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Constitutional_Revision_In_Brazil_A_Threat_To_Indigenous_Rights.pdf

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The Brazilian 1988 constitution expired October 1993 and is due to be revised. If it is revised, negative public attitudes indicate that there is reason for indigenous populations to worry that they will lose rights granted to them under the 1988…

Indian_Rights_And_The_Environment.pdf

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The myth that Indians are disappearing from the world has led to policies and laws that are destroying the environment that is pivotal to the prosperity of Indians. The recent rise in environmentalism has led to a focus on restoring the land that is…

Venezuelan_Government_Blames_Transnationals_of_Yanomami_Massacre.pdf
After the massacre of sixteen Yanomami by Brazilian miners, Venezuelan government denies ability to protect the indigenous populations and lays blame on gold and diamond multinational corporations for the rise in deforestation and violence against…

abyayala_v06n01_02_p037.pdf
The Human Genome Project wants to collect samples from the Yanomami.

Roraima_Brazil_Forest_Fires_Reach_Yanomami_Territory (1).pdf
The combination of drought and forest fires have threatened thousands of indigenous people.

abyayala_v06n01_02_p021.pdf

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Brazil attempts to create Yanomami National Park.

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.

Brazilian_senate_proposes_law.pdf
The Brazilian Senate is considering legislation that would possibly reduce the size indigenous reservations.
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