By Adolfo de Oliveira
Covering quite a lot of matters when it comes to the subject, this booklet examines the studies and perceptions of indigenous peoples within the context of the nationwide states and political structures which have been externally imposed and carried out upon them.
Fascinating and incisive, the textual content discusses quite a number parts such as:
- indigenous territories
- concepts of political autonomy and sovereignty which were used to explain and represent indigenous political projects
- Western notions of schooling with regards to indigenous societies' academic practice
- the huge Western ancient knowing of the connection with indigenous societies and the adequacy of the felony proposal of "belief"to depict Aboriginal religiosity.
Contributors to this quantity comprise anthropologists, jurists, educators, indigenous activists, students and sociologists.
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