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  • Collection: Vol. 8, No. 3 (Fall 1994)

Vol. 8, no. 3 (3).pdf
As economic policies imposed on indigenous communities by the Western bloc and regional nation states limit freedoms, indigenous communities have taken to the election process to try and affect change.

Vol. 8, no. 3 (4-5).pdf
Coca growers march on La Paz, Argentinian constitution recognizes indigenous rights, indigenous people left out of settlement between Texaco and Ecuadorian government, Paraguay-Parana waterway threatens wetlands, and Venezuelan indigenous communities…

Vol. 8, no. 3 (6-8).pdf
Indigenous rights promised in the new Mexican Constitution of 1992 have not been executed. In light of this, nearly 100 indigenous communities have met to discuss electoral strategy in an attempt to affect political change.

Vol. 8, no. 3 (9, 33).pdf
The election of a liberal, creole president and an indigenous intellectual vice-president in Bolivia has show that integration and communication with indigenous communities is a viable political strategy in Bolivia. However, this came after decades…

Vol. 8, no. 3 (10-13).pdf
Maya communities in Guatemala have been growing in political strength over the past decade. Although they have a lot of work ahead to affect change and achieve representation, if changes in political discourse occur, the indigenous peoples of…

Vol. 8, no. 3 (14-15).pdf
Attempts by Colombian indigenous groups to participate in the electoral process have been met with disinterest and disunity among voters as well as a lack of coordination among candidates.

Vol. 8, no. 3 (16-18).pdf
The Barbados group has released another statement calling for the effective integration of indigenous into political processes, which needs to be done in a way that recognizes their differences from capitalist democratic systems.

Vol. 8, no. 3 (19-21).pdf
Indigenous people in Ecuador made their political power heard when they effectively protested the passing of an agrarian reform law that threatened indigenous land and forced the president to the negotiation table.

Vol. 8, no. 3 (22-23).pdf
Bilateral agreements between the Bolivian government and powerful indigenous groups have led to an improvement in cooperation and relations. This has led to the better communication in political participation, the expulsion of logging companies from…
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