Browse Items (16 total)

  • Collection: Vol. 10, no. 2 (Summer 1996)

This article details the ever growing issue of indigenous leaders being assassinated.

The Wichi people of Argentina are under constant threat of land takeover, thus instituting cultural upheaval. This article depicts the organizing of the Wichi, in their attempt to secure their land and culture.

The Amazonian Indians of Venezuela are slowly being threatened by legislation that wishes to take their land away, and divide them into municipalities. For many years, these people have urged the support of international agencies to help in their…

Indigenous nations have been conquered and exploited, thus their cultural icons being dispersed to countries all over the world. This article details the efforts of indigenous nations and the United Nations to return these cultural items to their…

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.

Since the first Europeans came to the West, the Indigenous peoples have dwindled due to warfare, but more importantly, biological warfare. This article details the struggles of the Urarina people of Peru as the try to maintain their isolation from…

This article details the struggle of the Indigenous peoples of Bolivia as they seek to be treated with dignity in the nation they live, but separated as their own culture.

This article is an interview with the Myan author, Gaspar Pedro Gonzalez, as he details the importance of Indigenous histories being written in the native languages, as well as by a native of the culture.

This article details the Yanomami Valley, which was under government supervision until 1996. Since the supervision was stopped, numerous gold miners have come to valley seeking riches and ultimately destroying the land for the people who live on it.

This small article details the efforts of the indigenous people of Las Hoyas county to stay on their land, while deputies of the area attempt the evict the main indigenous cultures from the area.


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This article details the accounts of the United States based oil company, Occidental, attempting to persuade indigenous peoples to allow them to use the land for monetary gain.

This declaration states the end of the Floating Rivers Seminar, in which indigenous peoples went down the river to protest for more sustainable measures to be taken in the construction of industrial waterways.
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