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Vol. 1, no. 3 (7).pdf
The violence in Peru continues to escalate, and Indian people, along with many others, suffer...

Indigenous communities are often caught in the cross hairs of different interest groups struggling to control ecologically diverse territories. Conflicts over the use of indigenous territories raises many important questions regarding the rights of…

A group of armed men abducted one of Columbia's key indigenous leaders who helped to lead efforts to recover traditional indigenous lands in the Pasto region.

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.

abya yala p24.pdf
Western influences and pushes for tourist development have pushed many Garifuna people off their lands and changed the relationship people have to each other and the land. The government has favored capitalist interests leading to hardships for many…

The Calchaqui Indians are threatened because their land is being taken by corporations and the Argentinian government.

abya yala p38.pdf
The Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (CONAIE) and other organizations protest new laws by the Ecuadorian putting agroindustry and livestock grazing above small farmers making a living off the land. Fifteen have been killed by…

Kunas Protest Land Invasions.pdf
The Kuna have demarcated their territory. Colonizers recently destroyed a house within Kuna territory.

Scandal of land rights and the Tarahumara.

Apache leaders plea to stop destruction of sacred places.

Issues of land rights and culture development of indigenous communities was discussed on September 23-26, 1993 at the first meeting of the congress of indigenous representatives from Guerrero.

Peru's old 1933 constitution protected indigenous lands rights and the new constitution threatens to indigenous rights by opening up territories to confiscation by other parties, agricultural development, and possible ecological damage
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