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On April 18, 1995, a series of strikes organized by indigenous peasants and urban teachers forced the central government of Bolivia to declare a state of siege that has lasted three months. Sociologist Silva Rivera Cusicanqui interprets the reasons…

Victor Hugo Cardenas election as vice-president of Bolivia on June 7, 1993 inspires hope in the indigenous populations.

Vol. 1, no. 2 (6).pdf

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"until the Indian majority takes power and forms a government that represents the people, there can be no justice in Kollasuya, Bolivia."

Vol. 1, no. 4 (10-11).pdf
"Bolvian President H. Siles Suazo has indicated that national elections will be called during the coming year.

Bolivia_A_Mining_Country_hosting_Women_and_Mining_Confrence_in 2000.pdf

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Women from all over the world participated in the First International Women and Mining Conference, bringing their struggles and hardships forward in an area where they are largely invisible and underrepresented.

Vol. 1, no. 3 (8).pdf

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Indian organizations in South America mourn the death of Zenobia Ayala, who was a founding member and active participant in MITKA-1.

Aymaras Replace Peasant Union with Traditional Ayllu Federation.pdf
The Aymaras of San Andrés de Machaca in Bolivia, frustrated with politcal parties' manipulation of their leaders, dissolved the campesino union and replaced it with a traditonal Ayllu Federation.

Curacas and Jilakatas Recover their Authority.pdf
Indigenous leaders assemble to try to restore the power of Indigenous authorities.

Indians Seek Representation in Peasant Confederation.pdf
SAIIC interviews Genaro Oliver, member of the Confederation of Campesino Unions of Bolivia (CSUTCB). Genaro Oliver believes the organization must consider the reality of ethnic identity.


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The Indigenous communities of the Pilon Lajas Indigenous Territory and Biosphere Reserve have challenged a large logging company, asking for their overthrow. They claim that logging causes negative environmental, health, ad social effects.

Indigenous Women Organizing National Encounter.pdf
The Coordinating Commission of Indigenous Women of Bolivia will hold the First National Encounter of Indigenous Women of Bolivia on June 21-23, 1993 in Tiwanaku.

Moseten Indians Compete with Loggers for Land Title.pdf

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The Moseten Indians in Bolivia contend with logging companies for land previously deeded to them in 1880.
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