Indigenous Policy in Brazil: The Development of Decree 1775 and the Proposed Raposa/Serra do Sol Reserve, Roraima, Brazil

@article{Moore1999IndigenousPI,
  title={Indigenous Policy in Brazil: The Development of Decree 1775 and the Proposed Raposa/Serra do Sol Reserve, Roraima, Brazil},
  author={Sara Moore and Sara Lemos},
  journal={Human Rights Quarterly},
  year={1999},
  volume={21},
  pages={444 - 463}
}
Recent developments in indigenous policy in Brazil have brought into question the Brazilian government's commitment to the protection of indigenous peoples' rights. In January 1996, Brazil's President introduced Decree 1775,' revising the procedures first established in the late 1980s and early 1990s for the demarcation of indigenous lands. The Brazilian government justifies the reform on grounds that it will ensure the constitutionality of protecting indigenous peoples' lands from future… 

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