Issue: Vol. 8, nos. 1 & 2 (Summer 1994)

Article: Ana Cecilia Betancourt and Hernán Rodríguez, “After the Constitution: Indigenous Proposals for Territorial Demarcation in Colombia,” Abya Yala News 8, no. 1,2 (1994): 22-23. Accessed October 23, 2019.

Abstract: The Colombian constitution granted all indigenous territories legal status as “Territorial
Entities" within the republic. The Indigenous movement's triumph during the constitutional
convention is particularly important since it makes Colombia the first country to have recognized all indigenous communities territorial rights, rather than selectively granting rights to
certain peoples.

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