The Eagle and the Condor of the Western Hemisphere: Application of International Indigenous Principles to Halt the United States Border Wall

18 Pages Posted: 29 Jul 2009

Date Written: July 29, 2009

Abstract

This article will discuss the interrelationship of the indigenous peoples in the Western Hemisphere regarding the proposed expansion of the United States southern border wall. This discussion will explore (1) the historical relationships in the Western Hemisphere, (2) the efforts on the international level to bring attention to the quality of life experienced by the indigenous peoples in this hemisphere, (3) the impact of the proposed United States border wall on indigenous communities in the political border region, and (4) application of international indigenous principles to halt further construction of the United States border wall.

Keywords: Indigenous, International Human Rights, Tribes, Border, United States Foreign Policy

JEL Classification: Z10

Suggested Citation

EagleWoman, Angelique, The Eagle and the Condor of the Western Hemisphere: Application of International Indigenous Principles to Halt the United States Border Wall (July 29, 2009). Idaho Law Review, Vol. 45, No. 3, pp. 1-18, 2009. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1440831

Angelique EagleWoman (Contact Author)

Mitchell Hamline School of Law ( email )

875 Summit Ave
St. Paul, MN 55105-3076
United States

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