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abya yala p33.pdf
The trans-Amazon pipeline carrying Occidental and Petroperu crude oil burst spilling between 10,000 and 30,000 barrels of oil a day into the Marañon river, the main water source for many indigenous communities in the area. The Peruvian government…

abya yala p31-32.pdf
In the face of further threats of environmental destruction at the hands of oil companies, Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (CONAIE) and Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of the Ecuadorian Amazon (CONFENIAE) occupied the…

A_Nineteenth-Century_War_in_the_Amazon.pdf
Conflict between the Ecuadorian and Peruvian border forced indigenous peoples within the disputed territory to fight for opposing sides.

Amazon_Forum_II.pdf
The Coalition in Support of Amazonian Peoples and Their Environment met to discuss long-term efforts to support Indigenous and forest-dependent peoples.

Colombian_Guerrillas_Attack_Venezuelan_Outpost.pdf
Colombian guerrillas crossed the Venezuelan border and attacked a military outpost in the Amazon lowlands.

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…

Ecuador.pdf

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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.

Amazon Indigenous Coordinating Body Elects New Officers.pdf
The Coordinating Body for the Indigenous Peoples' Organization of the Amazon Basin (COICA) held its annual meeting in Manuas in November, 1992. Delegates approved a new structuring to the organization that was more horizontal in nature.

Organizing to Save the Amazon-An Interview with Valerio Grefa, new Coordinator of COICA.pdf
SAIIC interviews Valerio Grefa, who became the new Coordinator of the Coordinating Body of Indigenous Peoples' Organization of the Amazon Basin (COICA).

Coalition_in_support_of_indigenous_peoples.pdf
The Coalition in Support of Indigenous Peoples and Their Environment, made up of US-based NGOs in Washington, D.C. is established.
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