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  • Collection: Vol. 5, Nos. 3 & 4 (December 1990)

Vol. 5, Nos. 3 _ 4 (1).pdf
Cover of Vol. 5, Nos. 3 & 4 (December 1990)

Vol. 5, Nos. 3 _ 4 (4).pdf
On August 15th, 1990, hundreds of Indian people left the Bolivian Amazon and marched to the Bolivian capital of La Paz. Picking up more participants along the way, they reached almost a quarter of a million people by the time they arrived. These…

Vol. 5, Nos. 3 _ 4 (5).pdf
The contributors of the SAIIC Newsletter use their platform to call readers and supporters to action for the Siriono People in Trinidad who were fighting a group of cattle ranchers for their land.

Vol. 5, Nos. 3 _ 4 (6).pdf
Seven Guarani families were forced out of their homes by police and officials from the Land and Colonization Department and dropped off in an area near a garbage dump after their homes were burned down. The reason for it? To make way for a new…

Vol. 5, Nos. 3 _ 4 (6-7).pdf
Atamai, the principal chief of the Wauja Nation asks for support from international groups and individuals after countless acts of violence, sanctioned by Brazilian laws, have been committed against them. These acts range from assault and battery to…

Vol. 5, Nos. 3 _ 4 (7-8).pdf
A gold rush in the Roraima region of Brazil brought thousands of miners to the area. These miners brought many diseases with them that the Yanomami Tribe was not immune to, thus wiping out 15% of the tribe. The Brazilian Government ordered the…

Vol. 5, Nos. 3 _ 4 (8).pdf
Representatives from eleven Toba Indian communities united to reclaim 150,000 hectares (a little bit more than 370,000 acres) of land between the Teuco and Bermejito rivers from cattle ranchers and logging companies.

Vol. 5, Nos. 3 _ 4 (9).pdf
Members of the Civil Society of the Sommerfield Kommittee, otherwise known as Mennonites, invaded lands that were previously claimed by the Mbya people. Mennonites did not believe in the law, and therefore did not adhere to the legalities surrounding…
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