In the Light of Justice: The Rise of Human Rights in Native America and the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
In 2007 the United Nations approved the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. United States endorsement in 2010 ushered in a new era of Indian law and policy. This book highlights steps that the United States, as well as other nations, must take to provide a more just society and heal past injustices committed against indigenous peoples.
"Written in popular style and complemented with savvy artwork by his son Bunky, Walter Echo-Hawk's text is a thoughtful look at how the Declaration challenges and gifts contemporary United States law. This work is not full of technical jargon. It reads like a "spoken ethics" on how we can respectfully restructure our relationships in real time. It would be great if there was a book like this written for the Canadian context." - Steve Heinrichs, Director, Mennonite Church Canada Indigenous Relations
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