International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples 2022

The United Nations General Assembly decided that International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples would be observed every year on 9th August. On this day, people from around the world are encouraged to help spread the UN’s message on the protection and promotion of the rights of indigenous peoples. Elsevier is pleased to share this special collection of freely available articles to help spread awareness about this important topic. Please feel free to download and share these papers. 

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The Lancet Regional Health - Western Pacific, Volume 20, March 2022

An Article examining ethnic inequalities in stroke care in New Zealand, in the context of SDG 3 and 10, with the results showing poorer access to stroke interventions among Māori communities.
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Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 506, 15 February 2022

This paper examines a Native Hawaiian led effort to redress the removal of Indigenous Peoples from ancestral lands. This demonstration provides an important example of how biocultural strategies can achieve landscape restoration in Hawaiʻi. We outline how the Pu‘uwa‘awa‘a Community-Based Subsistence Forest Area is approaching common dryland restoration goals.
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The Lancet Planetary Health, Volume 6, February 2022

A Personal View on the determinants of planetary health from the perspective of Indigenous peoples, in the context of SDGs 15 and 17, focusing specifically on identifying determinants that are integral to the health and sustainability of the planet.
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International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics, Volume 112, 1 February 2022

Looks at disparities in access to healthcare among Indigenous people.
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The Lancet, Volume 399, 22 January 2022

A Comment on the health and wellbeing of Indigenous adolescents, in the contexts of SDGs 3 and 10, highlighting the need to drive global advocacy and evidence-based action in Indigenous adolescent health for the development of strategies to overcome current inequities and to empower Indigenous young people.
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The Lancet Regional Health - Americas, Volume 4, December 2021

An Editorial on the burden of HIV on marginalised communities across the Americas, in the context of SDGs 3 and 10, focusing specifically on the need to improve access to and quality of treatment and care for these populations, which include Indigenous peoples.
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International Journal of Intercultural Relations, Volume 85, November 2021

A discussion of how well indigenous people should be compensated if their land needs to be developed.
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Land Use Policy, Volume 110, November 2021

Indigenous and community lands, crucial for rural livelihoods, are typically held under informal customary tenure arrangements. This article reviews and maps 19 community land formalization and 14 company land acquisition procedures in 15 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Comparing community and company procedures identifies multiple sources of inequity.
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The Lancet Regional Health - Western Pacific, Volume 15, October 2021

A population-based genomic epidemiological study examining trends in tuberculosis among Australian First Nations peoples versus non-Indigenous and overseas-born Australians, in the context of SDG 3 and 10.
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Land Use Policy, Volume 108, September 2021

Deforestation in Ituna/Itatá Indigenous Land increased 654% between 2018 and 2019. 94% of Ituna/Itatá has been claimed in the Brazilian Rural Environmental Registry. Belo Monte dam and Belo Sun mining project cause land speculation in Ituna/Itatá. Brazilian government policies threaten forest protection and indigenous peoples. Unilateral land tenure regulation would obstruct Indigenous Lands demarcation.

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