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Gold_Miners_Invade_Yanomami_Area_Again.pdf
This article details the Yanomami Valley, which was under government supervision until 1996. Since the supervision was stopped, numerous gold miners have come to valley seeking riches and ultimately destroying the land for the people who live on it.

Editorial.pdf

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Since the Spanish conquest, state borders have burdened, repressed, and alienated indigenous peoples from North, Central, and South America. This issue deals specifically with indigenous interpretations and actions to fight against violence,…

Honduras_Xicaque_Denounce_Government.pdf

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Xicaque leader Julio Soto denounced the Honduran government's failure to demarcate their lands and assure their survival.

Bill_to_Grant_Ngobe-Bugle_Autonomy_in_Panama.pdf

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Strong opposition by the Ngobe-Bugle community of Panama to the mining of their lands led to the government creating a bill that will grant the community autonomy over its territory.

Brazil_Indigenous_Commission_Fights_for_Demarcation.pdf

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23 indigenous peoples travelled to Brasilia to denounce acts of violence against Indians and demand measures for the demarcation of their lands.

Ecuadorian_Indigenous_Nationalities_to_the_nation_and_world copy.pdf
The Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (CONAIE) and the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of the Ecuadorian Amazon (CONFENIAE) met in an encounter of solidarity for peace and dignity in the city of Sucúa, Ecuador.

So_That_We_The_Ye'kuana_May_Inhabit_Our_Land.pdf

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In 1978, the government of Venezuela, bypassing the Ye'Kuana peoples, declared Duida-Murahuaca a National Park and Orinoco-Casiquare a "Biospheric Reserve." According to the Ye'Kuana, government bureaucrats have systematically ignored their…

Salta_Argentina_Electoral_Politics_Delay_Granting_of_Land_Title.pdf
Indigenous peoples in the northern Argentinean Salta region wait for an official land title for the area where they live. They require a joint title for their communities in order to continue to live traditionally and not face threats by neighbor…

Breaking_the_Myth_of_the_Nation_Proposal_for_Autonomous_Regions.pdf
While recent negotiations between the Mexican government and the Zapatistas progressed little, the fallout from the uprising has led indigenous organizations and campesinos to consider autonomous regions. In this article, we present some selections…

CICA_A_Pan-Indigenous_Organization_in_Central_America.pdf

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On July 21, 1995, the Indigenous Council of Central America (CICA) was founded, which integrates indigenous representatives from Guatemala to Panama, including Belize.

A_Neoliberal_State_of_Siege.pdf

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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…

We_Must_Combine_Our_Efforts.pdf
Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, a Kankanaey Igorot from the Cordillera region of the Philippines, was the past chairperson of the Cordillera People's Alliance and is now the Executive Director of the Cordillera Women's Education and Resource Center, Inc. She…
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