Issue 14

Auseinandersetzungen um die Rechte indigener Völker

Das Beispiel der Mbororo in Nordwest Kamerun

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Michaela Pelican

This article discusses the problematic application of the concept of «indigenous peoples» in the African context. It critically considers the effects of international interventions aimed at reinforcing the realisation of the rights of indigenous peoples at the local and national level. The argument presented will be illustrated by means of a leadership succession dispute involving conflicting strategies.