“Indigenous sovereignty” and right to self-determination in international law: a critical appraisal

  title={“Indigenous sovereignty” and right to self-determination in international law: a critical appraisal},
  author={Rashwet Shrinkhal},
  journal={AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples},
  pages={71 - 82}
  • Rashwet Shrinkhal
  • Published 1 March 2021
  • Political Science, Law
  • AlterNative: An International Journal of Indigenous Peoples
It is worth recalling that the struggle of indigenous peoples to be recognised as “peoples” in true sense was at the forefront of their journey from an object to subject of international law. One of the most pressing concerns in their struggle was crafting their own sovereign space. The article aims to embrace and comprehend the concept of “indigenous sovereignty.” It argues that indigenous sovereignty may not have fixed contour, but it essentially confronts the idea of “empire of uniformity… 

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