Indigenous Latin America

Jun 19, 2018

Brazil: Annual Indigenous Summit to Discuss Environmental Sustainability in the Amazon

Indigenous leaders from nine Amazon countries are meeting between 18 and 22 June 2018 in Macapá to discuss the main issues faced by indigenous peoples in the Amazon region. The participants will debate about the harmful impact of extractive industries and make proposals for environmentally sustainable strategies. This forum allows indigenous communities from Brazil, Ecuador, Venezuela, Bolivia,...

Jun 19, 2018

Brazil: Annual Indigenous Summit to Discuss Environmental...

Indigenous leaders from nine Amazon countries are meeting between 18 and 22 June 2018 in Macapá to discuss the main issues faced by indigenous peoples in the Amazon region. The participants will...

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Jun 13, 2018

Brazil: More than 3000 Indigenous People Gather...

Brazilian indigenous people have been facing a series of political setbacks under Michel Temer’s administration. The reluctance of the government to formally recognise indigenous lands and the criminalisation...

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May 09, 2018

Guaraní-Kaiowá: Shedding Light on...

Condemned to the cruelty of a relentless attack against their livelihood and culture, the members of this indigenous community in the Southern Brazilian region of Mato Grosso do Sul are subject to continuous...

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Apr 25, 2018

Brazil: Indigenous Leader’s Struggle for Survival...

While from different generations, both Raoni, an 85 years old Caiapó leader and Davi Kopenawa a leader from Ianomâmis community, have opposed the invasion of their traditional land by extraction...

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Apr 24, 2018

Guaraní-Kaiowá: The Price of the...

Expelled from their territories as an attempt of the Brazilian State to gain lands for the agroindustry, the members of the Guaraní-Kaiowá indigenous community fight today to recover their...

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Apr 10, 2018

UNPO Announces Documentary Screening at Atelier...

Documentary Screening at Atelier Marcel Hastir (Rue du Commerce 51, 1000 Brussels) Maya in Action - Narratives of resilience in Guatemala/Soigner nos droits - La voie des femmes mayas 10 April 2018 |...

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Mar 26, 2018

Brazil Condemned to allocate 1 million dollars...

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights (IACtHR) ordered Brazil to pay 1 million dollars to the Xukuru community for violating their right to collective property. This sum constitutes reparation for the...

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Mar 08, 2018

Call for Papers on Disputed Indigenous Territories...

On the 30th May – 1st June, the University College Roosevelt of Utrecht University will hold a two day conference titled: ‘Territories in dispute: epistemologies, resistances, spiritualities...

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