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HOLISTIC DEVELOPMENT OF GREAT NICOBAR ISLAND AND CONCERNS OF SHOMPENS

Great Nicobar is the southernmost island of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India. It is the largest of the Nicobar group of islands, spanning 921 km. Indira Point, on the southern tip of this island, is India’s southernmost point. Great

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INDIA AND INDIGENOUS PEOPLES POLITICAL AUTONOMY AND DEMOCRATISING GOVERNANCE

Indigenous peoples (IPs) entered the hallowed precincts of the United Nations in the 1950s, initially in the International Labour Organisation (ILO), later moved upfront when the UN Economic and Social Council created the Working Group on Indigenous Populations (WGIP) in

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RESILIENCE AND RESISTANCE

In Mexico around 12 percent of the population belongs to indigenous groups. Nevertheless, their historic situation has been complex and shaped by colonisation, cultural assimilation, and discrimination. They have been forced to struggle for their rights and acknowledgement of their

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THE STRUGGLES AND RESISTANCE OF GUATEMALA’S INDIGENOUS MAYAN COMMUNITIES

Guatemala, with a population of over 18 million people, is unique. It is the only Central American country with a near-majority indigenous population. Guatemala’s indigenous population is composed of the Maya, Garifuna, and Xinca peoples. This essay focuses on the

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