Contested Indigeneity: The Development of an Indigenous Discourse on the Bedouin of the Negev, Israel

@article{Frantzman2011ContestedIT,
  title={Contested Indigeneity: The Development of an Indigenous Discourse on the Bedouin of the Negev, Israel},
  author={Seth J. Frantzman and Havatzelet Yahel and Ruth Kark},
  journal={Israel Studies},
  year={2011},
  volume={17},
  pages={104 - 78}
}
The article examines the history of the development of a discourse that regards the Bedouin of the Negev desert in Southern Israel as an indigenous people of Israel. This movement has generated a great deal of activity in recent years, particularly the submission of a petition to the U.N. by activists asking for the Bedouin to be recognized as having indigenous communal rights in 2005. The subject is examined in the context of the worldwide recognition of indigenous rights that culminated in… 

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