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    Advancing the rights of indigenous people and protecting the rainforest of the Amazon Basin. Our…Read More

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“Until now what I have seen and heard is that all presidents have beautiful discourses, but where I come from it just stays on paper and in…Read More

Indigenous groups give cautious welcome to deal struck at UN

the Guardian
Governments have agreed to draw up national plans to protect the rights of indigenous groups in their countries as part of a hard-fought agreement during a two-day conference in New York. The agreement document was adopted on Monday at the first UN World Conference on Indigenous Peoples, held to focus attention on the patchy implementation of…Read More
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Amazon Watch Campaign leader

Patricia Gualinga, a Kichwa woman from the Sarayaku community deep in the Ecuadorean Amazon, traveled more than 3,000 miles to push the…Read More

Indigenous groups call for drilling limits to fight climate change | Al Jazeera America

Gualinga shared her story with indigenous peoples from across the United States and Canada during a water ceremony on Saturday organized by the Minnesota-based Indigenous Environmental Network. She had taken a small ceramic bowl, made out of clay in Sarayaku and painted by women in the community using their hair, to share with the local indigenous…Read More
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