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Becoming Indigenous in Africa

Abstract: This article traces the history of how and why certain African groups became involved in the transnational indigenous rights movement; how the concept of the indigenous has been imagined, understood, and employed by African activists, donors, advocates, and states; and the opportunities and obstacles it has posed for the ongoing struggles for recognition, resources, and the rights of historically marginalized people like Maasai
Article, 2009
Project Muse, 2009
African Studies Review, 52, 2009, 1