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  • Collection: Vol. 8, nos. 1 & 2 (Summer 1994)

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The remains of important indigenous leader Cacique Inacayal were given back to the Tecka community, acknowledging indigenous rights over scientific interests.

abya yala p15,42.pdf
Timeline of events in the Zapatista uprising January 1, 1994 to June 16, 1994 and human rights related to the uprising by the Mexican army.

The Zapatista uprising in Chiapas unveiled México’s corruption to the world. Along with the UN’s declaration that 1993 be the International Year of Indigenous Peoples, this event brought light to the power and organization within indigenous…

Indigenous groups in Argentina pressed the congress for the acknowledgement of their rights under a changing constitution.

abya yala p4-5.pdf
Indigenous people block the construction of a hydroelectric project on their lands that could contaminate water sources and food supply.

Indigenous leaders met to discuss development issues and ways to fund projects dedicated to solving them.

abya yala p16-17.pdf
The EZLN list of demands for Political Change, Regional Demands, Women's Projects, and an end to discrimination and repression

Mapuche fight to protect their cultural heritage when artifacts were found in San Martin de los Andes, Argentina.

Answering the call for nation-wide mobilization in Mexico following the Zapatista uprising, the State Indigenous and Campesino Council of Chiapas (CEOIC) marched to and occupied the public plaza in Tuxtla Gutierrez, Chiapas demanding territory,…

Luis Macas of the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities in Ecuador and Matthew Coon Come of the Cree received the Goldman foundation Environmental Award grant. Macas’ acceptance speech pointed to the need for environmental protection against…

abya yala p6-11.pdf
Zapatista Army of National Liberation rose up in Chiapas highlighting Indigenous rights and issues including the lauding of Indigenous culture and leaders in the past while ignoring the problems facing current indigenous populations and marginalizing…
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