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"We the indigenous peoples walk to the future in the footprints of our ancestors. From the smallest to the largest living being, from the four directions, from the air, the land and the mountains, the creator has placed us, the indigenous peoples upon our mother the earth."

Indigenous Peoples Earth Charter (1992)



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Focus:
Rigoberta Menchú

Project:
Making the News

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The word INDIGENOUS has many meanings. In every region of the world, many different cultural groups live together and interact, but not all of these groups are considered indigenous or inherent to their particular geographic area. In fact, it is only in the face of a collective or shared sense of identity that the term indigenous peoples has been internationally recognized.


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