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Native Lands: The Struggle for Sovereignty


Broken treaties, contested land, reservations, loss of resources. Land sovereignty is a key issue for indigenous peoples. On this edition, we take a look at the Mapuche people in Argentina, the Shuswap Nation in the British Columbia province of Canada, and the Oglala Sioux in the state of South Dakota in the United States.


Atilio Curiñanco, Mapuche resident of Esquel, Argentina; Mauro Millan, 11 de Octubre; Doña Candelaria andMaximilliana Otico, Mapuche residents of Leleque, Argentina; Mauricio MateoManolo Macayo, attorney, 11 de Octubre; Tony and Ernie Two Bulls, residents of Stronghold Table protest camp; Peter Capacella, attorney for the Oglala Sioux Tribe; Bill Supernaugh, superintendent of the Badlands National Park; John Yellowbird Steel, Oglala Sioux tribal president; Flo Six, assistant regional director for communications for the National Park Service.

For more information:

Gustavo Manolo Macayo, Attorney, Liberia Macayo – REPÚBLICA ARGENTINA

Organización Mapuche Tehuelche “11 de Octubre”

Mapuche International Link – Bristol, England

Oglala Sioux

Badlands National Park – Interior, SD

Skwelkwek’welt Protection Center

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