Overview of Narratives on Indigenousness

  • Felix Mukwiza Ndahinda


The last two decades of the twentieth century have seen the expansion of indigenous claims worldwide. Numerous groups presented as being in the margins of societies in which they live, with political, social, economic or cultural ways of life differing from the ‘mainstream’ society, have come to identify with a movement that initiated in the Americas and Australasia and spread across all the corners of the globe. At a time when current globalizing trends are more than ever infiltrating and shaping almost every aspect of human life, it seemingly appears paradoxical that some groups are raising their voices high to claim and/or defend their right to be different.


Indigenous People Indigenous Population International Labour Organization Human Security Differential Identity 
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  1. 1.International Victimology Institute Tilburg, Tilburg UniversityTilburgThe Netherlands

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