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Collection: Vol. 10, No. 3 (Summer 1997)
Ambiguous Ruling in Colombia: U'wa Struggle to Stop Oil Concession Continues
The U'wa have been told by the Colombian government that the they must be consulted regarding oil concession on their land, a statement that may be void of meaning.
Awastingni Sumo Defend Autonomy of Coast Against Government: Effort is to stop Asian logging giants from further destroying Indigenous lands on the coast of Nicaragua
The Sumo have appealed to the Nicaraguan government to prevent Korean logging activities on their land. This has not proved fruitful, which may lead the Sumo to seek demarcation.
Brazil: Migrating Between Extremes, Interview with Paulo Pankararu
Paulo Pankararu talks about the causes of indigenous migration to Brazilian cities and the positives and negatives of this movement.
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Ecuador: Amazonian women feel that they are the last hope
Amazonian leaders are at the forefront of resisting threats and bribes from corporate entities in Ecuador.
I discussion about the growing number of indigenous people migrating to cities to find work and life and the ways in which these communities are working to preserve their ways of life and their ancestral homes.
El Salvador: No End in Sight to the Abuses Against Indigenous Communities in Sonsonate
Government-sponsored violence against indigenous communities in Sonsonate, El Salvador has increased, an action justified by the statement that the land is under the ownership of UCESISTA members.
French Guiana: Indigenous Peoples Contemplate Legal Action to Protect Their Land Rights
Indigenous communities in French Guiana face difficulties in protecting their land rights due to legal positions taken by the French government.
Indigenous Migration and Identity in Quito
Indigenous communities in Quito, Ecuador have taken steps to preserve their indigenous cultures, languages, and rights in the face of discrimination and the pressure to conform to attain success.
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Learning from Grandma Lupe: Indigenous Spirituality is the Source of all knowledge at Indigenous Women's Conference
Guadalupe de la Cruz Rios de la Rallanera talks about the importance of spirituality within her community.