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International Obligations

Published: June 22, 2010, Author: JayTaber

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Shawn Atleo says the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples is a standard of achievement to be pursued in a spirit of partnership and mutual respect. As an international human rights instrument, UNDRIP, says Atleo, sets standards that can increase the collective strength of indigenous nations throughout North America, which in turn can encourage the governments of Canada and the US to uphold their treaty obligations.

Chief George Manuel Memorial Indigenous Library

The library is dedicated to the memory of Secwepemc Chief George Manuel (1921-1989), to the nations of the Fourth World and to the elders and generations to come.

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