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  • Collection: Vol. 8, No. 4 (Invierno 1994) (Spanish)

Volume 8 No. 4 (2).pdf
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Volume 8 No. 4 (3).pdf
Bioprospecting has become a tremendous threat to indigenous groups across the globe. Indigenous communities need to develop a common strategy for responding to these external encroachments.

Volume 8 No. 4 (4).pdf
The Brazilian Senate is considering legislation that would possibly reduce the size indigenous reservations.

Volume 8 No. 4 (4).pdf
The Organization of American States (OAS) commences an investigation on human rights violations related to oil development on the part of US-based multinational corporations in Ecuador

Volume 8 No. 4 (4).pdf
Toxic chemicals produced from Texaco oil operations near the Napo River have made it a danger to indigenous communities.

Volume 8 No. 4 (4-5).pdf
The government of Paraguay continues to show indifference to the needs of indigenous communities.

Volume 8 No. 4 (5).pdf
The US government is negotiating with a Canadian indigenous community to construct a permanent nuclear waste dump on the tribe's preserve.

Volume 8 No. 4 (6-8).pdf
Indian communities are now faced with the task of defending their cultural and intellectual property rights in the areas of agriculture, language, genetics, etc.

Volume 8 No. 4 (9-12).pdf
Safeguarding traditional knowledge and biogenetic materials has become a major issue among indigenous peoples. The article explores what is at stake for indigenous communities as well as possible frameworks for protecting resources and knowledge.

Volume 8 No. 4 (13-15).pdf
The Human Genome Diversity Project seeks to collect genetic information from indigenous peoples across the globe. Indigenous communities should be hesitant to comply, given the potential for misuse and exploitation.
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