volume 38, issue 3, P865-886 2016
DOI: 10.1590/s0102-8529.2016380300007
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Abstract: Recent international relations (IR) scholarship has developed a growing awareness of this discipline's colonial roots, prompting a search for decolonising approaches. This article is about indigenous sovereignties and how they have been occluded in the currently globalised European system of states. The method employed is a case study of two of the most impoverished and brutalised Indigenous Peoples in Brazil: the Guarani and the Kaiowa. In an attempt to transit between the world of Westphalia and non-European…

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