Indigenous People's Summit

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Wed, 05/20/2009 - 5:00pm

 

 

Hundreds of indigenous leaders have gathered at the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues this week in New York.

Some of the top issues they are hoping to address include the climate crisis, free trade agreements, and indigenous sovereignty.

KBOO’s Jenka Soderberg spoke with Andrew Miller of Amazon Watch, who says that the situation in Peru is on many people’s minds at the Summit:

 
 
 
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