Historical Declaration Analysis

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My reactions to the historic declaration were mixed. On the one hand, I felt that the historic declaration was reasonable and essential. The Declaration endows the indigenous peoples with basic human rights as other people. It ends suffering of indigenous peoples and justifies their rights to self-determination, identity, ownership of land, culture, and many other issues. I am happy for indigenous peoples and grateful for the United Nations’ efforts. On the other hand, I felt sorry for our behaviors and words. Indigenous peoples are the same with other peoples, such as Americans, Canadians, and Australians. However, they have been discriminated and unfairly treated for a long time and the discrimination still exists after the Declaration was
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