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  • Collection: Vol. 11, no. 1 (Spring 1998)

abyayala_v11n01.pdf
A collection of stories focusing on ecojustice and the health of indigenous communities.

A_Poisoned_Culture_the_Case_of_the_Indigenous_Huichol_Farm_Workers.pdf
Exposure to pesticides is dangerous and potentially deadly to Indigenous migrant workers. The Huichole people, being forced to leave their communities during dry seasons to find employment, suffer from farming practices and toxins.

Ghosts_of_Cerro_Colorado_Mining_Project_Continue_to_haunt_the_Ngobe-Bugle.pdf
The Panamanian government has signed a contract with a mining company which will lead to an exploitation off Cerro Colorado, significantly harming the large Indigenous population. Toxins from mining is likely to do much harm, and mining itself is a…

Gold_Greed_&_Genocide_in_the_Americas_California_to_the_Amazon.pdf
Settlers in search of gold have caused two violent incidents against the Pomo peoples of California and the Nambikwara People of Mato Grosso, Brazil. Mercury, disease, and cyanide have all worked against the indigenous population, and in favor of the…

Chiapas_Massacre_in_Acteal.pdf
The massacre of the Tzotzil Indians in Acteal was not an isolated incident. There have been multiple violent incursions since. The passage of the San Andres Agreements would give autonomy to more than 12 million Indiginas.

An_Interview_With_Alberto_Andrango_Bilingual_Intercultural_Educator_In_Ecuador.pdf
There is an increasing movement towards bilingual intercultural education to help develop and preserve Indigenous language and culture. There have been many movements and organizations created to ensure this goal is reached, and much success and…

Bolivia_A_Mining_Country_hosting_Women_and_Mining_Confrence_in 2000.pdf
Women from all over the world participated in the First International Women and Mining Conference, bringing their struggles and hardships forward in an area where they are largely invisible and underrepresented.

Bolivia_Indigenous_People_fight_for_forest.pdf
The Indigenous communities of the Pilon Lajas Indigenous Territory and Biosphere Reserve have challenged a large logging company, asking for their overthrow. They claim that logging causes negative environmental, health, ad social effects.

Interview_With_SAIC_Margarita_Marta_Calfio_Montalva.pdf

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Margarita Marta Calfio Montalvo works closely with Mapuche youth in Temuco, Chile. She discusses urban cultures affects on Mapuche youth, her hopes for the future of the Mapuche youth, and challenges she faces as a women in the field of medicine.

Second_Internation_Indigenous_Forum_on_Biodiversity_and_the_convention_on_Biological_Diversity_Workshop.pdf
A proposal was drafted at the Second International Forum on Biodiversity that includes recommendations for elements of a work program which ensures Indigenous rights.

the_Xavantes_of_the_Serra_do_Roncador.pdf
The Xavante people have been developing their culture in harmony with nature for centuries. They encountered whites but were able to tentatively coexist while maintaining their autonomy. The elders created the Jabiru Project which aims to guarantee…

Ecuador_Indigenous_People_Push_for_Ratification_of_ILO_Convention_169.pdf
The Indigenous people of Ecuador held demonstrations and marches to push for the ratification of International Labor Organization's Convention 196. This would legally recognize the multiculturalism of the nation for the first time.
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