Features of common Experiences of Indigenous people all over the world

Features of common Experiences of Indigenous people all over the world

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Culture, the Latin word, cultura, meaning to cultivate. In 18 th and 19 th century Europe, culture connoted a process of cultivation. Culture as a thing, what we see, the tip of the iceberg. But what we do not see is the rest of the iceberg. (What is implicit in our behavior) Culture as a process: of making us human, our differences lie in culture (examples of Kurds) Anthopology/ Anthropologists Who are the Indigenous people? (Primitive, uncivilized, aborigines, Natives, Tribe, The role of UN (1992, the year of Indigenous) Features of common Experiences of Indigenous people all over the world 1. Special Attachment to land and territories Land as identity, examples of Lakota, Wintu, land based religion, Zuni, Hopi and Navaho
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Dreaming of Australian aborigines, being evolved from the nature, plants and animals,
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Unformatted text preview: hence ancestors 2. Have a sense of shared ancestry and a right to self determination E.g. issue of Human rights, who they are, what they have lost and what they deserve Kurds 3. They have their own languages, cultures, Spirituality, and Knowledge 4. They have their own political, social and cultural institutions; these include customary laws, consensual decision making processes, community life, and collective sharing 5. Their lands and territories as well as cultural institutions are violated by states and global forces through acts of domination. (Marginalization in the hands of outside forces, e.g. colonization, Nation States, globalization and modernization) Indigenous Affairs, 1995, p.4 Examples of Kurds...
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