Whose Development? Indigenous Peoples and Megaprojects in the Peruvian Amazon

El Dorado, “an inexhaustible treasure trove”, “the last, as yet unfinished page of Genesis”; for centuries, the Amazon has been the site of utopias, real and imagined. These have often been home-grown, as with so many indigenous millenarian movements: from … Continue reading Whose Development? Indigenous Peoples and Megaprojects in the Peruvian Amazon

Workshop in the Shipibo community To Defend Indigenous Rights and Territories

DEFENDING INDIGENOUS RIGHTS AND TERRITORIES On Saturday June 20, I attended a workshop in the Shipibo community of Poayhan (population around 1000 people) with the aim of informing them about their rights in relation to the activity of the Canadian … Continue reading Workshop in the Shipibo community To Defend Indigenous Rights and Territories