Epidemic_Hits_Communities_Of_San_Lorenzo,_Peru.pdf
Another epidemic infects the indigenous community of San Lorenzo, Peru bringing to light the weaknesses of the Peruvian health care system. AIDESEP and the San Lorenzo Health Center insist on renovation the health care system.

Constitutional_Revision_In_Brazil_A_Threat_To_Indigenous_Rights.pdf

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The Brazilian 1988 constitution expired October 1993 and is due to be revised. If it is revised, negative public attitudes indicate that there is reason for indigenous populations to worry that they will lose rights granted to them under the 1988…

Gene_Genie_And_Science's_Thirst_For_Information_With_Indigenous_Blood.pdf

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Concerns about the impact of the Human Genome Diversity Project on Indigenous Peoples are raised. No indigenous representatives or organizations have been included in the planning of the project. Misuse of information gathered during the project has…

editorial.pdf

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An editorial highlighting developments in the indigenous community during the year of 1993.

Indigenous_Women_In_Bolivia_Set_Examples_For_Abya_Yala.pdf
The Coordingating Commission of Indigenous Women of Bolivia(CCMIB) formed in July 1993 was created with the purpose of promoting indigenous involvement in movements across the country. CCMIB is carrying out this goal by focusing on electing…

Logging_Threatens_First_Nations_In_British_Columbia.pdf

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The First Nations opposed the British Colombia government's decision to clear-cut the forests on their land. In 1993, courts mandated that the government must consult with the First Nations when making a decision regarding logging. The First Nations…

II Encounter of Indigenous Peoples, Nations, and Organizations_from abyayala_v07n03_04-2.pdf

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This article is an abbreviated report of the second meeting of Continental Encounter of Indigenous Peoples, Nations and Organizations that took place at Temoaya, Mexico on October 8-13, 1993 and the article outlines the goals the organization wishes…

Interamerican_Encounter_On_Indigenous_Rights_And_Common_Law.pdf

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The Interamerican Encounter on Indigenous Rights and Common Law was an event organized by Maya Culture Center that took place on June 16-19 in Gatemala.

Ecuadorian_Indigenous_Movement_Threatened.pdf
Concern develops when COICA's headquarters in Ecuador is victimized by burglary and hate crimes. The indigenous community worries such events signal a development of opposition.

Letters.pdf

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Copies of letters written to the SAICC staff.

Oil_Companies_Take_Over_The_Ecuadorian_Amazon.pdf
Petroleum extraction by oil companies has caused extensive damage to the Ecuadorian Amazon and as a result local indigenous populations have suffered the most. Oil rights have changed control often in Ecuador, but policy makers have yet to address…

Chilean_Government_Obstructs_Mapuche_Participation_In_December_Elections.pdf
In 1991, 144 Mapuches were taken to court for occupying land that the Chilean government claims they have no right to own. While this case is in progess, Mapuche leader Aucan Huilcaman is denied eligibility to run for congress.
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