This chapter begins with a case study of the Nukak Indians in Colombia, who are on the brink of total extinction. The land rights questions lies at the very heart of the entitlement and rights agenda, especially for indigenous peoples whose lands were claimed as “blank territory” by new settlers. Minorities and indigenous peoples often don’t have equal opportunities to challenge systems. Political participation is often very homogenous and not representative of the true makeup of a state. Socio-economic access is difficult to guarantee to all people, and poverty exacerbates inequality. Cultural rights are important to consider to ensure we don’t create a dominant culture and lose the diversity of the world.
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