Peru’s Amazonian Massacre: Links to Reports and Action Resources

Other sites have been presenting an excellent range of reports and other resources concerning the ongoing Amazonian indigenous conflict with the government of Peruvian President Alan García who has called for “order, energy, action” against the forces of “irrationality” that will bring Peru to a “backward, primitive state,” calling the indigenous protesters “pseudo-natives” and their […]

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Survival International Wins Apology Over “Hoax” Tribe Claims

This is a story I have been following since it first appeared on Survival International‘s news site, concerning The Observer‘s article suggesting that the “uncontacted tribes” in the Amazon were a hoax. While there has been some controversy among anthropologists without any real connection to struggles for indigenous rights as to whether it is “anthropologically […]

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