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self-determination

the right of a nation or people to determine its own form of government without influence from outside
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Table 1 Equity Principles Under Various Recovery Systems Tort Equity Rate Equity Traditional Tort Yes No Tort Favoring Yes Variant (Kentucky) Self-Determining Yes Yes (New Jersey/ Pennsylvania) No-Fault Favoring Variant Yes (O'Connell, Joost) Mandatory No-Fault No Yes
William Winter, Mamakwa's uncle and spiritual adviser, who devoted himself to the dream of creating a self-determining indigenous church within the Anglican Church of Canada.
He was much encouraged when the synod of the diocese of Keewatin responded so favourably to a call for the creation of a Northern Ontario Region--one that would be self-determining and self-sufficient with respect to the provisions of ministry throughout its communities.
Khoury then blasted the opposition for "sabotaging Lebanon's passage into a self-determining independent state.
Arian concluded that while Fayyad "might be doing his best to establish a viable self-determining Palestinian state," it seems as if the peace process will once again remain in limbo, and will be delayed for another four or five years.
Anthropologists, political scientists, and other scholars and practitioners explore how Aboriginal peoples in Canada have articulated ideas, visions, and perspectives both within their autonomous self-determining communities and in the broader public discourse.
That is why we are so pleased that the President addresses the root cause of our current problem through the development of a sensible plan to help create a more affordable, reliable and self-determining supply of energy.
Self-determining freedom is central to the modern project.
Doing for oneself is the first responsibility of a self-determining people.
Although it apparently hovers like some alien craft, attached umbilically to its great hooped home station, it is self-sufficient, self-determining, built of reusable materials.
As a transformative participant in the life of the church, Indigenous Ministries strives for reconciliation with the Anglican Communion and advocates for the creation of a self-determining community for indigenous Anglicans.
The Palestinian Authority should announce the establishment of a free and self-determining state, according to columnist Hazem Mabyadain writing in the Jordanian daily AL RAI on November 18.