Indigenous People - International
Indigenous Peoples resource page with links to international aboriginal law and legislation, international indigenous people centers, international indigenous people web sites, and more. They are categorized by region, continent and country.
Native American resources on Washlaw.edu
- Aboriginal Law and
By Bill Henderson, Barrister & Solicitor, Toronto, Canada.
- Center for Indigenous Law, Governance & Citizenship
"Articles from Syracuse College of Law."
- Center for World Indigenous Studies
A non-profit research and education organization.
- European Roma Rights Centre
The European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) is an international public interest law organisation working to combat anti-Romani racism and human rights abuse of Roma through strategic litigation, research and policy development, advocacy and human rights education.
- Examples of landmark court cases concerning indigenous peoples (.pdf)
- Indigenous Environmental Network
"IEN's activities include building the capacity of Indigenous communities and tribal governments to develop mechanisms to protect our sacred sites, land, water, air, natural resources,
health of both our people and all living things, and to build economically sustainable communities. IEN accomplishes this
by maintaining an informational clearinghouse, organizing campaigns, direct actions and public awareness, building the
capacity of community and tribes to address EJ issues, development of initiatives to impact policy, and building alliances
among Indigenous communities, tribes, inter-tribal and Indigenous organizations, people-of-color/ethnic organizations,
faith-based and women groups, youth, labor, environmental organizations and others."
- Indigenous Peoples Council on Biocolonialism (IPCB)
- Indigenous Peoples and the Law
An online institute of law affecting indigenous peoples.
- Indigenous Peoples' Center for Documentation, Research and Information
"A non-profit organization established in 1978 at the request of Indigenous Representatives to the United Nations."
- Indigenous Peoples of North and Central America
By UC Berkeley.
- Indigenous Peoples of the Rainforest
From Rainforest Information Center.
- Inter-American Court of Human Rights Court Decisions
- International Indian Treaty
An organization of indigenous peoples from North, Central, South America and the
Pacific working for the sovereignty and self-determination of indigenous peoples
and the recognition and protection of indigenous rights, traditional cultures and
- International Institute for Indigenous Resource Management
"The Institute's cadre of internationally-based legal scholars and researchers work on cutting-edge projects
designed to empower native peoples by examining the role the law can play in establishing and enhancing indigenous
peoples' control over and management of their lands and resources."
- International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs
"IWGIA collaborates with indigenous peoples' organizations all over the world. Documentation about indigenous
affairs is an essential part of IWGIA's work. IWGIA publishes books, periodicals and a yearbook about indigenous
- List of Indigenous Peoples
- Native American Law
From the New England School of Law.
- Researching Indigenous Peoples Rights under International Law
Research guide prepared by law librarian Steve Perkins
- Society for Threatened Peoples
The Society for Threatened Peoples is a non profit human rights organization to
promote the human rights of religious and ethnic minorities and indigenous peoples
with consultative status as NGO at the United Nations (ECOSOC).
- Survival International
"Survival has supporters in 82 countries. It works for tribal peoples' rights in three complementary
ways: education, advocacy and campaigns. We also offer tribal people themselves a platform to address the world."
- UN Working Group on Indigenous Populations
The Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights "is mandated to promote and protect the enjoyment
and full realization, by all people, of all rights established in the Charter of the United Nations and in
international human rights laws and treaties."
- Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
"An online institute of law affecting indigenous peoples."
Asia Indigenous Peoples' Pact
Asian Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Network
Justice Learning Network
The Aboriginal Justice Learning Network (AJLN) is a broad-based
voluntary network of representatives of the conventional justice system
and Aboriginal communities. ... On this site you will find information
about the AJLN, its mandate, and its work. Also included is a list of free
resources in the area of Aboriginal community justice, which may be
ordered directly from this site, as well as information about how to apply
- Aboriginal Canada Portal
"Your single window to Canadian Aboriginal on-line resources, contacts, information, and government programs and
services. The portal offers ease of access and navigation to listings of Aboriginal associations, businesses,
organizations, bands, communities, groups, news and peoples."
- British Columbia History
First Nations, Aboriginal, Native, Indian, and Metis History
- National Aboriginal Document Database
"The information found here can be used for research projects such as documenting land claims, or for
studying independent Statutes and Acts, Treaties and Court Decisions" of Canada.
- Federal Court of Australia - Native Title Infobase
"The Native Title Infobase includes selected material commencing from 1839 to the present day and covers all aspects of native title. It gives reference to Australian material including journal articles, book chapters, books, conference papers, reports and press clippings. It also includes relevant material from other jurisdictions such as New Zealand, United States, Canada, Africa and Asia."
- Native Title Archive
A collection of legal authorities and documents relating to the Australian High
Court's Mabo decision and the Federal Native Title Act. From the Department of
Anthropology, University of Western Australia. Unfortunately, the Anthropology
Department is unable to continue to maintain this site. It is being left here as a
resource, but is incomplete and will not be updated.
- National Native Title Tribunal
The Tribunal is a Commonwealth Government body established under the Native Title
Act 1993 to facilitate the making of agreements among Aboriginal and Torres Strait
Islander people, governments, industry and others whose rights or interests may
co-exist with native title rights and interests.
- University of Western Australia
Resources about Indigenous Peoples
Latin American Network Information Center
Information about Indigenous Peoples in the Latin American region. (hosted by LANIC)