Tuesday, October 1, 2013

North American Indigenous Peoples Caucus Concluding Statement - Alta, Norway

Global Indigenous Preparatory Conference in Alta, Norway, June 8-12, 2013.

"Canada and the United States voted against the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples despite the fact that their entire economy and their entire world global position is based upon the colonization, based on the stealing of the land and resources of our people and it is our people who are the poorest of the poor, in Canada and the United States and we’ve been that way for generation after generation.
That what I mean it’s colonization."
Arthur Manuel, NAIPC Co-chair


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