Issue: Vol. 10, no. 2 (Summer 1996)
Article: “Pachakutik-Nuevo Pais: Breaking Ground in Ecuadorean Politics,” Abya Yala News: Journal of the South and Meso American Indian Rights Center (SAIIC) 10, no. 2 (1996): 18-21. Accessed October 23, 2019. http://saiic.nativeweb.org/ayn/document/1532.
Abstract: Historically, Indigenous leaders have not been elected into national government positions. This article details the election of Luis Macas, and indigenous leader, to the national government and his fight to give indigenous peoples rights.