Indigenous land rights
Indigenous land rights are the rights of indigenous peoples to land, either individually or collectively. Land and resource-related rights are of fundamental importance to indigenous peoples for a ran...
Aboriginal title
Aboriginal title is a common law doctrine that the land rights of indigenous peoples to customary tenure persist after the assumption of sovereignty under settler colonialism. The requirements of pro...
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Native title in Australia
In Australia, the common law doctrine of Aboriginal title is referred to as native title, which is "the recognition by Australian law that Indigenous people have rights and interests to their land tha...
Aboriginal title in Canada
Aboriginal title is a common law doctrine that the land rights of indigenous peoples to customary tenure persist after the assumption of sovereignty under settler colonialism. The requirements of pro...
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Aboriginal title in New Zealand
Aboriginal title is a common law doctrine that the land rights of indigenous peoples to customary tenure persist after the assumption of sovereignty under settler colonialism. The requirements of pro...
Aboriginal title in New Zealand - Wikipedia
Aboriginal title in the United States
The United States was the first jurisdiction to acknowledge the common law doctrine of aboriginal title (also known as "original Indian title" or "Indian right of occupancy"). Native American tribes a...
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Indigenous Territory
In Brazil, Indigenous Territories or Indigenous Lands (Portuguese: Terras Indígenas [ˈtɛʁɐz ĩˈdʒiʒẽnɐs], TIs) are areas inhabited and exclusively possessed by indigenous people. The Brazilian Cons...
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Customary land
Customary land is land which is owned by Indigenous communities and administered in accordance with their customs, as opposed to statutory tenure usually introduced during the colonial periods. Common...
Aboriginal land rights in Australia
Aboriginal land rights in Australia are return of lands to Indigenous Australians by the Commonwealth, state or territory governments of Australia based on recognition of dispossession.Different types...
Lands inhabited by indigenous peoples
The lands inhabited by indigenous peoples receive different treatments around the world. Many countries have specific legislation, definitions, nomenclature (Indian reservations, in some places), obje...
Maralinga Tjarutja
The Maralinga Tjarutja is the Indigenous Australian corporation representing the Traditional Owners of the remote western areas of South Australia known as the Maralinga Tjarutja lands. They are a Sou...
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Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Land Rights Act 1981
The Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Land Rights Act, 1981 grants certain land and other rights to the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara people in South Australia. The Act began its life as ...
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Nibutani
Nibutani (Japanese: 二風谷) or Niputay (Ainu: ニプタイ), is a district in the town of Biratori in Hokkaidō, Japan. A particularly large proportion of the population of the district is of the indigeno...
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Aboriginal Land Rights Act 1976
The Aboriginal Land Rights (Northern Territory) Act provides the basis upon which Aboriginal people in the Northern Territory can claim rights to land based on traditional occupation. The Act was str...
Hawaiian home land
A Hawaiian home land is an area held in trust for Native Hawaiians by the state of Hawaii under by the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act of 1921.
Upon the 1893 Overthrow of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the i...
Bastion Point
Bastion Point (Takaparawhau in Māori) is a coastal piece of land in Orakei, Auckland, New Zealand, overlooking the Waitemata Harbour. The area has significance in New Zealand history for its role in 1...
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Milirrpum v Nabalco Pty Ltd
Milirrpum v Nabalco Pty Ltd, (1971) 17 FLR 141 (the "Gove land rights case"), was the first litigation on native title in Australia. The decision of Justice Richard Blackburn ruled against the claiman...
Sublimus Dei
Sublimis Deus [English: 'From God on high'] (erroneously cited as Sublimus Dei ) is a papal bull promulgated by Pope Paul III on June 2, 1537, which forbids the enslavement of the indigenous peoples o...
Diergaardt v. Namibia
J.G.A. Diergaardt (late Captain of the Rehoboth Baster Community) et al. v. Namibia (No. 760/1997) was a case decided by the Human Rights Committee in 2000.
Representatives of Rehoboth Baster Comm...
Ranchería
The Spanish word ranchería, or rancherío, refers to a small, rural settlement. In the Americas the term was applied to native villages and to the workers' quarters of a ranch. English adopted the term...
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International Court of Justice Advisory Opinion on Western Sahara
One of the main functions of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) is to provide Advisory Opinions - non-binding legal interpretations admitted by United Nations organs. In the summer of 1975, the ...
Indian reserve
In Canada, an Indian reserve is specified by the Indian Act as a "tract of land, the legal title to which is vested in Her Majesty, that has been set apart by Her Majesty for the use and benefit of a ...
Central Land Council
The Central Land Council is an Indigenous Land Council that represents the indigenous people of the southern half of the Northern Territory of Australia, predominantly in land issues. The head office ...
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Graman Quassi
Kwasimukamba or Graman Quassi (also spelled Quacy, Kwasi and Quasi) (ca. 1690 - ca. 1780) was a Surinamese healer, botanist, slave and later freedman of the 18th century, who is today best known for h...
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Resettlement and villagization in Ethiopia
Resettlement and villagization in Ethiopia has been an issue from the late nineteenth century up to the present, due to the overcrowded population of the Ethiopian highlands. As the population of Ethi...