The right of self-determination is vitally important to indigenous peoples. Self-determination is closely linked to cultural survival, economic development, and the realization of other basic human rights.
Graham, Lorie M.
"Resolving Indigenous Claims To Self-Determination,"
ILSA Journal of International & Comparative Law: Vol. 10
, Article 13.
Available at: http://nsuworks.nova.edu/ilsajournal/vol10/iss2/13