Stealing Indigenous Genes: Genome Project Places Indigenous Peoples at Risk

Item Type

Journal Article

Abstract Note

The controversial topic of researching and "immortalizing" the genetic code of humans is discussed. The Indigenous Peoples and Health Workshop in Winnepeg, Canada criticized the Genome Project on grounds of exploiting Indigenous people.

Date

Winter/Spring 1993

Issue

1,2

Pages

10,11

Publication Title

Abya Yala News: Journal of the South and Meso American Indian Rights Center (SAIIC)

Title

Stealing Indigenous Genes: Genome Project Places Indigenous Peoples at Risk

Volume

7