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  • Collection: Vol. 11, no. 1 (Spring 1998)

Urarina_Survival_Update_Continued_Resource_Exportation_and_Disease_Importation_by_Foreigners_and_Newly_Initiated_by_Multinational_Oil_Companies.pdf
The Kacha people are increasingly being exploited for their natural resources. Oil companies are spreading disease and ruining environments, with a negative impact on Indigenous life.

Interview_With_Dr_Leticia_Dianna_Viteri_Gualinga.pdf
Interview with a Quichua from Ecuador, who works in the health field. Discusses exploitation of natural resources, and the negative social and health implications of continued exploitation.

Environmental_Racism_the_US_Nuclear_Industy_and_Native_Americans.pdf
Uranium mining and testing has occurred in the United States for decades, mostly on native lands. It has been proposed that nuclear waste should be dumped on these already radioactive lands. This could have significant social and health implicationsā€¦

The_Parallel_Conference_on_Mining_and_the_Community.pdf
More than 60 participants from Indigenous communities and NGOs in nine countries contributed to a general debate on mining. The representatives spoke on the true costs of mining, and the needs of those they represented.

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

Nicaragua's_Atlantic_Coast_Update-_Logging_Stopped.pdf
Delegates from the United Nations met to discuss the United States violation of the right of freedom of religion reguarding the Navajo and the Soverign Dineh Nation of Big Mountian.

Nicaragua's_Atlantic_Coast_Update-_Logging_Stopped (1).pdf
Logging which has been damaging to Indigenous communities of the North Atlantic Atonomous Zone has ceased, leading to greater control of there constitutional right to their lands.

Ecuador_Indigenous_People_Push_for_Ratification_of_ILO_Convention_169.pdf
The Indigenous people of Ecuador held demonstrations and marches to push for the ratification of International Labor Organization's Convention 196. This would legally recognize the multiculturalism of the nation for the first time.

the_Xavantes_of_the_Serra_do_Roncador.pdf
The Xavante people have been developing their culture in harmony with nature for centuries. They encountered whites but were able to tentatively coexist while maintaining their autonomy. The elders created the Jabiru Project which aims to guaranteeā€¦

Second_Internation_Indigenous_Forum_on_Biodiversity_and_the_convention_on_Biological_Diversity_Workshop.pdf
A proposal was drafted at the Second International Forum on Biodiversity that includes recommendations for elements of a work program which ensures Indigenous rights.

Interview_With_SAIC_Margarita_Marta_Calfio_Montalva.pdf

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Margarita Marta Calfio Montalvo works closely with Mapuche youth in Temuco, Chile. She discusses urban cultures affects on Mapuche youth, her hopes for the future of the Mapuche youth, and challenges she faces as a women in the field of medicine.

Bolivia_Indigenous_People_fight_for_forest.pdf
The Indigenous communities of the Pilon Lajas Indigenous Territory and Biosphere Reserve have challenged a large logging company, asking for their overthrow. They claim that logging causes negative environmental, health, ad social effects.
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