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  • Collection: Vol. 5, Nos. 2&3 (Fall 1989 & Winter 1990)

Vol. 5, nos. 2&3 (2-3).pdf
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Representatives of Native groups in the Amazon basin insisted on having a bigger role in policy making in their area. They forged an alliance with the United States and set a new agenda for a permanent dialogue without intermediaries.

Vol. 5, nos. 2&3 (4-6).pdf
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The Ecuadorian government granted new oil concessions to companies operating in the Ecuadorian rainforest. A new round of concessions was expected to start before 1990.

Vol. 5, nos. 2&3 (6-7).pdf
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A Quichua man, Juan Sanchez Pena, gives an interview where he discloses that before oil excavation in their land, animals were abundant, food was easily accessible, rivers weren't polluted. But now, the CGG oil company of France is driving away all…

Vol. 5, nos. 2&3 (7-8).pdf
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Ten Salasaca indians are in hiding to avoid being captured by the Service of Criminal Investigation. A number of robberies occured in Salasaca areas by Mestizos who were part of a gang. The Salasaca's are losing land, lives, and other property to the…

Vol. 5, nos. 2&3 (8-10).pdf
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40,000 gold miners invaded Roraima. 15 Yanomami died as a result of the miners bringing malaria into Yanomami territory. Rivers have been polluted with mercury and gold miners are quickly spreading venereal diseases.

Vol. 5, nos. 2&3 (10).pdf
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Federal court ruling ordering the removal of gold miners from Yanomami territory has been defied by the Brazilian government.

Vol. 5, nos. 2&3 (11).pdf
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Over three million people signed a petition calling for an emergency meeting of the United Nations to debate ways to halt the destruction of the rainforests. Ailton Krenak of the UNI accepted the Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights award.

Vol. 5, nos. 2&3 (12-13).pdf
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The Party of Earth and Identity was formed by several Indian nations in the beginning of 1989.
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