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IWGIA Newsletter No. 40 - December 1984

Publisher: IWGIA
Number of pages: 176
ISSN number: 0105-6387
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Australia, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, East Timor, Guatemala, India, International, Nicaragua, South Africa, Venezuela, USA, West Papua, WCIP
Region publication is about: International; internacional
Release year: 1984
Release Month | Day: Dec
This Newsletter contains articles from Australia, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, East Timor, Guatemala, India, International, Nicaragua, South Africa, Venezuela, USA, West Papua, WCIP.
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IWGIA Newsletter No. 39 - October 1984

Publisher: IWGIA
Number of pages: 120
ISSN number: 0105-6387
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, East Timor, India, International, Lebanon, Malaysia, New Caledonia, Peru, USA, West Papua
Region publication is about: International; internacional
Release year: 1984
Release Month | Day: Oct
This Newsletter contains articles from Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, East Timor, India, International, Lebanon, Malaysia, New Caledonia, Peru, USA, West Papua.
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IWGIA Newsletter No. 38 - July 1984

Publisher: IWGIA
Number of pages: 156
ISSN number: 0105-6387
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, East Timor, Ecuador, Kenya, Guatemala, Melanesia, Mexico and Guatemala, Mexico, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Philippines, Thailand, United States, West Papua
Region publication is about: International; internacional
Release year: 1984
Release Month | Day: Jul
This Newsletter contains articles from Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, East Timor, Ecuador, Kenya, Guatemala, Melanesia, Mexico and Guatemala, Mexico, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Philippines, Thailand, United States, West Papua.
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IWGIA Newsletter No. 37 - May 1984

Publisher: IWGIA
Number of pages: 168
ISSN number: 0105-6387
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Alaska, Australia, Bangladesh, Belize, Brazil, Canada, Chile, East Timor, Ecuador, Greenland, Kenya, Malaysia, Nicaragua, Pacific, Peru, South Africa, Thailand, United States, West Papua
Region publication is about: International; internacional
Release year: 1984
Release Month | Day: May
This Newsletter contains articles from Alaska, Australia, Bangladesh, Belize, Brazil, Canada, Chile, East Timor, Ecuador, Greenland, Kenya, Malaysia, Nicaragua, Pacific, Peru, South Africa, Thailand, United States, West Papua.
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East Timor: The Struggle Continues

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Torben Retbøll (ed.)
Number of pages: 219
ISSN number: 0105-4503
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: East Timor, Timor Oriental
Region publication is about: Asia
Release year: 1984
Release Month | Day: apr-84
This book is a sequel to East Timor, Indonesia and the Western Democracies which was published by IWGIA in 1980 as Document No. 40. The earlier report covered the conflict from the Indonesian invasion in 1975 until the end of 1979, where­as this new report concentrates largely on developments since 1980.
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Genocide in the Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Wolfgang Mey (ed.)
Number of pages: 190
ISSN number: 0105-4503
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Bangladesh
Region publication is about: Asia
Release year: 1984
Release Month | Day: apr-84
The Chittagong Hill Tracts are a "tribal area" in Bangla­desh where 12 different ethnic groups live. They number about 600 000 people and make up 0.7% of the total population of Bangladesh. After independence the tribal people accounted for 98% of the district's inhabitants. Today they are out­numbered by Bengali settlers who were brought into the hills in recent years by a three-phase gov...
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Whaling off Lembata: The effects of a development project on an Indonesian community

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Robert Barnes
Number of pages: 32
ISSN number: 0105-4503
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Indonesia
Region publication is about: Asia
Release year: 1984
Release Month | Day: apr-84
For thirty-three months, from March, 1973 until Novem­ber, 1975, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations administered a Freedom From Hunger Campaign Project in Lamalera, Lembata, Nusa Tenggara Timur, Indonesia. A relatively isolated village of around 1,200 persons on the south coast of the small and rugged volcanic island Lembata, Lamalera possesses a mixed economy much aff...
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Between Zoo and Slavery: The Yagua of Eastern Peru in their present situation

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Jean Pierre Chaumeil
Number of pages: 66
ISSN number: 0105-4503
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Peru, Perú
Region publication is about: Latin America, América Latina
Release year: 1984
Release Month | Day: jan-89
The purpose of this document is to provide as complete a picture as possible of the current situation of the Yagua by integrating all the sets of constraints to which they are victims. After more than three centuries, and with particular intensity in the last decades, the Yagua are suffering the consequences of the white colonisation of their territory, three centuries of dependence and oppression...
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IWGIA Newsletter No. 35-36 - October & December 1983

Publisher: IWGIA
Number of pages: 212
ISSN number: 0105-6387
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Alaska, Arctic, Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, CISA, Colombia, Costa Rica, East Timor, Ethiopia, Guatemala, New Caledonia, New Zealand/Aotearoa, Nicaragua, Pacific, Palau, Peru, Tanzania, United States, Vanuatu, West Papua
Region publication is about: International; internacional
Release year: 1983
Release Month | Day: Dec
This Newsletter contains articles from Alaska, Arctic, Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, CISA, Colombia, Costa Rica, East Timor, Ethiopia, Guatemala, New Caledonia, New Zealand/Aotearoa, Nicaragua, Pacific, Palau, Peru, Tanzania, United States, Vanuatu, West Papua.
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IWGIA Newsletter No. 34 - July 1983

Publisher: IWGIA
Number of pages: 120
ISSN number: 0105-6387
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Alaska, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Guatemala, Indian Ocean, Mexico, Pacific, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, USA, Venezuela
Region publication is about: International; internacional
Release year: 1983
Release Month | Day: Jul
This Newsletter contains articles from Alaska, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Guatemala, Indian Ocean, Mexico, Pacific, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, USA, Venezuela.
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National Revolution and Indigenous Identity: The Conflict between Sandinists and Mískito Indians on Nicaragua´s Atlantic Coast

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Klaudine Ohland & Robin Schneider
Number of pages: 302
ISSN number: 0105-4503
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Nicaragua
Region publication is about: Latin America, América Latina
Release year: 1983
Release Month | Day: apr-83
Since July 1982 the situation on Nicaragua's Atlantic Coast has rapidly deteriorated. What before merely seemed possible is today a certainty. Open battles have begun in the Puerto Cabezas area between the Sandinist army and armed units of several thousand men who have invaded from Honduras. Supported by the Honduran army and equipped with North Ameri­can arms, the opponents of the Sandinist R...
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IWGIA Newsletter No. 33 - March 1983

Publisher: IWGIA
Number of pages: 136
ISSN number: 0105-6387
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Guatemala, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Panama, Peru, Arctic, Australia, Philippines, West Irian, East Timor, New Caledonia, Kwajalein, Canada, USA, Kalahari
Region publication is about: International; internacional
Release year: 1983
Release Month | Day: Mar
This Newsletter contains articles from Guatemala, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Panama, Peru, Arctic, Australia, Philippines, West Irian, East Timor, New Caledonia, Kwajalein, Canada, USA, Kalahari
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IWGIA Newsletter No. 31-32 - June - October 1982

Publisher: IWGIA
Number of pages: 112
ISSN number: 0105-6387
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Guatemala, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, French Guiana, Panama, Peru, Angola, Arctic, Australia, Canada, USA, Eastern India
Region publication is about: International; internacional
Release year: 1982
Release Month | Day: Oct
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IWGIA Newsletter No. 30 - April 1982

Publisher: IWGIA
Number of pages: 120
ISSN number: 0105-6387
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: CISA, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Gueatemala, Mexico, Panama, Brazil, Colombia, Paraguay, Peru, Venezuela, Arctic, Canada, USA, Norway, Australia
Region publication is about: International; internacional
Release year: 1982
Release Month | Day: Apr
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"Violence" as an Economic Force: the process of proletarianisation among the indigenous people of the Argentinian Chaco, 1884-1930

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Nicolás Iñigo Carrera
Number of pages: 50
ISSN number: 0105-4503
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Argentina
Region publication is about: Latin America, América Latina
Release year: 1982
Release Month | Day: apr-82
When talking about the indigenous peoples of northern Arg­entina, one must use the past tense. Hunter/gatherer societies in that region have been constantly undermined since the late 19th century as indigenous resources of land and labour were pulled into the capitalist economy. Vestiges of the identities and cultures of the Matacos, Tobas, Mocovles and Vilelas (though twisted and changed as a...
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Dam a River, Damn a People? Saami (Lapp) Livelihood and the Alta/Kautokeino Hydro-electric Project and the Norwegian Parliament

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Robert Paine
Number of pages: 107
ISSN number: 0105-4503
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Norway, Noruega
Region publication is about: Arctic, Ártico
Release year: 1982
Release Month | Day: jan-82
This document is an edited English version of a brief written for the Supreme Court of Norway with an added general introduction to the Saami, the Alta/Kautokeino project and the context of North Norway. The proposed Alta/Kautokeino hydro scheme brings the Saami world in Norway very close indeed to its 'to be or not to be'. The likely consequences are so encompassing. They affect sendentary as wel...
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IWGIA Newsletter No. 27 - June 1981

Publisher: IWGIA
Number of pages: 100
ISSN number: 0105-6387
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Australia, Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Norway, Panama, Peru, USA, West Irian
Region publication is about: International; internacional
Release year: 1981
Release Month | Day: Jun
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Indian Areas Threatened by Hydroelectric Projects in Brazil

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Paul L. Aspelin and Silvio Coelho Dos Santos
Number of pages: 201
ISSN number: 0105-4503
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Brazil, Brasil
Region publication is about: Latin America, América Latina
Release year: 1981
Release Month | Day: apr-81
The present report on Indian Areas threatened by Hydro­electric Projects in Brazil, by Paul L. Aspelin and Silvio Coelho dos Santos, is written specifically for the IWGIA DOCUMENT series. An earlier version of the document was presented by Paul L. Aspelin at the XLIII International Congress of Americanists in Vancouver, Canada, in August 1979. Silvio Coelho dos Santos also presented an earlier...
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Is God An American? An Anthropological Perspective on the Missionary Work of the Summer Institute of Linguistics

Publisher: Survival International & IWGIA
Number of pages: 192
ISBN number: 87-980717-2-6
ISSN number: 0105-4503
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, México, Peru, Perú
Region publication is about: Latin America, América Latina
Release year: 1981
Release Month | Day: apr-81
The Wycliffe Bible Translators (WBT)/Summer Institute of Lin­guistics (SIL), one of the largest missionary enterprises in the world, aims to bring »the Word« to the »Bibleless tribes«. In pursuit of converts, SIL missionaries have profoundly affected indigenous societies throughout the world. SIL's method of proselytising and its relationships with host countries have provoked many questio...
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IWGIA Newsletter No. 25-26 - March 1981

Publisher: IWGIA
Number of pages: 100
ISSN number: 0105-6387
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Greenland, Namibia, Norway, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Timor, USA, USSR, International
Region publication is about: International; internacional
Release year: 1981
Release Month | Day: Mar
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IWGIA Newsletter No. 24 - April 1980

Publisher: IWGIA
Number of pages: 104
ISSN number: 0105-6387
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Bolivia, Peru, Colombia, Chile, Venezuela, Brazil, Canada, USA, Kurdistan, Japan, USA, Burma, Australia
Region publication is about: International; internacional
Release year: 1980
Release Month | Day: Apr
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East Timor, Indonesia and the Western Democracies

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Edited by Torben Retbøll
Number of pages: 138
ISSN number: 0105-4503
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: East Timor, Timor Oriental , Indonesia
Region publication is about: Asia
Release year: 1980
Release Month | Day: apr-80
The purpose of this collection of documents is to show three points: Firstly, Indonesian atrocities in East Timor; secondly, the responsibility of the Western democracies; and thirdly, the cover-up in the Western mass media. The collection opens and closes with UN testimonies by Noam Chomsky. The documents in between are arranged by origin and topic, rather than in a chronological sequence. For r...
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I sold Myself, I was Bought

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Brigitte Símon, Barbara Riester & Jürgen Riester
Number of pages: 150
ISSN number: 0105-4503
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Bolivia
Region publication is about: Latin America, América Latina
Release year: 1980
Release Month | Day: apr-80
A lot has been said about the development of the Bolivian Department of Santa Cruz; most assuredly, quite a bit has been achieved in this area. The establishment of new types of industry and the extension of existing ones have led to a demographic development which, percentwise, tops the list of Bolivian departments.
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IWGIA Newsletter No. 22 - June 1979

Publisher: IWGIA
Number of pages: 60
ISSN number: 0105-6387
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: Greenland, Ecuador, Guatemala, Bolivia, El Salvador, U.S.A., Cape Hope Island, Norway, East Timor, Palau, Australia
Region publication is about: International; internacional
Release year: 1979
Release Month | Day: Jun
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Himachal Science, People and Progress

Publisher: IWGIA
Author: Gerald D. Berreman
Number of pages: 43
ISSN number: 0105-4503
Publication language: English
Country publication is about: India
Region publication is about: Asia
Release year: 1979
Release Month | Day: apr-79
Fourth-world colonialism, by which I mean the coloniza­tion or exploitation of indigenous minorities whithin third­world or "developing" nations, is as pernicious - as damaging to the colonized - as any other kind of colonialism, the more so that it often goes unrecognized. Ethnocentrism can be as narrow-minded and relationships as exploitative when India or China, for example, deal with H...
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