• Tags: Indigenous Peoples

Reversing_the_Flow_of_Traffic_in_the_Market_of_Cultural_Property.pdf

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Indigenous nations have been conquered and exploited, thus their cultural icons being dispersed to countries all over the world. This article details the efforts of indigenous nations and the United Nations to return these cultural items to their…

The_Ashaninka_Massacre.pdf

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A Peruvian Ashaninka village, Mazamari, was attacked on August 18-19, 1993 by 150 Sendero guerrillas. 87 villagers were murdered.

New_and_Old_Disease_Threats_in_the_Peruvian_Amazon.pdf

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Since the first Europeans came to the West, the Indigenous peoples have dwindled due to warfare, but more importantly, biological warfare. This article details the struggles of the Urarina people of Peru as the try to maintain their isolation from…

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…

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.

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

Alliances_Formed_Against_Colombia's_Plan_Pacifico.pdf
The establishment of a Pan-American highway through the rain forest to connect Colombia and Panama(Plan Pacifico) threatens extreme ecological damage. Afro-Colombian and indigenous communities are banding together to oppose the plan.

Indigenous_Biodiversity_Network.pdf
Indigenous Biodiversity Network(BioIndio) is an international group formed in October 1993 to help indigenous peoples take stronger positions on the effort of biodiversity protection.

Radio_Waves_For_Women.pdf
"Mujeres Aymaras y Comunicacion" organized a meeting of women in Peru and Bolivia who produce radio programs for women about issues that women and especially indigenous women face.

PAHO_Adopts_Initiative_On_Indigenous_Health.pdf
The Pan American Health Organization(PAHO) institutes Document CD37/20. Document CD37/20 calls for improvement in the health care and living conditions of indigenous populations; and implementation of national and local health institutions.

Seeking_Unity_In_Guerrero.pdf
Issues of land rights and culture development of indigenous communities was discussed on September 23-26, 1993 at the first meeting of the congress of indigenous representatives from Guerrero.

Indigenous_Peoples_and_Peasants_of_Bolivia_Press_Government_for_Solutions.pdf
This article details the struggle of the Indigenous peoples of Bolivia as they seek to be treated with dignity in the nation they live, but separated as their own culture.
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