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Collection: Vol. 7, Nos. 3&4 (Spanish)
Vol. 7, Nos. 3&4
Table of Contents
An editorial highlighting developments in the indigenous community during the year of 1993.
Indigena en la ONU
For the first time in history, indigenous peoples form part of the United Nations.
Gobierno Chileno Obstruye Participacion Mapuche en Elecciones
In 1991, 144 Mapuches were taken to court for occupying land that the Chilean government claims they have no right to own. While this case is in progess, Mapuche leader Aucan Huilcaman is denied eligibility to run for congress.
Aymara Elegido Vicepresidente de Bolivia
Victor Hugo Cardenas election as vice-president of Bolivia on June 7, 1993 inspires hope in the indigenous populations.
Desechos Radioactivos en la Mazonia Brasilera
Paranapanema Mining Co. has buried five thousand tons of radioactive waste in the Pitinga River Amazon area without consequences from the state governments or FUNAI.
Brasil Prohibe Explotacion Maderera al Sur de para
Brazil has prohibited logging activities in Arawete, Apyterewa, Trinchera Bacaja lands in the Brazilian Amazon.
Por el Derecho Espiritual Mapuche
Mapuche communities appeal for Argentina to return cultural and human remains discovered in archaeological remains to the Mapuche communties.
42 Indigenas Fueron Asesinados en Brasil Durante 1993
Indigenous communities face violence at the hands of mining companies. Murders under investigation by the Indigenous Advisory Mission.
Victoria Wichi Despues de Larga Huelga
On September 16, 1993, the Wichi Ka Puce Hi Cooperative of Argentina initiated a week long hunger strike in protest of the government's Land Commission until President Carlos Menem agreed to meet