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Carbon sinks and trade, dams, rivers linking and extractive industries: New Terms & Mechanisms for further Expropriation & Livelihoods Threats to Peoples in India's North Eastern Region. DECLARATION - November 2003

We, the participants of the workshop on Carbon sinks and trade, dams, rivers linking and extractive industries: New Terms & Mechanisms for further expropriation & Livelihoods Threats to Peoples in India’s North Eastern Region, Guwahati, 16-18 November 2003 re-iterate the following positions taken by our brothers and sisters in other fora concerning the preservation of our environment and survival of our peoples:

In search of recognition

‘We will not recognize the State, unless the State recognizes us’ is AMAN’s challenge to the Indonesian Government to reverse its policy of integration and recognize indigenous peoples’ right to govern themselves according to their customs. This book records the results of a series of community-level workshops, organised by AMAN, the ICRAF and FPP, to examine the challenges raised by this demand and how indigenous communities can find their own solutions in line with their right to self-determination.

ISBN 979-3198-13-3    60 pages   ICRAF, AMAN and FPP