[NA-Discuss] Geographic Regions Statement
rotenberg at epic.org
Fri Jan 28 19:47:48 UTC 2011
On Jan 28, 2011, at 8:45 PM, Eduardo Diaz wrote:
>> Naralo also supports investigating way to increase the participation of
>> Indigenous populations, especially those whose cultural territory cuts
>> across regional boundaries.
> I will support adding this to NARALO.
> On Fri, Jan 28, 2011 at 2:58 AM, Evan Leibovitch <evan at telly.org> wrote:
>> On 28 January 2011 00:08, Avri Doria <avri at ella.com> wrote:
>>> But I do want to bring up the issue of indigenous populations whatever
>>> region. I have been working with indigenous population in Europe, the
>>> for years. They are not represented in Euralo any more than the
>>> that Eric is referring to are represented in Naralo, though there may be
>>> individual members of those populations participating
>> Understood and agreed. As but one small example of the ICANN-relevance of
>> this: during the At-Large Summit, Karaitiana Taiuru -- a Māori ALS
>> representative -- helped ensure our working group's understanding,
>> understanding, and inclusion of traditional wisdom as an alternative
>> approach to western concepts of intellectual property.
>> Just as the Island populations are looking for a cross-regional way to get
>>> representation, is there any value, or interest, in looking at ways to
>>> obtain cross-regional representation for Indigenous populations. If
>>> is interest in this within the RALO, would this be worth adding to the
>>> statement? Something like:
>>> Naralo also supports investigating way to increase the participation of
>>> Indigenous populations, especially those whose cultural territory cuts
>>> across regional boundaries.
>> I am certainly acceptable to adding this to our regional statement. Are
>> there any objections to this?
>> - Evan
>> PS: Many thanks are due to Avri for turning down the heat level on this
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