This issue of volume 6 covers a broad set of topics from health concerns, land disputes, and meetings between indigenous groups, just to name a few. It discusses these issues in the context of several Central/South American regions.
A gold rush in the Roraima region of Brazil brought thousands of miners to the area. These miners brought many diseases with them that the Yanomami Tribe was not immune to, thus wiping out 15% of the tribe. The Brazilian Government ordered the…
This issue of the SAIIC Newsletter covers a broad range of topics surrounding the main theme of evangelical proselytizing (conversion) in South and Central America, along with the effects on Indian communities.
Most of this text is a statement from the Summer Institute of Linguistics that was then presented by the Union of Indian Nations to the United Nations Working Group on Indigenous Peoples in Geneva, Switzerland.
Sixty delegates from Indian organizations originating in seven Amazonian countries, met in May of 1988 to hold the third meeting of La Coordinadora to discuss massacres and other political problems plaguing their tribes.