Lands, Territories and Resources

For indigenous peoples, lands, territories and resources are fundamental to their existence not only because those are the basis for their livelihoods but also are related to their culture, identity, traditional knowledge, customary laws and spiritual belief. This relationship has existed since time immemorial. Because of the interdependent relationship between indigenous peoples and their surround …

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The right to Self-determination and Development of Indigenous Peoples

The world is becoming crowded, and there is a scramble for resources in the name of “sustainable development”. Pressure is being put upon indigenous peoples and on their land and resources that they have inherited from their ancestors and are obliged to pass it on to the next generation for their collective survival. This comic …

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