Claiming Indigenous Rights To Culture, Flora, And Fauna: A Contemporary Case From New Zealand
Hal B. Levine, 2010
Maori individuals and groups in New Zealand have been active for many years claiming rights to property and resources guaranteed to them by the Treaty of Waitangi 1840. An important contemporary case, Wai 262, extends the scope of these claims to include ownership of Maori culture and its products. The tendency in this claim to reify culture, and to assert indigenous ownership...
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