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Environmental and Biological Defense

Indigenous_Biodiversity_Network.pdf

Indigeneous peoples from all over Latin America fight not just for their own political and economic equality, but also for preservation of the environment and their own biology. Recall their harrowing tales of struggles to defend the land and genes they call their own.

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Mapuche

Island_of_Chiloe_Chile_Huilliches_Fight_Lumber_Company_to_Save_Their_Forests.pdf

Mapuche from Southern Argentina and Chile

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Quechua

abyayala_v06n01_02_p013.pdf

Quechua is a traditional language spoken by people from South-Central Andean region of South America, particularly found in the countries of Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, and Argentina. Here you will find articles related to the Quechua speaking peoples.

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Quincentennial

United_Nations_Declares_A_Decade_of_Indigenous_Peoples.pdf

In 1992, indigenous peoples across North, Central, and South America announced that 1992 was the year of the indigneous people. Celebrations and demonstrations occurred all over the Americas in response to indigenous people's call of 500 Years of Indigenous Resistance.

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Women

The struggles and triumphs among indigenous peoples was shared by women. This section outlines indigenous women's outlook and leadership across multiple countries including Bolivia, Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, the Phillipines, and even China.