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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.

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…

A copy of a calendar of international events related to indigenous populations from November 29, 1993 to March 1994.

Solidarity Alliance of Latin Americans(ALAS) is program designed to encourage education, communication and leadership among indigenous youth.

The Indigenous people of Ecuador held demonstrations and marches to push for the ratification of International Labor Organization's Convention 196. This would legally recognize the multiculturalism of the nation for the first time.

Conoco Oil withdraws from Huarorani territory, in part from a letter explaining why oil exploitation must be prevented.


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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.

400 armed militants attack and kill local Indians.

abya yala p38.pdf
The Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (CONAIE) and other organizations protest new laws by the Ecuadorian putting agroindustry and livestock grazing above small farmers making a living off the land. Fifteen have been killed by…

Jose Maria Cabascango was detained and tortured by the military. The local community went on a 48 hour strike.

If indigenous peoples and others harmed by irresponsibly discarded hazardous waste from Texaco can prove the decisions regarding that discarding were made in their New York headquarters, the case will be heard by the US federal court in New York. The…

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…
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