So the struggle persists. The intellectual paucity to conceptually perceive relations in a holistic manner is translated into discriminatory injustice and incremental degradation of life forces according to a political philosophy of naturalised abuse. However, this case study has demonstrated that it is possible to broaden IR's metaphysical horizons. Practically, indigenous peoples' involvement within the decision-making process alleviates the negative energies required for conflict and opens up a dialogue concerning pursuit of the common good. Not only will a forum of inclusive dialogue ensue but also it will arise from the multiplicity of epistemologies contextualised by the diversity of ontological contexts and cosmological world-views existent in this rich world.