Table of Contents


Warwick Fisher & Sam Garkawe


Larissa Behrendt

Part 1: Indigenous Human Rights in Australia

The legitimacy of special measures

William Jonas and Margaret Donaldson

One Indigenous perspective on human rights

Irene Watson

Cultural rights, human rights and the contemporary removal of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children from their families

Chris Cunneen and Terry Libesman

"Dry ’em out" or "lock ’em up": contrasting approaches to law and order in Tennant Creek

Pamela Ditton

Asserting Indigenous cultural and intellectual property rights

Terri Janke

Part 2: International Developments in Indigenous Human Rights

The influence of Indigenous peoples on the development of international law

S. James Anaya

Locating human rights in the South Pacific: a Korero about human rights

Nin Tomas

The Indian Child Welfare Act, love has little to do with it

Mary Jo B. Hunter

Indigenous rights to self-government and self-determination: an Inuit Arctic perspective

Joern Berglund Nielsen

Part 3: Realising Human Rights

Realising human rights: utilising UN mechanisms

Elizabeth Evatt

Getting government to listen

Bill Barker

The real crime of the State and Indigenous people’s human rights

Paul Omojo Omaji

Unfinished business – national responsibilities and local actions

Peter Yu

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