Cherokee Nation Urges UN Nations to Implement UNDRIP

Cherokee Nation Urges UN Nations to Implement UNDRIP

The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council passed a resolution Monday, March 10, 2014, to encourage the United Nations to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, commonly referred to as UNDRIP. 

UNDRIP was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 2007 as a way for indigenous governments across the globe to protect their people, lands and resources. Currently, the United Nations does not have a system to enforce it or track which countries have begun to implement it…. [click on link for more]

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