By Karen Engle
Conceiving indigenous rights as cultural rights, Engle argues, has principally displaced or deferred the various monetary and political concerns that at first stimulated a lot indigenous advocacy. She contends that by way of saying static, essentialized notions of indigenous tradition, indigenous rights advocates have usually made concessions that threaten to exclude many claimants, strength others into norms of cultural unity, and restrict indigenous financial, political, and territorial autonomy.
Engle explores one use of the perfect to tradition outdoor the context of indigenous rights, via a dialogue of a 1993 Colombian legislation granting collective land name to definite Afro-descendant groups. Following the aspirations for and disappointments during this legislation, Engle cautions advocates for marginalized groups opposed to studying the inaccurate classes from the new struggles of indigenous peoples on the overseas level.
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The Elusive Promise of Indigenous Development: Rights, Culture, Strategy by Karen Engle