Archive for the ‘ United Nations Decleration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples ’ Category

United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Article 31

28th November 2011 | 0 Comments

As I was reading through the UN DRIP for another class I realized that another Article gives more support to my project and the project of tattoo revival worldwide. That being Article 31 (1) Indigenous peoples have the right to maintain, control, protect and develop their cultural heritage, traditional knowledge and traditional cultural expressions, as well as the manifestations of their sciences, [...]


Indigenous identity and tattooing?

13th November 2011 | 0 Comments

At the heart of my research is my struggle as an urban indigenous person of mixed ancestry, who wants to locate my sense of self and belonging. The question of identity in this context is one that is plagued by centuries of colonial genocide on the Indigenous peoples of the America’s and the world over. The reclaiming of an indigenous [...]


United Nations Declaration on Rights of Indigenous People

10th October 2011 | 0 Comments

I found a sense of purpose and freedom to explore this topic when I first read through, well maybe not the first time, but as I looked through the UN DRIP, in particular as I read through such articles as eleven section one which states: “Indigenous peoples have the right to practice and revitalize their cultural traditions [...]