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    Land Rights of Indigenous People in Africa by Barume, K indigenous people are those who are regarded to come from specific regions that still value and uphold their traditional culture and their attributes are considered to be unique.[ Barume K A (2010) Land Rights of Indigenous People in Africa.] Over the last few years, the plight of indigenous peoples has received attention throughout the world. It is generally agreed that indigenous people are among the poorest and most vulnerable due to their specific identities and attachment to their histories, environment, cultures and traditional political organizations and languages. Indigenous people have suffered and are still exposed to marginalization, exclusion,…

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    South Africa and Australia are two of the countries that lived Aboriginal and occupied by European settlement. South Africa Aboriginals’ treatment is so different from Australia Aboriginals. Moreover, the role of these settlements and the purpose for these settlements are different, too. However, both South Africa and Australia Aboriginals had conflict with settlements and settlement brought and spread serious disease in both country. Australia was occupied by British hundreds of years ago. The…

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    accomplished individual in the development studies field. Her accomplishments include several published books such as Land’s End: Capitalist Relations on an Indigenous Frontier and articles like “Governing rural Indonesia: convergence on the project system.” Critical Policy Studies. Li’s research revolves around the areas of the culture, economy, and environment mainly in Southeast Asia. The lecture given by Li consists of the development issues regarding the indigenous farmers of Indonesia.…

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    the colonial era. Indigenous peoples and ethnic minorities have long history of discrimination as a result of the colonization and this resulted in health inequity between the indigenous and non-indigenous peoples. These centuries of prejudices deserves inclusive policy-driven approach to produce positive health outcome totally free of inequity. Policy-makers often perceive the indigenous peoples and ethnic minorities as been laid back and therefore blame their health problem on their…

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    The link between violence and colonialism is seen in newspaper accounts across the globe: “Gandhi Is Killed by A Hindu; India Shaken, World Mourns; 15 Die in Rioting in Bombay Three Shots Fired ”, “54 Dead, 191 Hurt in Riots” in South Africa. Throughout the course of history, colonialism has often been depicted as violence on the innocents by an aggressor, all in all a very one sided series of violent oppressive acts by the colonial power upon a weaker subjugate indigenous group. However, with…

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    The determination of colonialism is based on extending sovereign authority beyond the borders by establishing an administrative dependency in a particular territory. The indigenous communities are compelled to submit to the colonial rule or get displaced. Colonialism is built on imperialistic tendencies where the colonial authority exercises domination over labor, markets, and resources. Consequently, the colonial establishments may impose linguistic or socio-cultural structures effectively…

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    very concept. These people believe that their identity and culture comes under threat if globalization is involved. This debate occupies the minds of many as the research the change that globalization brings to the continent of Africa and other nations. What we do know for sure is that globalization is brought about by the political views and economic standpoint of a nation, which many can argue is because of the western world’s involvement in affairs they don’t belong in. However the question…

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    majority of the Amazon is actually in Brazil. This place is teeming with life; vegetation, animals, and indigenous ethnic groups across hundreds of thousands of miles. There are about 80,000 species of plants, 3 million species of insects, 10 million species of animals, and 50 indigenous ethnic groups living in the Amazon alone. There are so many trees in the Amazon that 20% of the world’s oxygen comes from this rainforest. People who occupy the Amazon are native tribes…

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    Indigenous religions can be traced back to the beginning of the earth. These religions are very different as they come from small groups of people that were secluded from others. They took place all over the world and was passed on by word of mouth. The Mayans and the Aztecs were the only ones to have a writing system to write their religion down. Like I stated as most people were isolated from others each Indigenous religions were very different. Environmentalist David Suzuki states that to…

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    Embarking on an adventure of anthropological fieldwork will undoubtedly consist of a plethora of obstacles. At its foundation, fieldwork involves developing rapport with the indigenous people to acquire the access of legitimate and palpable knowledge pertaining to the specific culture being studied. Subsequently, social communication between the anthropologist and the indigenous people is an essential component to the entire nature of fieldwork. Yet at the same time, it is a root of the many…

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