Category Archives: Indigenous people

Territorio indígena y gobernanza

Este portal web es un espacio donde las organizaciones indígenas y las instituciones que colaboran con ellas, encontrarán información sobre los territorios indígenas en América Latina, materiales referidos a la gobernanza territorial, documentos técnicos sobre la temática, legislación, material audiovisual … Continue reading

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Decolonizing Native Histories: Collaboration, Knowledge and Language

Decolonizing Native Histories is an interdisciplinary collection that grapples with the racial and ethnic politics of knowledge production and indigenous activism in the Americas. It analyzes the relationship of language to power and empowerment, and advocates for collaborations between community … Continue reading

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Handbook of Critical and Indigenous Methodologies

The Handbook of Critical and Indigenous Methodologies is the only handbook to make connections regarding many of the perspectives of the “new” critical theorists and emerging indigenous methodologies. Built on the foundation of the landmark SAGE Handbook of Qualitative Research, the … Continue reading

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Decolonizing Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples

From the vantage point of the colonized, the term ‘research’ is inextricably linked with European colonialism; the ways in which scientific research has been implicated in the worst excesses of imperialism remains a powerful remembered history for many of the … Continue reading

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Reclaiming Our Freedom to Learn

We have learned, with the Zapatistas, that while changing the world is very difficult, perhaps impossible, it is possible to create a whole new world. So we created our university, Unitierra. Young men and women without any diploma, and better … Continue reading

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Evo entre o desenvolvimentismo e a Pacha Mama

Evo Morales encontra-se em seu pior momento político desde que assumiu a presidência da Bolívia em 2005. O motivo: os protestos indígenas contra a construção de uma estrada que deveria atravessar a reserva natural do território Indígena Parque Nacional Isiboro … Continue reading

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“El Estado se construyó sobre un Genocidio de los Pueblos Originarios”

Integrante de la Red de Investigaciones en Genocidio y doctora en Antropología, Diana Lenton aporta pruebas del genocidio de los pueblos originarios. Campos de concentración, asesinatos masivos, fusilamientos y niños robados. El papel del Estado, la sociedad y los intelectuales. … Continue reading

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Forest Hunter-Gatherers and their world

Read This thesis is about a forest hunter-gatherer people, the Mbendjele Yaka Pygmies of northern Congo-Brazzaville. The thesis is based on a field research carried out between 1994 and 2001. I begin by examining certain key terms used in the … Continue reading

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Immediate Return vs. Delayed Return Societies

Read This characterisation is based on an analytical distinction between an ‘immediate-return’ hunter-gatherer economy and agricultural, herding or capitalist ‘delayed-return’ economies that is helpful for understanding the differences in approach to resource management and the environment. In delayed-return societies work … Continue reading

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Original Instructions: Indigenous Teachings for a Sustainable Future

  For millennia the world’s indigenous peoples have acted as guardians of the web of life for the next seven generations. They’ve successfully managed complex reciprocal relationships between biological and cultural diversity. Awareness of indigenous knowledge is reemerging at the … Continue reading

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