Some nations in
the UN want to refer to Indigenous Peoples as "people". They
do not want the "s" on peoples because if the "s"
is added, it means that indigenous peoples will have collective rights.
These colonizing nations do not want indigenous cultures and tribes
to have collective rights to their traditional lands.
have individual rights.
have collective rights to their lands, natural resources and other
collective endeavors including their right to pray together, live
together and develop an economic system together.