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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
This report is a reprint from volume 2, in Frank Stevens (ed.): RACISM: THE AUSTRALIAN EXPERIENCE. A Study of Race Prejudice in Australia. 1-3. 1971-72. Published by Australia & New Zealand Book Co, Fty. Ltd.,85 Whiting Street, Artarmon, N.S.W. 2064 Australia. We express our gratitude to the publishers for the generous permission to reprint A. Barrie Pittock's study as an IWGIA DOCUMENT. The f...
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Hydraulic Development and Ethnocide: The Mazatec and Chinantec People of Oaxaca, Mexico

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Alicia Barabas and Miguel Bartolomé
Number of pages: 20
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Mexico, México
Region publication is about: Latin America, América Latina
Release year: 1973
Release Month | Day: jan-74
The aim of this report is to call attention to a program of ethno­cide which is being applied to ethnic minorities in Mexico as a part of a policy of capitalist development being carried out by the Mexi­can government through regional development agencies. It can be shown that ethnocidal policies of these agencies have an intimate relation­ship with the broad economic and political goa...
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Native People in Areas of Internal National Expansion: Indians and Inuit in Canada

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Douglas Esmond Sanders
Number of pages: 39
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Canada, Canadá
Region publication is about: Arctic, Ártico
Release year: 1973
Release Month | Day: jan-73
In the last few years there have been an increasing number of major development projects which have raised issues of native rights. The list includes the Bennett Darn, the Bighorn Darn, the James Bay project, the flooding of Southern Indian Lake, explora­tion and resource development in the Arctic and the Mackenzie valley pipeline. All these projects involve isolated areas with predominantly n...
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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: AMAZIND & 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 Dynamics of the Ye'cuana ("Maquiritare") Political System: Stability and Crisis

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Nelly Arvelo Jiménez
Number of pages: 23
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Venezuela
Region publication is about: Latin America, América Latina
Release year: 1973
Release Month | Day: jan-72
The Ye'cuana or De'cuana, better known in the anthropologi­cal literature as Maquiritare1) , are approximately 1500 Carib­speaking, tropical-forest people. Their villages21 are scattered along the upper course of the Caura and Paragua Rivers, or bran­ches of the latter (Bolivar State) , and along the Ventuari, Cunucunuma, Padoma and Cuntinamo Rivers and their affluents (Territorio Fede...
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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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The Anatomy of a Land Invasion Scheme in Yekuana Territory, Venezuela

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Walther Coppens
Number of pages: 22
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Venezuela
Region publication is about: Latin America, América Latina
Release year: 1972
Release Month | Day: jan-72
This publication documents the Parú-Cacuri invasion on the basis of newspaper reports, and documents submitted to various official authorities. This is done to substantiate the Yekuana viewpoint regarding the significance of their land, and to out line their own attitude toward the development projects being elaborated for application in southern Venezuela, one of the most isolated regions of the...
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The Forest Indians in the Present Political Situation of Peru

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Stefano Varese
Number of pages: 28
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Peru, Perú
Region publication is about: Latin America, América Latina
Release year: 1972
Release Month | Day: jan-72
This publication focus on the subject of the tribal minorities og the Peruvian tropical forest from the point of view of the political circumstances and the general administrative conditions of Perú.  
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The Situation of the Adivasis of Chotanagpur and Santal Parganas, Bihar, India

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Rupert R. Moser
Number of pages: 11
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: India
Region publication is about: Asia
Release year: 1972
Release Month | Day: jan-72
Although Bihar has one of the largest industrial complexes of India and is rich in mineral resources, one of the poorest and most backward populations of India reside there. The total population of Bihar is 46 455 600. The "Tribal Belt" of Bihar, Chotanagpur Division and Santal Parganas District, is inhabited by more than 11 million. The Tribals there number about 3 million. The most predominant t...
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Tribal Survival in the Alto Marañon: The Aguaruna Case

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Henning Siverts
Number of pages: 81
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Peru, Perú
Region publication is about: Latin America, América Latina
Release year: 1972
Release Month | Day: jan-72
The title of this IWGIA report is a permutation of Bodley's Tribal Survival in the Amazon: The Campa Case (IWGIA-DOCUMENT 5, 1972). However, the similarity between the two papers goes beyond the title, The Jivaro-speaking Aguaruna and the Arawak-speaking Campa both inhabit the Peruvian Amazon, they both fought fiercely and successfully against the intruders, and they both suffer under the impact o...
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Tribal Survival in the Amazon: The Campa Case

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: John H. Bodley
Number of pages: 15
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Peru, Perú
Region publication is about: Latin America, América Latina
Release year: 1972
Release Month | Day: jan-72
At the time of the release of this publication the Campa Indians of the Peruvian Amazon was experiencing steady shrinking of their homeland and being in the pathway of major economic development efforts, which threatened and still threatens the Campa Indians traditional way of life. The publication take a careful look at the Campa case as it provided an opportunity for a reappraisal of the questio...
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Report from Eritrea

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Karl Eric Knutsson
Number of pages: 8
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Eritrea
Region publication is about: Africa, África
Release year: 1971
Release Month | Day: apr-71
Symptoms of Partiality In "Aftonbladet" (ed. in Sweden) the Ethiopian minister of information has adamently denied that reports on the massacres in Eritrea, given by one of the best friends of the Ethio­pian people, the Swedish missionaire Olle Hagner, have any foundation, dis­nursing them as being mere symptoms of partiality. According to him, Hagner was speaking on behalf of the libera&s...
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Declaration of Barbados

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: IWGIA
Number of pages: 8
Publication language: English
Region publication is about: International, Internacional
Release year: 1971
Release Month | Day: jan-71
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