Violence against native peoples in Argentina

The disappearance of the Mapuche defender Santiago Maldonado, which occurred in early August in Argentina, has produced a wave of rejection from the nation towards the police authorities, because of the outrage against the native communities. Likewise, the arrest of the Mapuche leader Facundo Jones Huala adds to the outrages …

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Indigenous tribes of Argentina who will teach you their ancestors

More than 600,000 Argentineans are descendants of the native tribes that originally inhabited the country. Despite the fact that many of its cities are now large metropolises, some hidden villages have preserved a culture that has been preserved over time among their people and customs. Patagonia welcomes the Mapuche Leaving …

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The Chilean State and Indigenous Peoples

The relationship of the Chilean State with the indigenous peoples has been characterized by a kind of relatively constant paradox, which manifests itself in a strategy of annihilation/invisibilization and another of recognition. This paradox is currently expressed from different perspectives and manifestations depending on the people concerned and the circumstances …

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Who are the indigenous women in Chile

These gender and ethnic inequalities are at the same time inserted in specific territorial contexts, characterized by different dynamics of interaction between: (i) the economic activities that take place in the territory; (ii) the territorial actors and their forms of individual and collective agency; (iii) the formal and informal rules …

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New indigenous leader sets challenge to end extractivism in Ecuador

The new president of the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (Conaie), Jaime Vargas, has set himself the main challenge of his term of office as ending extractivism in Ecuador and promoting new conservation policies. “We propose from Conaie “no more oil exploitation, no more mining concessions,” because for me …

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Diversity of nationalities and indigenous peoples in Ecuador

14 nationalities and 18 ethnic groups are recognized in the country. There are also 13 languages known to be spoken in its areas of influence. The indigenous nationality is a group of ancient peoples that have constituted the Ecuadorian State, who define themselves as such, who have a common historical …

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Indigenous people from Bolivia and Peru sign twinning agreement

Indigenous communities in Bolivia and Peru signed the International Autonomous Twinning Instrument to strengthen political and cultural relations between the two original peoples. The Bolivian Foreign Ministry reported Thursday that the communal governments of Santiago de Huata (west) in the Bolivian department of La Paz and the Uru Chulluni people …

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The obstacles facing indigenous students in Mexico

The nearly four million indigenous children and adolescents face a lack of infrastructure and teaching staff, contributing to their sub-basic level of achievement compared to urban public schools, according to the Report on the Educational Panorama of the Indigenous Population 2015, prepared by the National Institute for Educational Evaluation and …

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