Human Rights, Indigenous Peoples and Extractive Industries Across the Americas

Human Rights, Indigenous Peoples and Extractive Industries Across the Americas- University of Arizona, Center for Latin American Studies Human Rights Initiative and Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program, Rogers College of Law Friday, February 1st, 8:30am - 6pm Arizona Historical Society 949 E. 2nd Street The objective of this one day conference is to bring to the fore a range of issues and concerns with regard to natural resource extraction on indigenous lands across the Americas. Drawing on a human rights framework the conference participants examine some of the multiple, complex responses by indigenous peoples to the social, juridical and environmental dimensions of extraction. Recent examples from Chile to Mesoamerica to the United States, Canada and the Russian Far North illustrate the timeliness of such an examination.

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01/24/2013 - 11:56

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