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The Aracuanian Indians in Chile

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Bernado Berdichewsky
Number of pages: 38
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Chile
Region publication is about: Latin America, América Latina
Release year: 1975
Release month / day: jan-75
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The Aché: Genocide Continues in Paraguay

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Mark Münzel
Number of pages: 33
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Paraguay, Paraguay
Region publication is about: Latin America, América Latina
Release year: 1974
Release month / day: jan-74
“The Aché Indians: Genocide in Paraguay” (IWGIA Document 11) documented the extermination of the Aché in Paraguay up to September 1972. At that time, a public scandal broke out in Paraguay over the Indian situation. The authorities promised an inquiry, one man was arrested, and there was hope of a change. But today this genocide is still going on. The promised inquiry has never been realized...
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IWGIA Newsletter No. 9 - November 1973

Publisher: IWGIA
Number of pages: 4
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Canada
Region publication is about: International; internacional
Release year: 1973
Release month / day: Nov
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Aboriginal Land Rights

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: A. Barrie Pittock
Number of pages: 24
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Australia
Region publication is about: Oceania, Pacific, Pacífico
Release year: 1973
Release month / day: jan-73
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The Aché Indians: Genocide in Paraguay

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Mark Münzel
Number of pages: 82
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Paraguay, Paraguay
Region publication is about: Latin America, América Latina
Release year: 1973
Release month / day: jan-73
The purpose of this article is to demonstrate how the basic human rights described in the United Nations Charter of Human Rights are denied to the Aché (Guayaki ) Indians of Paraguay, not through indifference or neglect , but by a deliberate Government policy of genocide disguised as benevolence. I feel that only very exact and detailed information can fulfill this purpose.  
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The Brazilian Indigenous Problem and Policy: The example of the Xingu National Park

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Carmen Junquiera
Number of pages: 27
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Brazil, Brasil
Region publication is about: Latin America, América Latina
Release year: 1973
Release month / day: jan-73
In 1971 a road linking Brasilia with Manaus was constructed so that it crossed the Xingu Park. In 1973 another road violation of the national park was on the way. The present publication illustrates Brazilian natives policy at the time of these violations and indicates the difficulty of solving the problem of the final remaining indigenous population of this country. Xingu Park was at the time of ...
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The Urgent Situation of the Cuiva Indians of Colombia

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Bernard Arcand
Number of pages: 28
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Colombia
Region publication is about: Latin America, América Latina
Release year: 1972
Release month / day: jan-72
This publication documents how, after four centuries of struggle against the European invasion of their territory, the Cuiva are now threatened not only with cultural extinction, but also with physical ectermination at the hands of Colombian cattle herders. Between July 1968 and July 1970 the author of this publication spent 21 month living with three distinct groups of nomadic haters and gatherer...
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Bibliography of the indigenous Problems and Policy of the Brazilian Amazon Region. 1957-1972

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: René Fuerst
Number of pages: 44
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Brazil, Brasil
Region publication is about: Latin America, América Latina
Release year: 1972
Release month / day: jan-72
This publication is a bibliography of the Brazilian Amazon region covering the period from 1957-1972. The publication refers to the entire Brazilian Amazon region, however most of the publications mentioned deal with its southeastern part, the Northern Mato Grosso, Goiás and Southern Pará. This is due to the fact that at the time of writing the indigenous policy and its consequences was concentr...
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