Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act
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"The IBA produced a handbook designed to give a basic understanding of the history of the UN Declaration and how it applies in Canada. The handbook gives an introduction of some broad themes of rights recognized and protected in the UN Declaration, a basic description and analysis of what these rights can mean for Aboriginal people, and examples where various provisions of the UN Declaration have been implemented around the world." To access this document: Click the link the image above, then click "Understanding and Implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples"
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