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‘We Are All Here to Stay’: Citizenship, Sovereignty and the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

O’Sullivan, Dominic

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In 2007, 144 UN member states voted to adopt a Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the US were the only members to vote against it. Each eventually changed its position. This book explains why and examines what the Declaration could mean for sovereignty, citizenship and democracy in liberal societies such as these. It takes Canadian Chief Justice Lamer’s remark that ‘we are all here to stay’ to mean that indigenous peoples are ‘here to stay’ as...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2020-09
Type: Book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/219071
DOI: 10.22459/WAAHTS.2020
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website

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