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Vol. 6, No. 3.pdf
This issue of volume 6 covers a broad set of topics from health concerns, land disputes, and meetings between indigenous groups, just to name a few. It discusses these issues in the context of several Central/South American regions.

vol. 6, No. 3 (9).pdf
The first paragraph on page nine discusses the presence of military reserves on Indian lands in the Amazon rainforest of Brazil.

Vol. 5, Nos. 3 _ 4 (7-8).pdf
A gold rush in the Roraima region of Brazil brought thousands of miners to the area. These miners brought many diseases with them that the Yanomami Tribe was not immune to, thus wiping out 15% of the tribe. The Brazilian Government ordered theā€¦

Volume 3 No. 3.pdf
This issue of the SAIIC Newsletter covers a broad range of topics surrounding the main theme of evangelical proselytizing (conversion) in South and Central America, along with the effects on Indian communities.

Vol. 3, No. 3 (4).pdf
Most of this text is a statement from the Summer Institute of Linguistics that was then presented by the Union of Indian Nations to the United Nations Working Group on Indigenous Peoples in Geneva, Switzerland.

Vol. 4, No. 1 (8).pdf
After the death of an eight-year-old Yanomani girl, the violence erupted into a genocide of Yanomami people by gold miners.

Vol. 4, No. 1 (9).pdf
Julia, a Macuxi Indian, asks for help from US citizens to help her situation in Roraima, Brazil.

Vol. 4, No. 1 (9).pdf
Twenty-seven Tikuna Indians were massacred in March of 1988. Local authorities had a "strong unwillingness" to solve the case.

Vol. 4, No. 1 (10-11).pdf
Gilberto Macuxi, an Indian from Brazil, gives a testimonial about what is happening to his tribe during a trip to the United States.

Vol. 4, No. 1 (11-12).pdf
Sixty delegates from Indian organizations originating in seven Amazonian countries, met in May of 1988 to hold the third meeting of La Coordinadora to discuss massacres and other political problems plaguing their tribes.

Vol. 6, no. 4 (7).pdf
Representatives of an Italian company in Brazil have opposed the return of Indian lands to the rightful inhabitants. These representatives acted in defiance of the board of their company.

Vol. 6, no. 4 (8).pdf
Three men had been removing hardwood from Uru-Eu-Wau-Wau Indian territory for several months when members of the tribe shot at them with arrows, killing one and wounding the other two.
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