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Peter d'Errico: Indigenous community battles invasion in Ecuador
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Peter d'Errico: Indigenous community battles invasion in Ecuador (January 2, 2017)
'The Shuar are protesting an invasion of their homelands by a Chinese mining company that would create the world’s second largest open pit copper mine.'

Indigenous marchers clash with officers and soldiers in Ecuador
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Indigenous marchers clash with officers and soldiers in Ecuador (August 20, 2015)
The Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador, the largest indigenous group in the country, is leading the call for protests.

Native women compete in first Miss Indigenous Ecuador contest
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Native women compete in first Miss Indigenous Ecuador contest (May 26, 2015)
Jenny Guillin, who represents the Puruha people, took home the title in a pageant that showcased tribal culture and language.

Radio program in New York aims to keep Kichwa language alive
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Radio program in New York aims to keep Kichwa language alive (August 18, 2014)
Kichwa Hatari is a weekly show featuring news, music and updates in a Native language spoken in Ecuador.

Travel: Virginia resident spent a week on a reserve in Ecuador
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Travel: Virginia resident spent a week on a reserve in Ecuador (May 30, 2014)
Virginia resident learns a lot during his stay with the Waorani people.

Law firm to pay $15M and withdraw from tribal case in Ecuador
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Law firm to pay $15M and withdraw from tribal case in Ecuador (May 8, 2014)
The Patton Boggs law firm has agreed to pay $15 million and withdraw from a case involving a tribe in Ecuador that accused energy giant Chevron of polluting the environment.

President of Ecuador threatens tribe for harboring opponents
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President of Ecuador threatens tribe for harboring opponents (April 30, 2014)
The president of Ecuador lashed out at an Indian community in the Amazon for allegedly harboring three of his political opponents.

Santy Quinde Baidal: Indigenous people lumped into 'Latino' box

Santy Quinde Baidal: Indigenous people lumped into 'Latino' box (April 7, 2014)
Santy Quinde Baidal calls on the U.S. Census Bureau to allow indigenous people in Mexico, Central and America to self-identify.

Judge won't make Chevron pay $9M judgment to Ecuador tribe
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Judge won't make Chevron pay $9M judgment to Ecuador tribe (March 4, 2014)
Chevron doesn't have to pay a $9.5 billion judgment to the Cofan people of Ecuador because the award was obtained through fraud, a federal judge said.

Tribes in Ecuador battle oil pipelines through ancestral territory
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Tribes in Ecuador battle oil pipelines through ancestral territory (February 18, 2014)
Tribes in the Amazon forest of Ecuador are asking the government to stop the steady intrusion of oil pipelines through their traditional territory.

Chevron fights $9B judgment in case filed by tribe in Ecuador
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Chevron fights $9B judgment in case filed by tribe in Ecuador (November 19, 2013)
Energy giant Chevron continues to fight a $9 billion judgment awarded to the Cofan people of Ecuador.

Economist: Tribes go to  war  as Ecuador pursues development
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Economist: Tribes go to war as Ecuador pursues development (November 8, 2013)
Tribes are caught in the crosshairs as Ecuador seeks to boost logging, mining and other development in the Amazons.

Opinion: Ecuador and Bolivia recognize rights of Mother Earth
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Opinion: Ecuador and Bolivia recognize rights of Mother Earth (January 10, 2013)
"In some of the poorest countries of Latin America, one can find a refreshing (and radical) departure from the conventional economic thinking entrenched in Canada and around the world. It’s...

Chevron  refuses to pay $18.7B judgement to tribe in Ecuador
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Chevron refuses to pay $18.7B judgement to tribe in Ecuador (November 2, 2012)
The Cofan people of Ecuador are trying to collect an $18.7 billion judgment they won against Chevron. The tribe blamed Texaco Petroleum Co. for pollution on its ancestral land. But...

Indian activists reach Ecuador's capital in protest of mining
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Indian activists reach Ecuador's capital in protest of mining (March 23, 2012)
After two weeks of marching, more than 1,000 activists reached Ecuador’s capital on Thursday to protest mining projects on their lands. The protest brought Quito to a standstill, according to...

Indian activists charged for anti-mining protests in Ecuador
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Indian activists charged for anti-mining protests in Ecuador (March 22, 2012)
At least 205 indigenous activists have been prosecuted for taking part in anti-mining protests against Ecuador President Rafael Correa. Correa was elected in 2007 with the support of many indigenous...

Blog: Cofan people in Ecuador battle  Chevron for 18 years
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Blog: Cofan people in Ecuador battle Chevron for 18 years (November 4, 2011)
"Lago Agrio, Ecuador—The sprawl of scorched pavement and crumbling cement buildings in the heart of the Amazon rainforest. This city, once a small oil boom town founded by Texaco in...

Opinion: Indigenous activists in Ecuador treated like   terrorists
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Opinion: Indigenous activists in Ecuador treated like terrorists (July 11, 2011)
"If you thought there was anything romantic about environmental activism or indigenous rights, think twice. Socialist ideas about nature - such as keeping water a public good - can get...

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