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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Advances in Life Course Research, Volume , 2021

How does your background affect the possibility of education and employment? Young mothers in Australia have substantially higher labor market precarity than non-mothers, already prior to giving birth.
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Journal of Mathematical Behavior, Volume 59, September 2020

Novel approach to the politics of mathematics disability, using historical and philosophical approaches. Use of western and indigenous examples of measurement practices. Rethinking the idea of colonial ‘settler’ mathematics.
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One Earth, Volume 2, 19 June 2020

Indigenous peoples globally have high exposure to environmental change and are often considered an “at-risk” population, although there is growing evidence of their resilience. In this Perspective, we examine the common factors affecting this resilience by illustrating how the interconnected roles of place, agency, institutions, collective action, Indigenous knowledge, and learning help Indigenous peoples to cope and adapt to environmental change.
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Journal of Cancer Policy, Volume 23, March 2020

Focusses on the impact of the Te Tiriti o Waitangi in New Zealand and its effects on healthcare within indigenous Maori populations in the country
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The Lancet Public Health, Volume 4, October 2019

Correspondence on the burden of tuberculosis on the Māori population, in the context of SDGs 3 and 10, highlighting the need to incorporate innovative technologies and develop strategies that align with Māori values to address tuberculosis health inequalities in Indigenous peoples.
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Development Engineering, Volume 3, 1 January 2018

In development engineering, practitioners often strive to empower local communities through technology. Effective adult education principles worked well with medium-tech mapping solutions. Local people used these skills to identify and solve their own development problems.
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The Lancet Regional Health - Americas, Volume 10, June 2022

A Health Policy paper on the health impacts of banned pesticides in the Yaqui population in Mexico, in the context of SDGs 3, 10, and 12, highlighting recommendations for system-level solutions and policy change to current US, UN, and global laws.
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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, 12 February 2022

A Comment on improving the health of Artic Indigenous peoples, in the contexts of SDGs 3, 10, and 15, focusing specifically on the launch of a Lancet Commission that aims to present recommendations for addressing health disparities and key challenges in this community and to identify pathways for change.
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The Lancet Global Health, Volume 8, May 2020

This study supports SDG 3 and 10 by highlighting the increased prevalence of diabetes and gestational diabetes in Indigenous women compared with non-Indigenous women, across Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the USA. These findings highlight the need for system-wide and structural interventions to reduce the risk of diabetes and gestational diabetes in Indigenous women before, during, and after pregnancy.

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