Kanaks

Kanak (French spelling until 1984: Canaque) are the indigenous Melanesian inhabitants of New Caledonia, an overseas collectivity of France in the southwest Pacific. According to the 2019 census, they make up 41.2% of the total population with around 112,000 people.Though Melanesian settlement is recorded on Grande Terre's Presqu'île de Foué as far back as the Lapita culture, the origin of Kanak people is unclear. Ethnographic research has shown that Polynesian seafarers have intermarried with the Kanaks over the centuries. The Kanaks refer to the European inhabitants of New Caledonia as Caldoches. New Caledonia was annexed to France in 1853, and …

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MRG: Minority Rights Group International · 24 April 2024 English

The second period begins with Not all the Spaniards were indifferent to the way the Indians were treate the 19th century and extends to the present. [...] of smallpox, reportedly …

edition) - 'discrimination officially • No. 71 The Kanaks of New Caledonia - 'well presented '". outlawed


MRG: Minority Rights Group International · 18 April 2024 English

Professor Ed Garcia of the this war of attrition is to cease, the Christian majority Department of Political Science, University of the must allow for the development of Lumad and …

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MRG: Minority Rights Group International · 18 April 2024 English

At the same time, 'intergroup' behaviour contribute, in their turn, to the as the political and social changes which recently occurred present and the future of the r~lations between the …

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MRG: Minority Rights Group International · 29 February 2024 English

Governments shall take measures, in cooperation with the peoples Document of the Copenhagen Meeting of the Conference on the concerned, to protect and preserve the environment of the territories Human …

Garcia: A Contrast to the Falklands ASIA FijiThe Kanaks of New Caledonia The Adivasis of Bangladesh The


MRG: Minority Rights Group International · 29 February 2024 English

Most the Sandinistas by a segment of the Miskito people; the govern Mestizos in the eastern area are small farmers and ranchers or ment’s decision to relocate Miskito villages from …

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MRG: Minority Rights Group International · 29 February 2024 English

No disadvantage shall result for any person belonging to a minority as the of the United Nations, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the consequence of the exercise or non-exercise …

Canada in Crisis Fiji Haitian Refugees in the US The Kanaks of New Caledonia Inuit (Eskimos) of Canada The


MRG: Minority Rights Group International · 29 February 2024 English

Indeed, the establishment of Israel, that State’s conduct and the response of the Peace Settlement in Eastern Europe at the end of the First World Arab world and the Palestinians, …

(Revised 1982 edition) — ‘discrimination • No.71 The Kanaks of New Caledonia — well presented’19. officially


National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre · 12 December 2023 English

Evaluation question 7: What are the cost implications of the pilot for Commonwealth and State and Territory governments? The health economic evaluation used a Cost Benefit Analysis to estimate the …

associated with suicidal behaviour among young Kanaks using kava in New Caledonia. Australian and New



INREA: National Institute for research in technical sciences for the environment and agriculture · 24 October 2023 French

GD vivent en tribu sur des terres coutumières (Kanaks) – dont 77 avaient été déjà enquêtés en 2010 – arboriculture ou maraîchage) contraste avec les jardins kanaks sur terres coutumières, occasionnellement spécialisés


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