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Landmark agreement gives Indigenous 'forgotten people' power to self-govern

4 July 2019

Three agreements laid groundwork for possible future land claims, reparations and centuries-long grievances for Métis nations Growing up as member of Alberta’s Métis community, Audrey Poitras was always acutely aware of the unique struggle her people faced. The Métis are one of Canada’s Indigenous…

Using maps as a weapon to resist extractive industries on Indigenous territories

22 April 2019

For Indigenous peoples across the Americas, urgent threats imposed by the industrial extraction of natural resources has characterized the 21st century. The expansion of industry has threatened Indigenous territories, cultures and sovereignty. These industries include: timber and pulp extraction,…

Guatemalan community feminists seek end to violence against the land and women

23 January 2019

The TZK'AT Network of Ancestral Healers of Community Feminism from Ixmulew in Guatemala was formed in October 2015 to defend Indigenous women's rights and the land. Many of its members are healers, midwives, and herbalists. An article in La Agroecología notes (in Spanish) that TZK'AT analyzes from…

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CALL FOR PAPERS: Building Power, Deepening Democracy: Global Perspectives on Environmental Justice

5 August 2021

Submission Deadline: All manuscripts should be submitted for consideration by December 31, 2021. The global environmental crisis is intertwined with the crisis of social and economic inequality. From coal plants to palm oil plantations, economic activities that threaten the planet are concentrated…

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VI Conference and Assembly of the Inter-American Network on Cadastre and Property Registre

Perú 2020 The cadastre and property registry provide and ensure the integrity of the physical, legal, and economic aspects of the territory, whether urban or rural. The suspension and delay on processing these public records during the pandemic has left hundreds of thousands of property-related…